5 Reasons Why Split Systems are Trending

5 Reasons Why Split Systems are Trending

5 Reasons Why Split Systems are Trending

An Introduction

Window, wall, and portable air conditioners can’t match the silent efficiency of a split system’s cost-effective and robust cooling. Yet, they’re the most popular kind of air conditioner in Australia.

Modern technology and customized features are available in a wide range of air conditioner models. Air conditioners that use less electricity are often separated into two or more sections. Depending on the model, an external compressor may be put on an outside wall or positioned on the floor. Many interior units are included in specific versions, although only one compressor is required. They don’t utilize ducts to circulate air; these machines are non-ducted air conditioning units.

What is the Split System?

Diverse capacities and aesthetics may be found when it comes to split systems. Wall-mounted units with fan coils are generally recognized and installed in split systems (otherwise known as evaporators). Split Air Conditioning units that are installed on the wall. The interior and outdoor units are the only two pieces that need to be placed in homes and apartments in Melbourne and around Australia.

Split systems are more accessible to set up than other HVAC systems, such as evaporative cooling, which need running ductwork throughout the house.

How do they Work?

Once the gas cooling agent is pumped into the air conditioning circuit, the split system a/c begins to chill the room. The condenser device receives this refrigerant directly from the compressor. The gas cools and turns into a liquid traveling through a condenser.

After that, the fluid cooling agent is pumped through the evaporator at high pressure, expanding and changing back into a gas. The temperature of this gas drops significantly as it expands. As a result, the evaporator experiences a significant temperature disparity.

A gas refrigerant that has been cooled moves with the evaporator and absorbs heat from your home before transferring it to the compressor input port of your split system air conditioner.

In addition, the cycle repeats. Precision cooling may be achieved with the use of this split system unit. It’s just another way they help keep energy bills down.

Why Use the Split System?




Among the most popular home air conditioning systems, wall-mounted split systems are the most popular since they are cost-effective and easy to maintain. Here are five reasons for choosing the split air conditioner:

Simplicity in Installation and Silent Functioning

While installing a ducted air conditioner requires extensive ducting, split system air conditioners can be installed quickly and with little disruption to your house or workplace, making them a better choice for smaller spaces. Since no ductwork is required, installing a split air conditioner is a breeze. Even if the outdoor unit is 100 feet distant from the interior one, the copper tubing and the control wing may fit through a tiny hole in the wall without causing any interference. If a flat roof piece is accessible, the air conditioning system may even be placed there. In addition to being cost-effective, the fittings need just minor alterations to your home. Due to the lack of ducting, installation is cheaper.

Also, these versions are quieter than traditional air conditioners, making them perfect for private settings such as libraries, boardrooms, and educational institutions, as well as bedrooms. As a result, the sound-producing ducts may be installed outside, in a garden, or in any other location where the noise is unimportant.

Quality of the Air

Air filtration and humidity control features are standard in split air conditioners. These features help keep a cloud of room dust- and humidity-free.  Allergy users, as well as youngsters and the elderly, benefit from this. Many split-system versions can cleanse the air entering your home, preventing allergies and dust from flowing throughout the structure. These particles may cause headaches, eye irritation, allergies, and breathing issues if they are inhaled. This is critical in reducing the health risk associated with these particles.

Efficiency in Terms of Price

Wall-mounted split air conditioners are the most cost-effective alternative for a small home, apartment, or studio since they are easy to install, don’t need ductwork, and can be purchased for a reasonable price. It is possible to significantly cut your monthly electricity costs by using less energy and doing so in an efficient manner. When it is required to climatize certain portions of the house, it works well. In addition to conserving energy and money, the units put in the room may spread air more uniformly.

Control of the Temperature

Enjoy the convenience of using a remote control to adjust your air conditioner’s temperature. With a thermostat, everything runs smoothly and is more efficient than ever before. Temperatures in each room may be controlled by the individual indoor units placed in them.

Multi-Head Split Systems

With multi-head split systems, you may have a variety of indoor units connected to the same outdoor condenser so that you can have the most efficient and appropriate air conditioner for each room. Rather than a complicated duct system, a multi-split AC has one outside compressor linked to four to five internal air outlets through refrigerant lines. There are also condensate drain lines and power cables that connect to the outside unit and the refrigerant tubing.

Each interior air outlet is linked to a separate outside heat pump unit to absorb or dissipate heat. Remove the heat from outside and bring it inside with the help of a heat pump.

The Bottom Line

A split air conditioner, as opposed to a large, intrusive window unit, is a system that is visually appealing and complements the interior design. There will be no obstructions to your view out of your windows either. Split air-conditioning units also have a significant cooling capacity and are pretty silent while running. Split air conditioning systems are more expensive to install than window air conditioners at first, but their long-term costs are substantially cheaper. When buying an air conditioner, these units offer several benefits to consider.

You now have more choices than ever before when it comes to the setting of your split system. With the help of specialists, you can tailor your air conditioner to meet your specific demands.

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Benjamin McCluskey

Benjamin McCluskey

Ben is the owner of BM Heating & Cooling. Based in Melbourne with a passion for all things HVAC he hopes to educate and pass on his knowledge for all things heating and cooling.