There are drawbacks to ductwork. Damage or just slow deterioration over time can cause massive inefficiency, and they aren’t the most efficient way to distribute warmth or coolness to begin with. And then there’s the fact that many homes in New England simply weren’t built with ductwork and have never had it added.
The mini split, a ductless system, is ideal for either eliminating old ducts or for modernizing and air conditioning homes that never had ductwork. A mini split is available as a heat pump, which provides both cooling and heating. But can it provide enough heat for a Boston winter? Keep reading to learn the answer!