Q: I’m doing a remodel. I’ve been hearing about something called “split ductless” air conditioning? What is it and would it be a good option for cooling my home? A: My in-laws are in Laguna Woods, California. They live in a two bedroom condominium with split ductless air conditioning. It works wonderfully and is very efficient method of cooling, primarily because of the smaller size of their living quarters. Whether it’s the best option for you depends on your particular home. Split ductless air conditioning, hence the name, is a way to cool your home without adding ductwork, which typically requires walls, ceilings and attics to be opened up. More efficient than typical window AC units, split ductless is a an option if you only have several different rooms that need cooling. Mounted…
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