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Energy Adviser: Ductless heat pumps gaining momentum

Jun 27, 2012

Baseboard heaters and their cousins — ceiling cable heaters and in-wall heaters — are expensive and wasteful ways to warm a home. If you have these kinds of heaters, you’re reminded of this with each month’s electricity bill.

But it may be out of reach for you to install a traditional heat pump or furnace, along with all the ductwork needed to circulate the heated air.

Fortunately, that’s not the only option. Consider instead a ductless heat pump. As the name implies, this kind of system doesn’t require ducts. Learn More.

Is Ductless right for your home?

Click on the house that best fits your home style to view more information.

Is Ductless right for your home?

Click over the house that best fits your home style to view more information.

  • Single-story

    Is your home:

    • Less than 2,200 sq. ft.
    • Electric resistance with baseboard heaters or wall heaters
    • Infrared panels/ceilings
    Learn More
  • Two-story

    Is your home:

    • Less than 2,600 sq. ft.
    • Electric resistance with baseboard heaters or wall heaters
    • Electric forced air furnace
    Learn More
  • Manufactured or mobile

    Is your home:

    • Electric baseboard/wall heating
    • Electric forced air furnace
    Learn More
  • Split-level

    Is your home:

    • Less than 2,400 sq. ft.
    • Electric forced air furnace (preferred)
    • Baseboard heating, infrared panel, wall heaters
    Learn More