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Tips For Choosing A Heat Pump

Choosing any home appliance isn’t an easy task. There are always so many features to consider, the energy efficiency, the size, the model, the manufacturer and of course the price. It might sound daunting but most of us have the ability to make a decision about what new fridge or stove to buy. When it comes to more uncommon appliances like a heat pump that we’re going to be using …

  • Posted: December 1, 2017
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Heat Pump Maintenance For Efficient Operation

When it comes to proper heat pump maintenance there are a few things every homeowner needs to know. While it’s obvious that the proper operation of your heat pump will result in reliable heat for your home and family, that doesn’t always translate to efficiency. Just because your heat pump is operating doesn’t mean it’s operating as efficiently as possible, which is why proper heat pump maintenance is so important. …

  • Posted: November 20, 2017
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Heating Your Home With Heat Pumps

Heat pumps are great additions to ductless air conditioning units. They provide an efficient method of heating specific spaces in your home during colder months of the year. Heating your home with heat pumps allows you to keep your furnace or boiler off for a longer period into the fall and early spring. They do provide a good amount of heat, however they aren’t the best solution to completely heat …

  • Posted: November 15, 2017
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Case Study: New Ductless Air Conditioner

About a month ago Harold and Jenny (Names Changed To Protect Privacy) called Novel Care in need of a cooling solution for their Toronto home. They weren’t sure what could be done because of the layout and age of their home, but for our Novel Care technician all signs pointed to a new ductless air conditioner.
A New Ductless Air Conditioner For Harold & Jenny
Harold and Jenny had purchased their home …

Which Ductless AC System Should I Choose?

In a city as big and expensive as Toronto and the GTA, upgrading your home is a big step. You’ll need to consider all the factors before spending your hard-earned money on something like a ductless ac system. Have a look below to get a better idea of the benefits of installing one, as well as the brands available on the market today.
What To Know Before Investing
In older homes, a …

Ductless Air Conditioning: Is It Right For Me?

Homes in Toronto and the GTA usually fall into one of two categories. You either have a much older house or a newly built house or condo. In the case of the new ones, central air conditioning is almost a guarantee. Vents are installed to deliver warm and cold air to your new residence. On the other hand, older homes may not have such luxuries, and installing them won’t be …

Window Units vs. Ductless Air Systems

If you’ve got a window air conditioner you know how noisy they can be. On top of that they’re a big power drain and can be a costly addition to your home. Ductless air systems are an excellent alternative for a number of reasons, and can save you lots of money in the long-term.
Ductless Air Systems: Advantages & Disadvantages

Comfort: Window air conditioners aren’t great at evenly distributing cooling throughout a …

Money Saving Air Conditioning Tips

If you live somewhere with more moderate summer temperatures like Northern Ontario then you may not need central air conditioning. If you live in an older home you might not have the luxury of central air conditioning and have to rely on other types of air conditioning. Even if you live in Toronto, York Region or the rest of the GTA you might find that in the spring, fall and …

New Ductless Air Conditioners & Technology

New ductless air conditioners have come a long way since their infancy. Companies like LG, Daikin, Panasonic and Mitsubishi offer some of the most energy-efficient units on the market. In addition to their energy-efficiency they’re also very stylish and come packed with lots of great features that consumers love.
New Ductless Air Conditioners: Inverter Technology
Inverter technology provides the ductless air conditioner the ability to run at multiple speeds. This means that …

Japanese Ductless Air Conditioning Systems

Ductless air conditioning systems are very common in North America, but it wasn’t always. Invented in Japan in the 1970’s, ductless air conditioning systems were originally designed as a window unit alternative, and have gradually evolved over the years. The idea was to always provide spot or area cooling to homes and businesses, but since then entire comprehensive system approaches are more common.

Initially, they were offered as solutions for small areas …

Ductless Air Replacement is Easy

You’ve had your trusty and reliable ductless air conditioner for so long you don’t even remember having it installed. Ductless air conditioners are machines and like all machines they eventually need maintenance, repair and ultimately replacement. It might seem like it will be daunting or expensive, but realistically ductless air replacement is easy!
Ductless Air Replacement
The good news about ductless air replacement is that when your ductless air conditioner stops working …

Cool Off This Summer With A New Air Conditioner

Some people eat ice cream, other flock to the beach, and some dive head first into swimming pools, but there’s no better way to beat the heat than with a brand new air conditioner. If you live in a home without an air conditioner or its old, unreliable, or noisy it might be time for a new air conditioner.

People around Toronto have been blessed with great summer weather this year, …

Installing Ductless Air Conditioning? Read This First

Installing ductless air conditioning is an excellent cooling solution for homes and businesses. When it comes to installing ductless air conditioning there are a few things you should know. Check out this great list of things to consider about installing ductless air conditioning, so you can make the right choices moving forward.
Things To Consider When Installing Ductless Air Conditioning

 Ductless air conditioning is an excellent solution for homes that don’t …

The Benefits of Ductless Air Installation

You may have heard that ductless air conditioning is better than other types of air conditioning. This statement isn’t completely wrong because it’s an excellent choice, but it’s important to know when you should choose ductless air installation over other options. A few common conceptions surrounding ductless air conditioning is that it doesn’t waste energy cooling areas that aren’t in use and that ductless air installation costs less. There are …

The Advantages of The Mini Split Air Conditioner

Ductless, mini split air conditioners have lots of potential applications in all types of residential, commercial and institutional scenarios. These systems are typically found in old homes that don’t have existing duct systems or small commercial storefronts. They’re essential when ductwork isn’t present but affordable, efficient and reliable cooling and heating solutions are needed. Mini Split air conditioner repair and maintenance costs are typically lower than most other air conditioning …

Ductless AC Troubleshooting Guide For Homeowners

As a homeowner with a ductless AC system it’s important to know that there are things that you can take care of in between scheduled maintenance appointments that can keep your ductless AC system operating properly and efficiently. The HVAC and ductless AC experts at Novel have assembled a quick and easy to understand list of things that every homeowner can do to keep their ductless AC unit running well.
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The Growing Popularity Of The Ductless Air Conditioning System

At some point in home ownership the decision to renovate or move comes up. Both have their pros and cons, but if you make the decision to renovate then it’s important to note that there are options other than central air conditioning when it comes to home cooling. Central air conditioning is often the first thought of homeowners when they want to improve their home cooling, but if you live …

Why Is Water Leaking From My Air Conditioner?

You rely on your air conditioner to keep you and your family cool during the hot Toronto summertime. Whether you live in Toronto, York Region and the GTA you need to know that your air conditioner is working properly and there is a company that you can count on the ensure it remains reliable all summer long. When you have a problem with your air conditioner it’s important to call a …

Use SEER To Choose An Efficient Ductless Air Conditioner

SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) is a measure of an air conditioner’s efficiency. The higher the rating the more energy-efficient an air conditioning unit is. If you’re interested you can find out more about the exact way SEER in calculated here. Essentially, it’s a ratio of the cooling capacity of an air conditioner to the amount of power it takes to operate.

When it comes time to purchase a new air …

3 Maintenance Tips: Why Isn’t My Ductless Air Conditioner Working?

Ductless air conditioners are excellent cooling solutions. They can effectively keep you and your family cool during hot summer months in Toronto, but like any machine or cooling system they require regular maintenance to operate properly and efficiently.

Ductless air conditioners are quiet, affordable, efficient, and reliable systems and keeping them in tip-top shape is the best way to ensure they stay that way. A properly maintained ductless air conditioner will …