Ductless Air Conditioners

Ductless air conditioners are one of our most popular services. We do regularly work on furnaces, boilers, central air conditioners, heat pumps and many other HVAC appliances as well. Ductless units and heat pumps are a big part of the Toronto housing landscape. If you’ve ever been house hunting in Toronto or the GTA you’ve likely come across a ductless air conditioner or two. You may have even wondered what it was, if you come from a house with ductwork.

These little units are powerful and efficient ways to cool and heat your home. They run for decades and typically with regular maintenance they won’t break down very often, if at all.

Air Conditioner Pro has been providing ductless AC maintenance, repairs and installation in Toronto for over 30 years, so you can count on us to come prepared with the knowledge and experience you want.

Contact us today for more information about ductless products or for a free estimate: 647-547-4049

In 2019, the building sector’s space cooling demands required just 15% of the energy used for heating, resulting in about 1 billion tons of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. Nonetheless, space cooling is rapidly expanding and is likely to increase more in the next decades. Cooling demand is expected to rise at a rate of more than 3% per year for the next three decades, which is eight times higher than heating demand in the previous 30 years.

There are several factors driving the increase in space cooling demand. Ownership percentages among high-income urban families in India range from 75% to 85%, compared to 5% or less in low-income rural households. Air conditioner ownership reaches 90% in the United States and Australia, whereas it is less than 10% in India, Indonesia, and close to 20% in Brazil. Only 15% of the world’s population has an air conditioner, despite the fact that 35% of the world’s population lives in places where it is extremely hot every day. As a result of rising living standards, climate change, and initiatives to expand access to the necessary energy services, the percentage of ownership is expected to rise to 60% by 2050 and 70% by 2070.

Prioritizing solutions focused on heating, cooling, or both will assist the building sector’s decarbonization. Heat pump technology may be used in a wide range of climates and can be configured to offer both heating and cooling. Heat pumps are currently required for heating and cooling by one-third of the world’s population. Accelerating the adoption of high-efficiency HVAC equipment, as well as innovation, will be critical to meeting global decarbonization targets.

Despite their rising popularity, the vast majority of heat pumps sold today are solely utilised for cooling. The average performance of air conditioners would increase by more than 50% by 2030 and nearly double by 2070. Without such efficiency improvements, according to stated policies, cooling electricity consumption may almost triple by 2070.

An estimated 33% of homes globally have both heating and cooling requirements, however this figure may be as high as 78% in Europe, 56% in North America, and over 80% in China. It is essential in these locations that technology is developed to achieve decarbonization goals.

Government incentives provide an opportunity to encourage the adoption of more energy-efficient technology. The Canada Greener Homes Grant or the European Next Generation EU will promote energy efficiency, the use of local resources, and the battle against climate change, which is projected to boost the use of heat pumps and other renewable heating solutions in new construction and renovation projects.

One of the most significant investments you can make is buying your house. But it doesn’t mean you should invest in it unless it will pay off or enhance your living conditions. With that in mind, let’s take a deeper look at a home energy retrofit programs and how installing a new Bosch residential heat pump might not be as expensive as you think.

What is a heat pump?

Let’s make things as clear as possible. A heat pump is a type of HVAC system. It may be used to heat or cool certain rooms in your house. While the word “heat pump” may seem confusing, it is a description of what the system does.

To summarize, in the winter, the heat pump takes warm air from the outside and distributes it inside. In the summer, though, it works in reverse, taking warm air from indoors and expelling it out of your home to keep you nice and cool.

Heat pump vs. furnace

While they both serve the same function throughout the winter season of the year, there are a few significant differences between these two units, which include:

  • Furnaces are often bigger and occupy more space to meet the requirement for a larger system to create heat – as opposed to a heat pump, which brings heat in from the outside.
  • Heat pumps may both heat and cool your home, resulting in a two-in-one system.
  • Furnaces are central units and require a proper duct system all across the house to function properly.
  • Heat pumps use far less energy.

Now that we’ve covered the fundamentals, let’s look at the Canada Greener Homes Grant and how you may receive a rebate from the government for a heat pump.

How to get Government of Canada rebates for home renovations

It can be expensive to upgrade your house. Indeed, there are low-cost improvements and retrofit solutions that have a significant influence on your home’s value. However, a retrofit and perhaps some cosmetic modification of your property are not the same thing.

We all know that remodelling generally refers to any sort of basic house improvement, but what exactly does retrofit mean? It typically means you’ve moved beyond the realm of do-it-yourself. A retrofit typically refers to an upgrade to your home’s primary systems. They require the services of an expert to analyze and implement energy-saving improvements. If you’re wondering how you can receive free money from the Canadian government for retrofit solutions, there’s a home remodelling grant for that.

The Canada Greener Homes Grant is the most recent of Canada’s energy efficiency initiatives, and it was established to reward homeowners throughout the country who make their homes more energy efficient with up to $5,000 (plus $600 in some circumstances). But, exactly, what does that necessarily mean? It’s not as frightening as it appears. There are a couple of measures to take. Just keep in mind that you won’t really be able to DIY this one yourself. It requires:

  • An inspection/green home energy audit to evaluate your home’s current efficiency
  • Official recommendations that you can follow
  • Installation of at least one of the eligible recommendations (like Bosch climate 5000 installations)
  • And finally, a follow-up inspection/green home energy audit to see if your home’s efficiency has improved

Naturally, since this is a more significant job, you wouldn’t want to do it yourself and risk not being eligible for the rebate. For instance, installing the Bosch Climate 5000 is not something you can do using YouTube. To complete the task correctly, a professional installer with expertise and qualified equipment is required. Therefore, if you’re considering of improving your home’s HVAC system to take advantage of the energy efficiency retrofit initiative, you should consider hiring an expert.

Why choose Bosch thermotechnology?

Choosing a Bosch equipment is always a wise option since they are one of the best and most efficient heat pump manufacturers on the market today. It’s difficult to think of a better alternative when filing for a heat pump government rebate, with a better model and a 10-year Bosch warranty, and now that it’s part of the Canada energy savings incentive program. After all, when it comes to upgrading your home’s HVAC system, you want to be sure you have the ideal heating and cooling system. However, there are a few additional factors.

Air handler unit that’s whisper quiet

One disadvantage of the heat pump vs furnace argument is that furnaces are typically quieter. Yet, in a short period of time, technology has advanced significantly. The Bosch climate 5000 specifications for the air handler, for example, guarantee that it will not get louder than around 20 dB, which is as quiet as whispering or some rustling leaves.

High efficiency heat pump

An another major pro that has recently emerged from the Bosch climate 5000 reviews is that it is exceptionally energy efficient. This system was designed to outperform alternative heating and cooling choices, in addition to having a high SEER rating. This is because these air handlers are best suited for spot heating and cooling, resulting in reduced resource consumption. That means you may take advantage of Canada’s energy efficiency incentives, as well as enjoy pleasant temperatures and lowered monthly expenses.

Many people consider having air conditioning in their house to just be a luxury. However, for certain elderly adults, air conditioning is crucial to their health and well-being. If you have an older family member, having an air conditioning system may be lifesaving, especially when temperatures outside reach unbearable levels.

Because of the natural ageing process, as well as sickness or pharmaceutical usage, people’s ability to regulate body temperature often deteriorates as they age. Sadly, due to this shift in bodily function, seniors account for a significant part of the yearly fatalities related to heat waves globally. Many seniors avoid air conditioning due to financial concerns as well as invalid beliefs that air cooling might hurt them. That is why it is critical to discuss the benefits of air conditioning to our senior family members, as well as the dangers of extreme temperatures.

When a heat wave strikes, it is difficult for anybody to adjust to the rapid increase in temperature. It might be even more challenging for the elderly. In addition to the body’s inability to regulate its temperature, many elderly individuals do not sweat sufficiently, leaving their bodies unable to cool down. The elderly should not rely solely on their perception of temperature. If the thermometer indicates that it is hot outside, the elderly should take precautions to remain cool indoors.

We may install ductless air conditioning in their house, which delivers controlled cooling to particular areas. Often, elderly individuals spend most of their time in a certain section of their house. There is no need to cool the entire house when using a ductless air conditioner, and the homeowner can simply adjust the temperature of the system with an easy-to-use smart thermostat.

It is critical to keep your senior family members safe while the temperatures are at their utmost. We can help decide the appropriate option for your loved ones’ requirements.

Being a homeowner isn’t as easy as you might think. There are always upgrades to make and expenses that need to be paid. That’s why it’s so important to do your homework and research the best systems to consider for your home, rather than just take the word of an installer. Here, we’ll take a closer look at 3 big reasons to choose ductless heating and cooling, so you can learn more and make an informed decision.

Ductless Heating And Cooling Is Easy To Install

There are a few different ways to heat and cool your home. While most of us might think of a furnace for heating and central air for cooling, ductless systems are proving to be just as good – depending on your needs of course.

For starters, ductless heating and cooling is a single unit that is installed in your home. It isn’t very invasive and can be mounted to a wall within a couple of hours (if done by a professional). This is a very simple dual-purpose system that doesn’t require any collaboration with existing pipes or ducts. It is simply a unit on your wall connected to another just outside your home. The condenser outside pulls in air to be heated or cooled by the indoor unit and distributed to the room accordingly.

Shrink Your Carbon Footprint With Ductless Heating And Cooling

With more and more people packing into Toronto and the GTA, there is a growing need for more energy to power the increasing demand. Luckily, ductless systems use less power on average than a central air conditioner or furnace because it doesn’t need to heat or cool the entire home. Instead, ductless heating and cooling distribute air to the immediate area. If you have one in your living room, that will be the warmest in the winter and coolest in the summer. This is great for reducing your household energy consumption. You won’t be wasting energy warming or cooling rooms of your home you aren’t using.

Ductless Heating And Cooling Saves You Money

The final benefit of using less energy is that your monthly bills will be smaller too. Think about it. Less energy used means more money in your pocket. That’s good for everyone.

Trust The Professionals To Install Your Ductless Heating And Cooling

With more than 30 years of HVAC experience, we guarantee there isn’t a furnace, air conditioner, or ductless system we can’t handle. Call 647-547-4049 to learn more about installations, maintenance calls, or if you ever need repairs. We’re available 24/7 in the event of an emergency so you never have to feel stuck without heating or cooling for very long.

So, spring is here and you need a new ductless unit for your home. It’s this time of year that lots of our customers ask us: “What is a heat pump?

A heat pump is a ductless unit that’s capable of both heating and cooling your home. It is designed to transfer heat from one place to another. On warm days, heat is extracted from indoors and transferred outside, while the opposite happens on cold days. Even at temperatures as low as -10°C, heat pumps are an efficient way to heat and cool your home while reducing your carbon footprint and saving you money on your energy bill..

What are the benefits?

Now you know what is a heat pump, but it’s important to understand the benefits.

  1. A heat pump can reduce heating costs by up to 50% compared to electric heating
  2. Heat pumps don’t directly create carbon emissions as they don’t burn natural gas
  3. They run more frequently to help make your home have a more even temperature
  4. A heat pump is a quiet home comfort system as they are designed to promote smooth and quiet airflow
  5. Heat pumps provide air conditioning too, so they can cool your home in the summer

Types of heat pumps:

mini-split is the most common type of heat pump. It means the heat pump is actually located outside of your home, while the air handling unit is located inside. The installation required for this type of heat pump unit is very minimal and is easily done in a few hours.

An absorption heat pump is designed for larger homes (over 4,000 square feet) and operates on natural gas, propane, solar-heated water or geothermallyal heated water rather than electricity.

Heat pumps for existing furnaces:

You don’t need a new heating or cooling system installed in your home to reap the benefits of a heat pump. Some heat pumps can be added to your existing furnace for use during spring and fall. This allows you to utilize much less power while running your furnace during these milder times of the year. A heat pump can help to keep your home more comfortable at a much more affordable price.

When it comes time to think about the way you’ll be cooling your home this year, this ahead to a heat pump solution that will also provide heating in the cooler months.

So, What Is A Heat Pump?

Heat pumps mean cost savings, energy efficiency, space saving, easy installation, wifi technology, programmable features, quiet operation and much more. For more information about heat pumps or to get a free estimate for heat pump installation or maintenance call Air Conditioner Pro today: 647-547-4049

Spring is right around the corner and for us that means an influx of customer calls and emails all saying the same thing: Fix My Ductless Air Conditioner.

Spring is one of our busiest seasons in the ductless air conditioner industry and it’s in large part to the “fix my ductless air conditioner” requests. So, why do we have so many of these specific requests in the spring?

Why?: Fix My Ductless Air Conditioner

Many clients don’t take proper care of their ductless air conditioners throughout the winter, which can lead to prolonged use without proper maintenance or care. This, as you may guess, can lead to parts wearing down, filters getting clogged, small issues turning into bigger problems or a variety of other issues.

For the most part, it’s important to ensure your ductless air conditioner gets a proper ductless maintenance appointment during the winter. Many of our customers use their ductless air conditioners in the colder months to filter the air in their homes, circulate the air in specific rooms or even to provide cooling if for some reason their house is too hot.

On top of that, if your ductless air conditioner is actually a heat pump you may be using it for supplemental heating in the fall and winter. That means it definitely needs at least one seasonal maintenance appointment to ensure that it’s ready for spring and summer.

Overall, regular maintenance is the best way to avoid repairs to your ductless air conditioners, but if you do end up needing repairs you’ve come to the right place.

The “Fix My Ductless Air Conditioner” Experts

Air Conditioner Pro ductless air conditioning technicians have the knowledge and experience necessary to ensure that your ductless air conditioner is fixed right the first time. If you just need a maintenance appointment we can help too. Just give us a call and we’ll be there in no time: 647-547-4049 

Saving energy, saving money

Buildings, notably our houses, are responsible for 18% of Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions. We wish to help Canadians in making their homes more energy efficient. This implies that homes will be more pleasant and less expensive to maintain, while also helping our environmental goals. The Canada Greener Homes Grant will help homeowners in making their homes more energy-efficient, creating new employment for energy advisors all over Canada, expanding our domestic green supply chains, and combating climate change.

What’s available through the initiative?

Up to 700,000 grants of up to $5,000 to help homeowners in making energy efficient retrofits to their houses, such as improved insulation, EnerGuide inspections (worth up to $600), and professional assistance to homeowners so they can start planning their retrofits.

Recruitment and training of EnerGuide energy advisors to fulfill growing demand; this will lead to the creation of new jobs throughout Canada. The project allows participants to receive up to $5,600 in total. To keep residents informed, updates will be provided throughout the duration of the initiative. We are committed to guaranteeing that Greener Homes reaches a wide range of Canadians, including those living in rural and northern areas and those with restricted internet access, as part of our mission. We are creating a diverse network of energy advisors in order to create job opportunities for all Canadians and to satisfy the requirements of our communities.

Official list of eligible products

If you’ve got Asthma or another respiratory disease then you understand how humidity can affect your breathing. Ductless air conditioners are a great way to rid your home of humidity, which can be referred to as dehumidification. Dehumidification occurs when the humidity is removed from the air being cooled and circulated throughout your home.

Main Benefits Of Dehumidification

  • Improve Your Home’s Smell / Indoor Air Quality – If the air in your home isn’t as refreshing as you want it to be then it could be the result of dampness. Dehumidification can remove the dampness from your home and in turn get rid of and mould or mildew smells that might also be lingering. Dehumidification helps reduce odours that can accompany mould and mildew in your home, thus getting rid of that “musty” smell that you might refer to, especially in your basement.
  • Protect Clothes & Fabrics – If mould or humidity is allowed to build up in your home the chances of mould growth on clothing and furniture can drastically increase. Especially if it’s stored in tight spaces. This mould can also develop on bed linens, towels curtains and other fabrics. Dehumidification is an excellent way to alleviate this problem.
  • Protected Property – Dehumidification can help to protect your property by way of fighting rust and corrosion. If  you notice that your electronics, tools or appliances are developing rust or corrosion, it might be the result of too much moisture in the area. Dehumidify these areas quickly with your ductless air conditioner.
  • Freshen Up Your Home – When your home is less humid everything is affected. Your clothes will dry faster, your cereal will be freshen, your bread will last longer and won’t go stale as quickly. There are a number of places where dehumidification can help.
  • Quicker Cleaning Times – Dehumidification helps to reduce dust in your home. Less dust means you won’t have to clean as often.

Rid Your Home Of Humidity

When you consider your next ductless air conditioner or heat pump, be sure that it will help dehumidify your home. Summer time in Toronto and the GTA can be humid, and protecting your property is as simple as the flick of a switch. It’s also just that easy to help with respiratory diseases and other health concerns related to humidity.

For more information about ductless air conditioners or heat pumps contact a Air Conditioner Pro ductless or heat pump technician today: 647-547-4049

Air Conditioner Pro recently took some time to answer a call for someone looking to know more about ductless air vs. central air. This is Tom’s story.

Ductless Air Is Perfect For Pets

Toronto and the GTA can get quite warm in the summer, and no one knows this better than Tom. As a certified plumber, he makes house calls throughout the day. That means driving from location to location and since he represents a smaller business, that usually means he’s working past 5pm.

Tom has a smaller place of his own in the east end like most Torontonians nowadays. His dog Oscar lives with him. Just like you shouldn’t leave a pet in a hot car while you go shopping, you really shouldn’t leave them in a hot house either. As a responsible pet owner, Tom would ask his elderly neighbour to dog-sit on especially humid days knowing that this neighbour had air conditioning. With this neighbour getting ready to move in with their family, Tom needed to find another way to keep Oscar comfortable in the summer.

Is Ductless Air Better Than Central Air?

Tom decided to give us a call after doing some homework on ductless air systems. After answering a few of his concerns, we convinced him to let us provide an assessment of his home. With just a simple basement apartment setup to keep cool, we knew ductless air was the way to go for Tom and Oscar.

Ductless air works best when trying to control room temperature of a given area of a home. It pulls in air from outside, cools it, and then distributes it to a large area (like a living room), known as spot cooling. Combine this with a well insulated home, and ductless air works like a dream – even in muggy summer weather.

Need Ductless Air? Call Air Conditioner Pro

Our Air Conditioner Pro experts have been helping Toronto and the GTA stay comfortable for more than 30 years. Summer, winter, it doesn’t matter. We install, maintain, and repair all HVAC systems, including ductless air. Best of all, we take pride in being there for our customers whenever they need us. That’s why we’re available 24/7 for emergencies. Just contact us at 647-547-4049 and one of our trained staff will be there to help. So don’t wait to get answers about ductless air. Let us keep you and your pets cool all summer.

Okay, so before you ask…yes it is January, so why are we talking about ductless air conditioning maintenance? The simple answer is that it’s never too early to start thinking about ductless air conditioning maintenance. Spring and Summer are months away and we’re all still dealing with the freezing cold that never forgets about Toronto and the GTA, but when that nice weather comes you want to be ready.

Ductless Air Conditioning Maintenance: It’s Never Too Early

  1. Affordability: Why wait until the Spring and Summer to book your ductless air conditioning maintenance appointment. Those are the months when all of us spend the most on day trips, weekend get-aways and summer vacations with the family. Once the kids are out of school our credit cards take a hit. By comparison, January and February are very affordable months, which is why we urge our customers to book early.
  2. Get The Appointment Time You Want: While we have lots of professional Air Conditioner Pro ductless air conditioning maintenance technicians working for us year round, getting the ideal appointment time during our busiest times can be challenging. We’ll always be able to help on an emergency basis within 24 hours, but if you need you ductless air conditioning maintenance appointment taken care of ASAP during our peak time we may have to work between our schedules to find something ideal for you. To avoid any waiting whatsoever book early in the spring or even in February. We’re always available early to take care of your ductless air conditioning maintenance appointment.
  3. Don’t Wait For A Breakdown: We normally have the most calls for ductless air conditioning maintenance in the spring. This is because it’s the time of year that most people turn on their ductless air conditioners for the first time. Don’t wait until you are turning your unit on for the first time to call for a maintenance or repair appointment. Ensure that maintenance is taken care of before you actually need to use your ductless air conditioner will take care of any issues that might lead to a breakdown, so you can just enjoy the cool refreshing air.

Essentially, you can schedule ductless air conditioning maintenance any time of the year, but it should be at least once a year and ideally before any heavy usage. For more information about ductless air conditioning maintenance contact Air Conditioner Pro today at 647-547-4049. We’ll provide you with a free estimate for the maintenance of your unit and book an appointment that suits your schedule.

Investing in your home is always a smart choice, especially in Toronto and the GTA. With bidding wars and prices climbing every day, spending your hard-earned cash on the right upgrades requires some research. Take a look at some of the things you should consider before investing in an air conditioner split system for your home.

Knowing The Basics

Everyone likes to be comfortable no matter how hot or cold it gets outside. That’s one of the benefits of owning your own place. You set the rules, and the internal temperature. When it comes to choosing a ductless air conditioner, you’ll want to consider the setup of your home. If ductwork is already in place, a central air unit is most likely the way to go, while those depending on radiators for heat might be thinking about a ductless system, aka a split system.

An air conditioner split system is quite simple and only consists of an indoor unit, outdoor condenser, and tubing that connect the two. Air is brought in from outside, cooled, and distributed to a given area of your home. This is a very efficient way of controlling the internal temperature, and requires less in the way of installation.

There are a couple of things to remember about split systems though. They work best when your home is properly insulated, as the insulation works well at keeping your energy costs lower on average. Also, these are best for spot cooling only. That means if you want to keep more than a single room cool in the summer, you might have to factor the installation of additional indoor units into your budget.

Choosing The Right Ductless Air Conditioner Split System

As with anything in life, you want the best. Unfortunately, most of us have a budget to contend with. When it comes to an air conditioner split system, here is a list of some of the best names in the business to get you started. Take a look to learn some of the different features of each, but ultimately you’ll want the opinion of a professional before you invest.

Contacting the right professional to install and consult with you is highly recommended. This will help ensure you find the right model best suited for your home and budget. Plus, this guarantees the installation process goes much smoother.

The Right HVAC Professional For You

Toronto and the GTA is a big place with plenty of self-proclaimed professionals wanting to offer their services. To help narrow your search, consider the ones with experience and who serve a large area. This ensures they are reputable and know how to treat customers.

At Air Conditioner Pro, we take pride in providing quality HVAC installation and maintenance services. In fact, we’ve done so for more than 30 years now. Our dedication to helping our customers is second to none. That’s why we’re available anytime, contact us at 647-547-4049. We’d be more than happy to consult with you about which air conditioner split system is right for you.

If you’re one of the lucky few to afford your own home in Toronto and the GTA, you understand things don’t come cheap. In fact, once you’re done with closing costs and inflated housing prices, there might not be much left over for necessary renovations. That’s why it’s important to weigh the cost of any repairs or upgrades, so let’s look at what’s included in your ductless or split system installation cost.

Positives of Choosing Split System Installation

As much as it comes down to dollars at the end of the day, this method of air conditioning has some great benefits for your home. First, you should consider what type of system your home already has in place. If you have an older central air conditioning unit set up, then the split system installation cost will absolutely seem very high. In this case, you’d be switching from one way of cooling your home to another. If you’re currently cooling your home with fans or a window air conditioner then a split system is an upgrade.

Split systems work best for spot cooling, which means they are better suited for smaller areas – not for cooling an entire home at once. As long as your home is well insulated, split systems will keep rooms cooler and use less power. This will be reflected in your energy bills too.

Things To Consider

Unlike central air conditioners, you will see these models in your home. While the condenser is outside, there is a long slender wall-mounted indoor unit, which might clash with the style of your living space.

And remember, these systems are recommended for spot cooling only. To cool your entire home, or more than one area at a time, you’ll need another indoor unit, which will add a bit more to your split system installation cost.

All of this is irrelevant of course without the right installer. Finding a professional can limit the need for corrections in the near future, and ensure your home’s energy efficiency remains in good standing.

How To Limit Your Split System Installation Cost

The city of Toronto and the GTA has no shortage of self-proclaimed professionals lining up to help provide handyman services for the cheapest price. While it may seem to meet your needs at first, this can often prove to be a bad investment in the long-term. To avoid paying someone to make another trip to make adjustments or repair bad work, you’ll want to find someone with experience, and who serves a large area of the city.

At Air Conditioner Pro, we pride ourselves on our customer service to all of Toronto and the GTA, as well as our 30 years of HVAC installation and maintenance experience. We’re even available 24/7 by phone. Contact us at 647-547-4049. We’d love to help you keep your split system installation cost as low as possible by doing a quality job you can count on.

Affording a home in Toronto and the GTA is no small feat, especially is such a hot market. If you’re one of the lucky ones able to call yourself a homeowner, it might not leave you with very much in the bank for renovations and upgrades. Unfortunately, that means those old homes without central air conditioning will be quite unbearable in the summer months, but there is an affordable solution. Ripping your home apart to install duct work isn’t for everyone, and installing ductless air systems is the next best solution.

Ductless air systems are a great way to cool your home. They’re low maintenance and don’t require much time to install, but most importantly, they are a cost-effective alternative to central air conditioning.

The Benefits Of Ductless Air Systems

Living in Toronto and the GTA isn’t easy, and finding the money to purchase a home is even harder! That’s why it’s important to know your options, especially the ones that save you money. In the case of most homes for sale in the city, their age might leave you to pay for the necessary upgrades – like air conditioning. Central air conditioning can be quite expensive since it requires ventilation to be installed throughout the home. Ductless air systems are much more affordable.

Installation of ductless air systems requires only one indoor unit, one outdoor compressor, and tubing to connect the two. This is very straightforward and easy on your wallet. The one thing to keep in mind though is that ductless air systems focus on a given area of your home only. Once you select the room you wish to keep the coolest, you’d book a professional to handle the installation. To cool other parts of your home, you would need another indoor unit installed. These work best when paired with a home that is properly insulated. The better the insulation, the less energy required to cool that room.

Who Is Qualified To Install Ductless Air Systems?

In a city the size of Toronto and the GTA, you won’t have any shortage of people offering their services in exchange for a reasonable price. Handymen, do-it-yourselfers, and other self-claimed “professionals” might seem like a good idea based on what they charge, but your home is an investment, and you should protect it as one. The right professional can make all the difference in the long-term.

After 30 years of installing and maintaining HVAC systems in Toronto and the GTA, rest assured that Air Conditioner Pro is the right choice. Our experts work hard to be there for our clients when they need us. That’s why we’re available 24/7 by phone. Just contact us at 647-547-4049 to get started or have your questions answered. Let us keep your home cool this summer by installing ductless air systems.

As temperatures continue to climb in Toronto and the GTA, you might be thinking of ways to keep your cool this summer. If you’re in an older home lacking central air, ductless air conditioning is a great option for a number of reasons. Have a look below to learn more about the basics, including the pros and cons of installing ductless air conditioning.

A Difference You’ll Feel

Whether it’s a room with a lot of sunlight, or just warmer temperatures making things uncomfortable this summer, ductless air conditioning makes a difference. Their design consists of an indoor unit, lines that supply coolant, as well as an outdoor compressor. Once installed, you can control the temperature of whichever room your ductless air conditioner happens to be in your home.

These spot-cooling specialists are great for keeping you comfortable no matter how warm it gets outside. Ductless air conditioning pulls in coolant from the outdoor compressor and fans blow the colder air along the ceiling of the given room. Since warm air rises, the colder air will make its way to you while the warm air leaves. This is definitely an option to consider for older homes without central air conditioning – a much more economical option.

Pros of Ductless Air Conditioning

  • More affordable
  • Ideal for older homes
  • Less installation needed

Staying comfortable all year is an important part of owning a home. Rather than spend a fortune retrofitting your older home, ductless air conditioning is an affordable solution to your problem. By booking a professional to handle the installation, you can significantly cool an area of your home to battle the rising temperatures outside. This is great for keeping your living room or other frequently used room of your home cool all summer, for a price that makes sense. On the other hand, installing central air conditioning would require vents to run throughout your entire home, raising the timeframe of the job, as well as the price tag.

Cons of Ductless Air Conditioning

  • Fashion faux-pas
  • Spot cooling only

When it comes to owning a home, there will always be positives and negatives to any installation or upgrade choice. In this case, there are a couple things to consider with ductless air conditioning. The first is that these are designed to cool a specific spot in your home. This is no problem for smaller homes or if it’s installed in a common area, but the bigger the home, the more units you may need to keep it cool. The other complaint is about the lack of subtlety with ductless air conditioning. While central air conditioning may be relatively unseen in the form of vents, ductless air conditioning units are noticeable. This might clash with design choices and colours of walls and other style choices of the room it’s in.

Leave Ductless Air Conditioning Installation To The Professionals

After reading a bit more about ductless air conditioning, you have a better idea if this is the solution for you. For installation in Toronto and the GTA, you’ll want to properly check out which professionals are available near you. To save some time, consider what over 30 years of experience can do for you by choosing Air Conditioner Pro. Our reputation for helping clients with all their HVAC needs is something we’re quite proud of. In fact, we’re even available 24/7 for your convenience. Contact us at 647-547-4049 for all your installation and maintenance needs. Ductless air conditioning could just be the upgrade your home needs to keep you cool all summer long.

Ductless systems are most commonly used in the summer for air conditioning, but many units also have heating options that can be useful during cooler times of the year. Ductless systems aren’t the ideal solution for heating your home during the cold months of winter, but they are a great way to heat spaces in your house that aren’t fully heated by other heating sources like electric heating or forced air heating.

Ductless Heating In The Fall

As the night’s cool down, but the days are still hot utilizing your ductless air conditioner for both heating and cooling is a great way to maintain home comfort and efficiency. Ductless units have the ability to blow warm air into cool spaces so you don’t notice the difference in temperature during cool fall nights.

Complete ductless systems also offer the same efficiency that they typically do when being used for air conditioning. This means that you can count on them for heating without drastically affecting your energy bill.

Autumn Maintenance

In order to keep your ductless system reliable and running efficiently during the colder months it’s important to take care of it. Simple cleaning of the unit and the filter is typically sufficient on a regular basis to keep your unit working fine, but professional maintenance should be done at least once or twice a year as well. Call and HVAC expert to take care of the maintenance for your ductless system is essential to it working properly and lasting for many years to come.

HVAC professionals can identify problems and make recommendations and repairs as necessary. Overall, there’s no better way to maintain your system.

For more information about using your system in the fall and winter or to schedule a maintenance or repair appointment contact Air Conditioner Pro today: 647-547-4049. Air Conditioner Pro has been serving Toronto, York Region and the entire GTA for over 30 years.

The air conditioner and furnace in your home are important components of your overall HVAC system. If any element of that system needs repairs, maintenance or to be upgraded it’s important to take action. Waiting too long to replace your air conditioner and furnace can result in your entire system working too hard, and ultimately costing you more money than necessary.

When your air conditioner and furnace are operating inefficiently they also face an increased potential of breaking down prematurely, which could happen when you need them most. The easiest way to keep this from happening is to ensure that your air conditioner and furnace are regularly maintained and replaced when your HVAC technician recommends. Working with a company like Air Conditioner Pro means that you’ve got over 30 years of experience working for you, and you can trust that they understand when your components need fixing or replacing.

How Old are Your Air Conditioner and Furnace?

If your air conditioner is over 15 years old and your furnace is over 10 years old then it’s probably time you called Air Conditioner Pro for an inspection and a free estimate on repairs, maintenance or replacement. When replacement is happening it’s also an ideal time to assess your duct system to see if it can be reconfigured to function better and increase the efficiency of your system.

Air conditioner and furnace technology has come a long way over the past 10-15 years, so if you’re running an older unit that’s coming close to its due date it’s the perfect time to think about replacing it. Old units might be reliable, but they can also be very inefficient and be costing you lots of extra money on your energy bill. Newer units are rated according to a SEER rating which indicated how efficient they are. The higher the rating the greater your energy savings will be.

Finally, one of the main indications that you need a new air conditioner or furnace is if your system is in a constant need of repairs. A new air conditioner and furnace can save you up to 25% on your energy bills, so waiting to replace them is only costing you more.

For more information about replacing your air conditioner and furnace or for a free consultation contact Air Conditioner Pro today: 647-547-4049

Air Conditioner Pro has been serving Toronto, York Region and the rest of the GTA for over 30 years.

Panasonic ductless air conditioners are highly respected in the ductless air conditioning industry. Their products are well-built, provide a number of different features, and are known for being very energy-efficient. All available Panasonic ductless air conditioners sold in Canada have heat pumps, adhere to climate testing requirements, and lots of standard features that aren’t offered with many models carried by other brands.

In addition to their excellent functionality and efficiency they also offer some of the most stylish models on the market. They’re sleek, stylish, and offer curved glossy surfaces that provide the lustre of high-end electronics.

Panasonic ductless air conditioners are also known for being whisper-quiet, which is important especially since they all have heat pumps.

Panasonic Air Conditioner Features

Panasonic units utilize inverter technology, which means they use less energy while providing excellent levels of comfort. Inverter technology allows the unit to adjust the speed of the compressor motor depending on the demand placed on the unit. When a unit is merely maintaining a temperature maximum power isn’t needed so it operates at a lower capacity, saving you money on your energy bill.

All Panasonic units include a 3M anti-microbial filter that ensures more than 99% of allergens and other airborne particles are captured.

These ductless air conditioners are ideal for bedrooms, offices, and pretty much anywhere else noise can be a problem as they’re incredibly quiet. Every unit has a quiet button that instantly reduces the noise level by 5 dB.

Panasonic Ductless Air Conditioners Human Detection

ECONAVI is the human detection technology that Panasonic has included in some of its ductless air units. This technology allows the unit to understand when humans are in the room so it can adjust the temperature accordingly. If it sees that no one has been in the room for an extended period of time it switches to an energy-saving setting. Essentially, this feature helps the unit save you money.

For more information about the Panasonic product innovations contact Air Conditioner Pro today: 647-547-4049. Air Conditioner Pro has been installing ductless air conditioners in Toronto, York Region and the rest of the GTA for over 30 years.

Toronto is finally getting some relief from the heat with more mild temperatures. Over the past few weeks we saw some temperature records get broken and people do everything possible to beat the heat. Did your air conditioner let you down over the past few weeks when you needed it most? If your air conditioner wasn’t working well or barely kept your home cool during the recent heat wave then it might be time to do some investigating to determine if it’s time for a new air conditioner or not.

How Old is Your Air Conditioner?

The typical lifespan of central air conditioners is 15 – 20 years, which is heavily dependent on the maintenance and repairs that take place over the years. At a certain point you’ll notice a drop in the efficiency on your energy bills and as the repairs bills start to pile up a new air conditioner typically makes the most sense financially.

Here are some other signs you might need a new air conditioner:

  • Thermostat problems
  • Poor air flow
  • Substandard performance
  • Strange sounds
  • Strange odors

One of the best ways to find out if you need a new air conditioning system or if you maintenance and repairs are enough is to talk to a professional and reputable HVAC company like Air Conditioner Pro. Sometimes there’s just a bad part in your air conditioner and other times there are major problems with the compressor system. It’s hard to know unless you’re an expert and have encountered lots of problems over the course of an HVAC career.

A New Air Conditioner

HVAC technology has come a long way over the past few years and as a result air conditioners are running more efficient than ever before. This results in great air flow, cost savings and efficiency, as well as reduced maintenance and repairs. Newer systems are also much quieter than older ones.

For more information about purchasing a new air conditioner or for a maintenance or repair appointment contact Air Conditioner Pro today: 647-547-4049

Air Conditioner Pro has been installing new air conditioners in Toronto, York Region and the rest of the GTA for over 30 years.

For some sleeping is no problem, for others it’s frustrating the arduous. Before you rush to the doctor to get a prescription for sleeping pills consider what your ideal sleep temperature is. Finding your ideal sleep temperature can be one of the best sleep aids out there, so setting the thermostat in your home or bedroom to accommodate that can be a game changer.

Typically, the ideal temperature for sleeping ranges between 68 and 72 degrees, which is a little cooler than you might want throughout the day. In the summer sleeping can be a challenge, especially if you don’t have air conditioning. Essentially, you can always pull up your blankets if you’re too cold, but there are only so many items of clothing you can strip off if you get too hot.

Achieve Your Sleep Temperature With Air Conditioning

The easiest way to get your bedroom the right sleep temperature in the summer is with air conditioning. Whether you have a window unit, a ductless air conditioner, or a central air conditioning system it’s important to adjust the temperature properly.

Proper maintenance of your air conditioning system is also essential for it to accurately achieve your sleep temperature. Regularly changing the filter and having regular maintenance scheduled with a professional HVAC technician are the best way to keep it working efficiently and properly. The best time to take care of your HVAC and air conditioner maintenance is in the spring, before you place heavy usage and loads on your air conditioning system. You filter should be checked at least once a month, especially in the summer when it can be dustier than usual in your home.

Fans For Your Sleep Temperature

Ceiling fans can also help keep your bedroom cool. In the summer ensure that they’re rotating in a counterclockwise direction in order to produce a cooling effect. Additionally, floor and desk fans should be rotating and not just pointed directly at one place. This circulates the air in your bedroom even more and evenly distributes cooling throughout.

Overall, a properly maintained air conditioner is the best way to achieve a nice cool sleeping temperature. For more information about air conditioner maintenance, installation or repairs contact Air Conditioner Pro today: 647-547-4049

Air Conditioner Pro has been providing air conditioner services in Toronto, York Region and the rest of the GTA for over 30 years.

In many business categories things have been done a certain way for a long time and implementing change is often very difficult. One exception to that is the HVAC industry where ductless air conditioner technology evolved quickly and was incorporated just the same. These systems are continually evolving and at the forefront of the industry and the basis for which many electronics companies have been developed.

While system design remains quite basic with a compressor, condenser, expansion device, and evaporator, seeing the inside of a unit illustrates its complex systems. There are numerous components and circuits that have all been implemented over the years to increase efficiency and reliability. All of these technological advances have not driven up the price significantly, so these units are still an affordable solution. However, these advances have allowed these units to be used for a vast array of applications in commercial and residential spaces.

Originally, the ductless air conditioner was intended to serve as a replacement for window air conditioner unit, which it does, but it also does much more. Now with the ability to create large zoned systems that can cool large spaces and entire home and offices, ductless air conditioner technology has few limitations.

Key Technological Ductless Air Conditioner Advances

  • The Standard compressor switched to variable-frequency drive (VFD) “inverter” compressors. This allows them to deliver exceptional operational performance, maintain a specific comfort level and ensure the units remain reliable.
  • Condensing fan motors changed from direct-drive to VFD inverter-types. This significantly improved the performance of the units.
  • Evaporator unit fan motors evolved from direct-drive to DC- or ECM-type. This change minimized the amount of noise that units would make, as well as reduced their power consumption.
  • Heat exchanger technology evolved to include intricate high-performance coil designs. These coils have less surface area, but have the ability to maximize heat transfer to ensure system capacity.
  • Systems now have their own control systems, allowing consumers fully integrated units that work together. This means condensing units, evaporator, zone control, and centralized controllers.
  • Self-diagnostic functions help consumers and technicians solve system issues on the spot.
  • Systems now meet the growing needs and requirements to have a healthier and cleaner air filtering.

For more information about any ductless air conditioner brand or model contact Air Conditioner Pro today: 416-921-0000.

Air Conditioner Pro has been installing and maintaining ductless air conditioners in Toronto, York Region and the rest of the GTA for over 30 years.

Do you rely on a window air conditioner to keep a bedroom, living room, dining room or any other room in your home cool? It’s time to get rid of your window air conditioner and move on. They’re noisy, bulky, block the light in your window, and are a security hazard for people looking to break into your home.

Have you heard of ductless air conditioners?

Ductless air conditioning is an affordable and stylish alternative to every kind of air conditioning, especially a window air conditioner. Ductless air conditioners have lots of benefits that window air conditioners can’t even come close to matching.

Window Air Conditioner vs. Ductless Air Conditioning

Ductless air conditioners are quiet.

  • Ductless air conditioners are quiet and most people don’t even realize they’re operating when they’re turned on.
  • Ductless air conditioners have lots of great styles and integrate seamlessly into your existing decor.
  • Ductless air conditioners are incredibly energy-efficient.
  • Ductless air conditioners are easy to install and can be ready to use in a day without any construction.
  • Ductless air conditioners will last for a long time with minimal maintenance, continuously pumping out crisp cool air.
  • Ductless air conditioning systems do a great job of filtering the air in your home.
  • Window air conditioners are noisy and quite often interrupt the conversation in the room, or even your sleep patterns.
  • Window air conditioners are bulky and ugly and block the light from coming through your window.
  • Window air conditioners have a reputation for sucking power and raising your energy bill
  • Window air conditioners can be installed quickly but require a properly sized window and aren’t often insulated properly.
  • A window air conditioner typically lasts only a few years and over time loses it’s ability to produce nice cool air.
  • A window air conditioner does a poor job of filtering the air in your home.

There are so many benefits to ductless air conditioners that we could go on all day about them. For more information about ductless air conditioners or to get one installed in your home contact Air Conditioner Pro today: 647-547-4049

Air Conditioner Pro has been serving Toronto, York Region and the rest of the GTA for over 30 years. We provide professional ductless air conditioner installation and other HVAC services.

If you’ve been sitting at home this summer covered in sweat with fans constantly running in every room, you’re not alone. Lots of people in Toronto, York Region, and the rest of the GTA also rely on fans when the summer heat arrives. We’ll ceiling and desk fans aren’t the only affordable cooling solution these days. Ductless air conditioners are very affordable air conditioning solutions. Here’s a crash course on ductless air conditioners for those who aren’t familiar with them.

Affordable Air Conditioning: Ductless Air Conditioners

Ductless air conditioners are a very affordable air conditioning solution for a number of reasons:

  • They don’t require any construction during installation.
  • They come in a variety of sizes and prices to suit every need and all budgets.
  • They are more efficient than central air conditioners, fans and other types of cooling.
  • They allow you to customize your home cooling by focusing on the rooms you actually use.
  • Their configuration allows you to add more units in the future, so you don’t have to create a cooling solution for your entire home if it’s not in your current budget.

Overall, ductless air conditioners are incredibly affordable. They take about a day to install and come in a variety of different styles so you can match your existing decor.

Ductless air conditioners consist of two components. The indoor air handling unit and the outdoor condenser unit. The air handler is the stylish piece that spreads cool air throughout your home. The condenser works together with the air handler and can feed multiple air handlers if necessary.

The only necessary construction when installing ductless air conditioners is to drill a hole through an exterior wall of your home to connect the two units.

For more information about this affordable air conditioning solution contact Air Conditioner Pro today: 647-547-4049

Air Conditioner Pro has been installing ductless air conditioners and other cooling and HVAC solutions for over 30 years. We proudly serve all of our neighbours in Toronto, York Region and the rest of the GTA.

Choosing a ductless air conditioner installation company can be difficult. You might be at the point where you know you need a ductless air conditioner, but what’s next? Toronto has lots of ductless air conditioner installation options and finding the right one for your needs is important. Here are some tips to help you make a smart choice when it comes to ductless air conditioner installation.

Ductless Air Conditioner Installation Options

  1. Experience: Searching Google for ductless air conditioner installation will bring up so many results that you might be overwhelmed. While doing your research it’s important to choose a company that has lots of experience with ductless air conditioning. This ensures that your investment is installed and configured properly. Proper installation also means your ductless air conditioner will operate efficiently and reliably.
  2. Guarantees & Warranties: Choosing a company like Air Conditioner Pro, that provides comprehensive guarantees and warranties at the company and manufacturer levels is important. Ductless air conditioners are machines and like any machines they can be defective or have defective parts. While Air Conditioner Pro only sells and installs top of the line ductless air conditioners there is always the possibility of a defect. In these cases guarantees and warranties protect you and your investment.
  3. Bonded & Insured: Don’t work with an HVAC company or any contractor that’s not bonded or insured. If something in your house is broken or a worker is injured while in your home they should be covered by insurance and bonds. If they aren’t you might be on the hook for medical bills or left paying for your damaged property out-of-pocket.
  4. Reputable & Professional: One of the most important things to note when looking for a ductless air conditioner installation company is their reputation. Most companies should have online ratings and comments from customers that indicate what they’re like to work with. It’s nearly impossible to change an online reputation, so companies that have poor track records should be avoided.

Overall, choosing a ductless air installation company isn’t that difficult, just ensure you do your due diligence.

For more information about choosing the right company contact Air Conditioner Pro today: 647-547-4049

Air Conditioner Pro has been serving Toronto, York Region and the rest of the GTA for over 30 years. Over that time we’ve built an excellent reputation for great work that’s affordable and guaranteed.

Ductless air conditioners are an excellent cooling solution for residential and commercial spaces that don’t have existing ductwork for a central air conditioner.With so many different manufacturers of ductless air conditioners it can be difficult to know which model is your best choice. Today we’re breaking down the Mr. Slim series of Mitsubishi ductless air conditioners. Mitsubishi ductless air conditioners have been on the market for quite a while and are known for being on the leading edge of technology and quality.

Features of Mitsubishi Ductless Air Conditioners

Mr. Slim ductless air conditioning units have features such as the variable compressor speed inverter, which ensures that the units only the minimum amount of energy to maintain a specific temperature and humidity level. Basically, the variable compressor speed inverter allows the unit to cycle down to a lower speed once a specific temperature has been achieved. In doing so it works to maintain the temperature rather than turning off and then having to turn on again and work to achieve that temperature all over again. Overall, it uses much less energy and in doing so costs you lees on your energy bills.

Mitsubishi ductless air conditioners are also known for being whisper-quiet. The fan technology on Mr. Slim air conditioners ensure that they so quiet you won’t even notice them running. They also include high-speed heating and cooling, so they achieve any temperature as quickly as possible to accommodate extreme outdoor conditioners.

Mitsubishi Ductless Air Conditioners For All Building Types

The Mr. Slim ductless air conditioners are ideal for homes, offices, industrial offices, and other small commercial areas. They can be networked into a complex and effective cooling system or used as individual units to serve a specific purpose. They come in a variety of stylish designs that are all quiet, compact and energy-efficient.

All Mr. Slim units come with a variety of standard and optional features so you can customize each unit to suit your needs. Things like remote controls can be useful in some situations and unnecessary in others. The M-Series features remote controls, wind guards, wall fans, and condensate drain pumps while also being Mitsubishi’s most efficient models.

Installing Mitsubishi ductless air conditioners in any space is very simple as well. Using Air Conditioner Pro ductless air conditioner installation services is the best way to ensure your new Mr. Slim unit is properly installed. Air Conditioner Pro has been installing air conditioners, ductless air conditioners, and a number of other HVAC products in Toronto, York Region and the rest of the GTA for over 30 years. For more information about Mitsubishi ductless air conditioners, installation services, or repair and maintenance services contact Air Conditioner Pro today: 416-921-0000.

LG is one of our preferred brands to order and install for our clients in Toronto, York Region and throughout the GTA. LG ductless air conditioners are dependable and look great in any room of your home or office. LG provides mini split systems, heat pumps and a variety of other products. They range in output from 9000 to 36,000 BTU and boast a number of different energy-efficiency systems.

LG Ductless Air Conditioners Energy-Efficiency

LG has one of the most energy-efficient systems available at 28 SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) as well as one of the quietest ones on the market that operates whisper-quiet at only 17 dB. Low SEER LG ductless air conditioners are always in high demand, and extremely quiet units are ideal for places like libraries, bedrooms, and other places that require silence.

LG also offers a range of LG ductless air conditioners that use variable speed compressors. Many conventional air conditioners use constant speed compressors, which turn off once a desired temperature is achieved. Variable-speed compressors will operate at a high-speed until a specific temperature is reached and then will cycle down to operate at a lower speed to maintain that temperature. This is one way LG ductless air conditioners are able to be so energy-efficient.

When it comes to silently operating units LG ductless air conditioners use a unique cross flow fan and low vibrating compressor to ensure the least amount of noise possible. When combining LG units that have Sleep Mode with fan blades that are 25% larger than standard blades LG can ensure you will barely notice your ductless mini split system operating.

Stylish LG Ductless Air Conditioners

LG has put lots of thought into the technology used in their air conditioners, but they’ve also put a lot of thought into the style of their units. LG’s Art Cool Premiere series has a number of different styles and options for any room in your home or office. LG has put thought into how your new LG ductless air conditioner interacts with your existing style rather than simply providing stark-looking functional cooling systems.

For more information about which LG unit is right for your needs or to make a repair or maintenance appointment contact Air Conditioner Pro today: 416-921-0000. Air Conditioner Pro has been installing ductless air conditioners in Toronto, York Region, and the rest of the GTA for over 30 years.