Do Split Systems Heat and Cool?
If you have looked at new heating and cooling systems for your home recently, you’ve likely come across some systems called “split systems.” You may have even read that these systems are more energy-efficient than traditional HVAC systems, a fact which piqued your curiosity. Beyond these basic facts, though, you may have more questions than answers when it comes to split systems. To help you understand these systems on your way to choosing the best way to heat and cool your San Antonio home, here is a basic guide to all that split systems can do. The Refrigerant Is Key Split systems of all types operate on the principle that a gas, placed under pressure, will boil. When a gas boils, it can efficiently pull heat from the surrounding air. If you have an air conditioner in your home, you’re already taking advantage of this principle, as central A/C units use pressurized refrigerant to remove heat from your home. A split-system heat pump installed by , then, simply takes this principle and uses it both ways. In the summer, the split-system heat pump works just like a regular air conditioner, pulling warm air from the inside of your home and...View Article Read More