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New Do It Yourself Air Conditioner Wiring Guide New Do It Yourself Air Conditioner Wiring Guide

After a few telephone calls from concerned customers having difficulty with wiring... 

My mini split unit operates but will not cool.  What can I do to fix this problem? My mini split unit operates but will not cool. What can I do to fix this problem?

A. Check filters in the indoor unit. If filters are dirty clean or replace. B. Check... 

Inverter Compressor Benefits in a Mini Split Air Conditioner Inverter Compressor Benefits in a Mini Split Air Conditioner

Shopping for a mini split air conditioner got a little more difficult in the past... 

Ductless Mini Split Preventative Maintenance Ductless Mini Split Preventative Maintenance

“If you must cover your air conditioner leave the side vents clear to let air circulate.” Preventative... 

Ductless Air Conditioners Noise Levels Ductless Air Conditioners Noise Levels

“Split systems, or ductless mini splits as they have been know to be called, are... 

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SAVINGS GUIDE

Pre-charged mini split air conditioners Pre-charged mini split air conditioners

Don’t get fooled by companies selling pre-charged air conditioners.  Over... 

Do It Yourself (DIY) Mini Split Air Conditioner Do It Yourself (DIY) Mini Split Air Conditioner

After years of having to deal with loud, inefficient window air conditioners, finally... 

Compare Mini Splits and Central Air Conditioners Compare Mini Splits and Central Air Conditioners

Many consumers are weighing the pros and cons between mini split air conditioners... 

Benefits of Ductless Mini Split Air Conditioners Benefits of Ductless Mini Split Air Conditioners

The popularity of wall mounted mini split air conditioners around the world is evidence... 

How to Find a Ductless Mini Split Installer? How to Find a Ductless Mini Split Installer?

“Many of the contractors that install mini split air conditioners will be able... 

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Mitsubishi Mr. Slim Mini Split Mitsubishi Mr. Slim Mini Split

Name:  Carol Problem: I am pretty handy around the house and after getting several quotes from ductless installers. I will probably install the units myself. I was told that Panasonic is affiliated with the company that makes the Mr Slim units and they are the best. Is this true. Also, the Panasonic condensor that I priced has the old type freon. The... [Read more of this review]

Mini Split Air Conditioner Leaking from the Indoor Unit. Mini Split Air Conditioner Leaking from the Indoor Unit.

First Name:  Eric Last Initial:  B Equipment:  Mitsubishi Mini Split Air Conditioner Problem: The mini split AC unit cools beautifully.  However, anytime we set the temperature below 70 degrees, we will get water dripping from the inside unit.  This is not condensation water dripping from the vents - it is water coming out from the unit.  This... [Read more of this review]

Problem with Air Conditioner Freezing Problem with Air Conditioner Freezing

First Name:  Gregory Last Initial:  L Problem: It’s a mini-split A/C.  Has worked perfectly for seven years.  This week I noticed that the brass coupling or valve cap that attaches the tubing to the outside unit is developing frost, and while the unit cools the house fine, it runs constantly; that is, the fan (which appears to run slower than... [Read more of this review]

Can I house my mini split outside condenser indoors? Can I house my mini split outside condenser indoors?

First Name:  Max Problem: Hello I’m looking to invest in an mini split to help cool a data / server room that will require ~24000 BTU of cooling year round.  The climate here can be below zero degrees F here at points in the winter.   I’m wondering about the potential of keeping the “outside” portion of the mini split in... [Read more of this review]

Can I run my lineset inside an existing wall? Can I run my lineset inside an existing wall?

First Name:  Gene Problem: With the sheet rock removed can the line sets be installed in the 2×4 walls near floor level and travel up to the attic to the wall units?  The line set would then drop out of the attic to the upper wall and not go outside. Is that doable or a bad idea? Thanks GT Solution:  There shouldn’t be a problem with running... [Read more of this review]

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