As you begin your search for a ductless heating and cooling system, it’s only a matter of time until you’re faced with this question: which one is best for my home and budget?

The word best means something different to everyone, so you must first define what you’re looking for. When doing so, here are some details to keep in mind:

  • Industry reputation
  • Reliability
  • Manufacturer
  • Energy efficiency
  • Installation process

For example, you may have a strong interest in the ductless heating and cooling system that will save you money every month on your electrical bill. Energy efficiency matters more to you than anything else.

Conversely, another homeowner may have their eyes set on reliability and reputation, as they’ve been burnt by a bad system in the past.

You get the point. No two people are the same, and no two ductless heating and cooling systems are identical.

Where to Start Your Search

Once you narrow down what you’re looking for, it’s time to turn your attention to the market. And when you do that, you’ll come to find that there are many options to choose from.

There are three places to begin your search:

  • Online
  • A conversation with a professional installer
  • A conversation with family members and/or friends who have a ductless heating and cooling system

As you gather information, you’ll begin to narrow your options and focus on a few systems that appear to check all your boxes.

This isn’t a comprehensive list of every ductless heating and cooling system on the market, but these consistently receive rave reviews from homeowners and industry professionals:

  • Mitsubishi MUZ-FH (single zone)
  • Fujitsu General Halcyon RLF/RLX (single zone)
  • LG Art Cool Premier (single zone)
  • Daikin Aurora / 20 Series (single zone)
  • Mitsubishi MXZ Series (multi-zone)
  • Fujitsu General Halcyon (multi-zone)
  • LG Multi VS (multi-zone)
  • Daikin MXS Series (multi-zone)
  • Gree Sapphire (multi-zone)

Answer These Questions

Once you have a shortlist – ideally three or four systems that appear to suit your needs – answer these questions:

  • What is the cost of the system?
  • What is the installation process?
  • What is the BTU output?
  • What is the SEER/HSPF?
  • How long is the warranty?
  • What are its distinguishing features?

These are the types of specific questions that help you move toward making an informed and confident final decision.

That’s a lot to take in, but this is a big decision that will affect the comfort of your home, the appearance of your property (inside and out), and your budget.

If you’re struggling to find the best system or have questions, contact New England Ductless for professional guidance.

We know the industry inside and out, allowing us to provide you with several options that suit your personal and financial requirements.

More Boston homeowners than ever before are turning to ductless heating and cooling systems. If you decide to join them, one of the systems mentioned above may be just what you’re looking for.