Toronto Ductless Air Conditioning Services

There are lots of ductless air conditioners in Toronto. If you visit the homes of your friends or small store front businesses you will see that they are everywhere. There are a few reasons ductless units are so popular.

Many homes and businesses in Toronto don’t have traditional ductwork, and installing it doesn’t always make financial or structural sense. However, these spaces still need cooling for the summer, which is where ductless AC units are incredibly useful. As you may have guessed by the name “ductless”, they don’t require ductwork to operate. The indoor air handler unit is connected to the outdoor condenser unit by a series of wires and tubes through a 4 inch hole in an exterior wall. There’s no other necessary construction for ductless AC units.

The installation is easy and the setup and maintenance is too. Novel Care will take care of your ductless unit with an annual maintenance appointment, so your ductless AC will remain an efficient and reliable source of cooling for many years.

Contact us today for more information or to schedule a ductless service appointment: 416-921-0000

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Space and cost are always concerns for any homeowner in Toronto and the GTA. Between energy bills, Internet, phone, and other expenses, it can be hard to stay afloat. If you’re thinking about switching up how your home is heated in an effort to save money, then you may be onto something.

Heat Pumps In Toronto Make Sense

With more and more condos being established, not to mention older homes being used by multiple tenants, using heat pumps in Toronto can be a great way to cut down on energy costs. You see, heat pumps are known for their energy efficiency and spot cooling effects. They pull air in from outside, condense it, and distribute it indoors to either heat or cool a given area of a home. This controls energy costs since every room in the home isn’t being heated or cooled.

If you have an older home that may not have the necessary ductwork for a furnace or central air conditioning unit, this would be a great solution. The installation alone would be much more affordable than the alternative, not to mention the savings in energy each month. When paired with a well insulated home, heat pumps in Toronto can be the best investment for heating and cooling your space.

Novel Care Installs, Maintains, And Repairs Heat Pumps In Toronto

Handling heat pumps in Toronto and the GTA efficiently is why Novel Care has been established as a trusted HVAC establishment for more than 30 years now. Our technicians have seen it all, so rest assured we’ve got the experience to handle repairs, installations and regular maintenance. We’re even available for emergency calls, so you never have to worry when things stop working in the middle of the night. Just call 416-921-0000 and someone will gladly be there to ask the right questions and dispatch someone as quick as possible (usually within hours in emergency scenarios). Once dispatched, a technician can assess the situation, and provide you with suitable recommendations, as well as answer any questions you have to ensure you’re fully informed before making a decision. After all, you should feel confident in your next move when it comes to your HVAC needs. Give us a call today and let’s work together to see if heat pumps in Toronto really is the best option for your home’s heating and cooling needs.

As the days get longer, you’ll start to feel the temperature climb too. In Toronto and the GTA, almost everyone has air conditioning to battle the rising heat of the summer months, but which type is right for you? Thankfully there are only two choices, but choosing between ductless and central could have a lot to do with your living situation and budget.

Ductless Costs Less Than Central Air Conditioning

It really does depend on your home, but ductless is less invasive to install, making it more cost-effective. For example, central air conditioning is great for cooling off a home but only if you have the necessary vents/ducts in place. Central takes cold air from the main unit and pushes it through the vents of a home to spread the cool air to all rooms evenly. This is great if your home is equipped with the necessary ductwork. If it isn’t, you can imagine how expensive it might get to have your home fitted with the required vents and ducts.

Ductless on the other hand is a great alternative to central air conditioning. A ductless unit can be installed to cool a given area of your home. Most often, this option is installed in a large common area of the home like a living room or family room for maximum effectiveness.

How Ductless Air Conditioning Works

Designed to work best for spot cooling, ductless air conditioning can be a single subtle unit installed to help you beat the heat. It draws in air from outside, runs it through the unit for cooling, and redistributes the air to the given room via a small fan. It doesn’t require too much work to install, which is great for those looking to cool off without breaking the bank. Also, the subtle design of ductless air conditioning means it won’t clash with the room’s décor.

Naturally, you can choose to have more than one ductless air conditioning unit in a bigger home, but this is something a professional can recommend after seeing your residence.

Novel Care Is Toronto’s Choice For Ductless Air Conditioning

Toronto and the GTA is a big place with a ton of options to choose from when it comes to professional installers. Narrowing it down can be tricky, but Novel Care makes it easy. Our team has been in the business of installing, maintaining and repairing all HVAC systems, including ductless air conditioning for more than 30 years. We put our customers first, every time. Give us a call at 416-921-0000 to learn more, ask us questions, or to set up your free consultation. We guarantee we can help. Contact us today and let us keep you cool this summer!

In 2010, we had a client reach out to us with a few questions about if whether a ductless cooling unit made sense for her. Here’s how Novel Care was able to help.

Is A Ductless Cooling Unit Worth It?

That was the main question we received from Cheryl one spring afternoon. Cheryl was a single mother who had pretty much had enough of living in her older condo unit without any form of air conditioning. She had just moved in last year and her 2-year-old wasn’t a fan of the hot humid temperatures that Toronto and the GTA tend to get in the summer. Fans weren’t doing the trick, so Cheryl wanted to inquire about a ductless cooling unit.

She said she was referred by another client of ours and heard good things. Admittedly, she said she didn’t really know too much about ductless cooling units, so we gladly took some time to explain the pros and cons.

Save More With A Ductless Cooling Unit

After walking Cheryl through her options, she came to the conclusion that a ductless cooling unit made sense for her one bedroom condo. Since the space is just big enough and all on one floor, ductless would serve to cool the space quite nicely.

We got to work right away so she would be ready for the upcoming summer, and got the job done in great time. Cheryl called back at the end of the summer to thank us for taking the time to help her out, and that her little one slept through those warm summer nights.

Leave Your Ductless Cooling Unit Installation To The Pros

After 30 years of installing, maintaining and repairing Toronto and the GTA’s HVAC systems, you can rest assured that Novel Care is the right choice. We’ve helped countless clients navigate through all the makes and models of ductless cooling units out there, and find the one that works best for them. You don’t need to be overwhelmed or worry about hiring one of the countless professionals this megacity has to offer. Just give us a call at 416-921-0000 to get started. One of our professionals would be more than happy to answer any questions you may have. If we can help a baby sleep through the summer, we know we can help you beat the heat this season. Contact us today

Andrew and Cheryl own a small semi-detached home in the west end of Toronto. It’s an older home that has a nice new boiler and radiator system to keep it well heated throughout the winter. We know because we installed the boiler, but that’s another story. This time around they needed to get their ductless air conditioner ready for the spring.

In the fall when they last used it, their ductless air conditioner had a squeaking noise and wasn’t blowing as cold as they were used to. At the time it wasn’t a big deal because they were shutting it down for the year, but with spring on the horizon they knew they’d be using it soon enough.

Andrew and Cheryl called us, Novel Care, a week ago to come and take a look at their ductless air conditioner well in advance of spring. They wanted to make sure it was ready to go when the warm weather arrived. They also had the money saved up and ready to spend in case they needed to replace it, which they didn’t. Luckily, they called us before allowing it to operate through a small issue. We won’t bore you with the details, but the repairs were fairly simple.

We were in and out of their home in a few hours at very little cost to them. Their ductless air conditioner is now ready to run all spring, summer and fall to keep their home cool and refreshing.  If they had allowed their ductless air conditioner to work all summer long without being serviced they would certainly have run into bigger problems that would take longer to fix and certainly be more expensive. Their foresight worked in their favour and we’re happy they called us early.

In the spring and summer we field so many emergency ductless air conditioner repair calls because people have neglected a small repair or annual maintenance. With these issues being so avoidable, we wish more people were as diligent as Andrew and Cheryl.

For more information about ductless air conditioner maintenance or to book a ductless air conditioner repair or maintenance appointment contact us today at 416-921-0000.

If you’ve got a ductless air conditioner installed in your home then you might already know the benefits to having one. If you know very little about ductless air conditioners, but know that you need one for your space because it’s the best option then you’ve come to the right place. Ductless air conditioning systems circulate cool air-conditioned air throughout your home or space without and ductwork needed. Ductless air conditioning systems are an affordable alternative to central heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC ) systems, which need a network of ducts to move air. Ductless air conditioning systems are typically seen as more efficient and easier to maintain than window air conditioners, and high-efficient, affordable and reliable alternatives to central air conditioners.

If you live in an old house that has no ducts, or a newer house that does not use forced air heat (and does not need ducts), it can be a big expense to install a central air conditioning system. Installing central air conditioning doesn’t just mean installing the condenser unit outside, it also means installing a network of ducts in your home. This means lots of heavy construction and ripping walls apart. If the cost and hassle aren’t something you’re interested in then ductless air conditioners are the best solution.

5 Benefits of Ductless Air Conditioning Systems

  1. Easy Installation: Ductless air conditioning systems are very easy to install. In fact they can be installed in a fraction of the time it takes to install a central air conditioning system. Typically, it would take a few HVAC technicians to install a central air conditioning system over the course of a week or two. A ductless air conditioning system or a ductless mini split system can be installed in a single day.
  2. Small: Ductless air conditioning systems don’t take up much space. They consist of an internal air handling unit that seamlessly integrates with your home decor, and an external condenser unit that sites outside of your home. The two components are connected by numerous wires and tubes to create your ductless air conditioning system. Both units take up very little space, and much less space than a full duct system.
  3. Easy Operation: Ductless air conditioners are as easy to operate as flat screen televisions. They typically come with a remote control that’s very easy to use. They allow you to control the temperature, the direction of the airflow, as well as numerous other settings. Overall, any ductless air conditioning system you have installed should be very easy to use.
  4. Affordable: Ductless air conditioning systems don’t use as much electricity to operate as central air conditioners. It’s actually significantly less, which save you money every month on your hydro bills. On top of that they operate specifically when people are in their vicinity. So, you aren’t cooling places in your home that are empty. You can turn on and off all of your ductless air conditioners individually, so they only cool the places you want. By comparison, central air conditioners operate throughout your entire home all the time, so there is no way to efficiently target specific areas of your home.
  5. Shhhhhh: Ductless air conditioning systems are very quiet. Some indoor air handling units are so quiet you can’t even hear them operating, and outdoor condenser units are also very quiet for the most part. Overall, ductless air conditioning systems are designed to ensure that your home environment is a comfortable sanctuary.

For more information about ductless air conditioning systems contact Novel Care today. We have over 30 years of experience providing Toronto and the rest of the GTA with professional ductless air conditioner products and services. Call 416-921-0000 today.

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Before setting out to spend your money, it’s important to know a bit more about ductless HVAC systems. Weighing the pros and the cons is always a good idea when it comes to investing in your home. After all, Toronto and the GTA is a big place, and upgrades for your home can get expensive quick if you don’t ask the right questions. Take a look below for a quick rundown of what you need to know.

What Does Your Home Need?

To start, you’ll want to identify what type of ductwork your home has in place. If the answer is none, then ductless HVAC systems make more sense.
These systems are made up of an outdoor condenser, indoor unit, and tubing that connect the two. The outdoor component brings in the air, while the indoor unit cools it to your desired temperature. It should be noted that this is a known way to save some money on your next energy bill too! Central air units tend to lose as much as 30% of their efficiency while traveling through ductwork, so ductless is beneficial in the long run.

When It Comes To Ductless HVAC Systems, Start With The Best

Any time you’re doing research, it’s easy to start with the best brands for home upgrades. This case is no different. Here are just some of the bigger, more reliable companies that make ductless HVAC systems you can count on.

It should be noted that while ductless might be ideal for your home, you should consult with a professional installer to see how many units you might need. You see, these ductless air conditioning systems are designed for spot cooling specifically. That means if your home is on the larger side, you’ll need more than just one unit to cool the entire residence. Plus it’s always a good idea to go with a pro when making upgrades, rather than looking for just the cheapest option available.

Installers Serving Toronto And The GTA

In the spirit of getting things done right the first time, going with the cheapest self-proclaimed professional isn’t recommended here. The right pro will have the experience to make recommendations based on your budget and needs.

At Novel Care, we have been doing exactly that for more than 30 years. Our dedicated team of HVAC experts are more than capable of handling all of Toronto and the GTA’s installation and maintenance needs. We even make ourselves available 24/7, should any emergency repairs be needed in the middle of the night. Contact us at 416-921-0000 to learn more. We’d be more than happy to answer your questions and help you get started on navigating through all the available ductless HVAC systems, and narrowing down which works best for you.

If you’re one of the lucky few to have a home in Toronto and the GTA, you probably fall into one of two categories. The first sees people building up a “fixer-upper” into their dream home. This is great if you have the funds to do so. Seeing as more and more people are proving that money doesn’t grow on trees, you might be part of another group. This second group might not have the disposable income to pour into pricey renovations and need more practical solutions. Ductless air conditioning systems are exactly that. They allow homeowners to experience the positive effects of air conditioning without having the expense of installing a central unit.

Upgrade Your Home with Ductless Air Conditioning Systems

In the case of older homes, central air conditioning may not be available and in Toronto and the GTA, that just won’t do. Summers can get quite uncomfortable with the humidity, but installing a central unit is a big job. A lot goes into setting up the proper ventilation of your home. Ductless air conditioning systems help on a much more affordable scale.

Overall, they serve a smaller portion of your home, requiring less installation and cost. Choosing ductless air conditioning systems is straight forward. You’ll decide which room you want to keep the coolest and that’s where a unit will be set up. Additionally, tubing will connect the indoor unit with a compressor outside. This minimizes the amount of installation necessary, keeping your costs lower.

Just remember, ductless air conditioning systems are designed to cool smaller areas. Spot cooling can be as effective as central air conditioning, but only in a given area. That means you may need more than one unit installed if you’re looking to control the temperature of a larger home or even one with more than one floor. This is an excellent solution if your home is thoroughly insulated though.

Who do I call to install ductless air conditioning systems?

It’s always important to find the right person for any job regarding your home. Saving a few bucks upfront and cutting corners is never the answer, and certainly won’t protect your investment in the case of your home. Be sure to put in a bit of time finding a professional with experience installing ductless air conditioning systems.

At Novel Care, we’ve spent the past 30 years serving Toronto and the GTA. Our experts specialize in HVAC maintenance and installation, which include ductless air conditioning systems. Rest assured, our customer service and satisfaction are second to none. In fact, we’re available 24/7 to help with any emergency repairs or problems you might experience. Contact us at 416-921-0000 to get started. We’d be more than happy to help you stay cool this summer.

Ductless air conditioner maintenance is just as important as the maintenance on any other machine in your home. Your furnace, central air conditioner and car all need regular maintenance to run efficiently and so does your ductless air conditioner. Ductless air conditioners have a reputation for reliability, and with advances in technology they’re one of the most reliable cooling choices on the market.

Ductless air conditioners rarely have call-backs after installation and overall the systems are incredibly maintenance-friendly. Typically, ductless air conditioner maintenance consists of filter replacement, condenser oil cleaning, and sometimes flushing the pipes to ensure there are no blockages.

Ductless Air Conditioner Maintenance is Easy

We’ve said it many times, ductless air conditioner maintenance is easy. The clean and simply design of these units fosters easy upkeep. This allows homeowners to do much of the maintenance themselves if they’re comfortable doing it. For this reason ductless air conditioners have continuously grabbed more of the global air conditioning market share with advances such as:

  • The expansion of the available capacities up to 48,000 BTU
  • Longer pipe lengths that can reach up to 100 feet, and even in some cases a linear length of up to 230 feet
  • Greater height separation between the condenser and air handler, commonly 65 feet, but also in some instances up to 164 feet
  • Expanded operation range can be as low as 0°F in both cooling and heating modes. It can also range as high as 115°F in cooling mode
  • Efficiency levels of ductless air conditioners are typically above and beyond government-mandated minimum standards
  • They very user-friendly, operate as easy as a television and are packed with great features.

With so many features and simple maintenance on these very user-friendly air conditioners they one of the best cooling solutions on the market.

For more information about ductless air conditioner contact Novel Care today: 416-921-0000.

Novel Care has been installing ductless air conditioning systems in Toronto, York Region and the rest of the GTA for over 30 years.

Ductless air conditioning installation isn’t just for homes that don’t have ductwork. Some homes with existing ductwork might have rooms or areas with poor air circulation or temperature regulation. Ductless air conditioning installation is an excellent way to spot-cool specific areas or rooms in your home.

Running ductwork is an expensive, time-consuming, and messy process. It might seem like a good idea to just spread your existing ductwork throughout your home, so you don’t have to purchase new equipment, but there are better options.

Ductless Air Conditioning Installation

Adding a ductless air conditioner to your home to support your existing central air conditioner isn’t uncommon. Many homes that have long hallways or additions that haven’t properly incorporated ductwork need additional cooling options. Ductless air conditioning installation is easy, clean, and fast. Most of all it’s much more affordable than ripping out walls, putting in new duct systems where you can, and then drywalling, patching and painting all over again.

A professional and reputable ductless air conditioning installation technician can have a unit installed in your home in less than a day.

Ductless Unit Are Ideal For…

Ductless air conditioning installation companies will help you choose a unit and a spot for your unit in your home. Many homeowners know there’s a problem, but they don’t know what to do. Professional HVAC technicians like the ones at Novel Care can help you with the entire process from beginning to end.

Ductless Air Conditioners are great in:

  • garages
  • additions
  • sunrooms
  • sheds
  • basements
  • hallways
  • stairways
  • and any other room or area that doesn’t have proper cooling or air circulation.

Ductless air conditioners are very quiet, even more than the quietest ceiling mounted fans, and they take up less space. They come with remote controls and when properly configured are incredibly energy-efficient. They’re also better than adding ductwork because ductwork can typically lose up to 30% of its cool air as it travel through your home.

For more information about ductless air conditioning installation or to make an appointment for a free consultation contact Novel Care today: 416-921-0000

Novel Care has been serving Toronto, York Region and the rest of the GTA for over 30 years with great products and excellent services.

Ductless air conditioning is an excellent cooling option in the summer and a great heating option in the winter. Ductless air conditioning systems are ideal for homes that don’t have existing duct systems, while providing very quiet and efficient air conditioning. Ductless air conditioning installation is also a very affordable option when compared to the thought of installing ductwork in your home. Apart from the weeks and even months of construction you’ll have to endure you’ll also have to pay for the equipment, materials and labour involved in installing ductwork in your old home.

Existing Ductless Air Conditioning

So, you’ve chosen ductless air conditioning installation and have had it running for a number of years now. Any of our Novel Care HVAC technicians will tell you that you’ve made an excellent choice. One thing that’s important to understand about your ductless air system is that it needs regular maintenance just like any other air conditioning system. As a homeowner there are 3 easy things you can do to ensure that your ductless air conditioning system runs well all year round, especially when you need it most.

  1. Ductless Air Filter: Ensuring that the air filter in your ductless air conditioner is always clean is one of the most important maintenance tasks you can do. The air filer ensures that the air that’s being brought in through the intake is clean, which flows through easily when it’s clean. A dirty filter will cause your system to work harder than it needs to, thereby reducing efficiency and lowering the effectiveness. Your ductless air conditioner air filter should be cleaned or replaced at least once per month.
  2. Clean The Exterior: It might not seem like a big deal, but cleaning the outside of your air conditioner is important. Gently wiping it with a damp cloth to remove the dirt and dust ensures that it won’t be sucked inside the unit, and also removes the possibility of impeding or damaging any mechanical or moving parts.
  3. Clean The Pipes: During peak usage it’s important to keep the pipes between the air conditioner and the compressor clean. This ensures that there is good air flow between the two units, so efficiency and functionality aren’t impacted.

 

Overall, it’s important to perform regular maintenance on your ductless air conditioners. These simple tasks are an easy way to keep it running smoothly and efficiently.

For more information about ductless air conditioning or to make a ductless air conditioner installation or maintenance appointment contact Novel Care today: 416-921-0000.

Novel Care has been providing professional and reputable ductless air conditioner installation and other HVAC services in Toronto, York Region and the GTA for over 30 years.