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Four Ways a Ductless Mini Split Can Help Filter Out Bad Bacteria in Your Home

Ductless mini-splits offer homeowners more than just highly efficient heating and cooling services; they can also remove any harmful airborne bacteria! The improved indoor air quality that comes with a ductless mini-split system in your home creates a safer indoor environment and leads to a healthier, happier family. Read below to find out how a mini-split can help filter out bad bacteria in your home, and then order yours from ComfortUp today!

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Air Purifiers and Filters

Ductless mini-split systems consist of one outdoor condenser connected to one or more indoor air conditioner units by a series of copper wires and pipes. Inside each indoor air handling unit, there is a filter component. As the mini-split heats and cools your home, the filter is also collecting any harmful airborne bacteria and removing it from the room. The filter removes any airborne dust, dirt, debris, and other various bacteria or germs.

Homes with pets greatly benefit from ductless mini-split systems, as the filter removes any airborne dander and hair. This reduces your risk of illness caused by airborne bacteria. It also creates a comfier environment for those with allergies, asthma, or other respiratory issues.

The air filtration capabilities of a ductless mini-split also save homeowners money. Many people purchase air filters or purifiers for their home, but ductless mini-split systems eliminate the need to purchase these stand-alone units.

ComfortUp sells filters from the HVAC industry’s most trusted brands such as GREE, Mitsubishi, and Panasonic. Common filter types include antimicrobial, active carbon, and deodorizing, but the required filter type can vary across different mini-split systems.

Mini-split filters require simple maintenance to operate at an efficient level and should be replaced annually or semiannually. Simply remove the filter and wipe it with a cloth every four to six weeks. However, the instruction manual will have more specific information concerning filter maintenance and lifespan. ComfortUp is happy to answer any questions concerning mini-split filter maintenance or replacement!

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Airborne Moisture Removal

Ductless mini-split systems also remove any airborne moisture, which helps deter the growth of mold and mildew. Not only are mold and mildew unsightly, but long-term exposure can lead to health problems. Fortunately, ductless mini-split systems can prevent any mold and mildew health problems! As with air filters and purifiers, this also eliminates the need to purchase a stand-alone dehumidifier.

UV Lamps

Ductless mini-splits can also use UV, or ultraviolet, lamps to kill any harmful bacteria in your home. UV lighting has been shown to greatly improve the indoor air quality by eliminating up to 90% of microorganisms living on your HVAC system. The UV lighting inhibits the growth of mold and mildew inside your ductless mini-split and keeps all components clean and dry, which reduces the need and frequency of any system maintenance. This can keep your system operating more efficiently, which offers many benefits for homeowners.

An efficient HVAC system creates a comfortable environment, reduces your environmental impact, and leads to significant savings on your energy bill. ComfortUp sells a Fresh-Aire Mini UV Lamp in both 120V and 208-230V models that are compatible with all ductless mini-split units. However, it must be installed by a licensed HVAC contractor for warranty purposes.

Lack of Ducts

As their name implies, ductless mini-split systems do not require the extensive ductwork of older central HVAC systems. This lack of ducts makes mini-split systems very appealing to homeowners for aesthetic and functional purposes. Approximately 30% of the energy produced by a central HVAC system is lost as it travels throughout the ducts, but this waste is significantly reduced with a ductless mini-split!

Harmful bacteria, dust, dirt, debris, mold, mildew, and more can easily build up in these ducts over time. Without regular duct cleaning and maintenance, which is neglected by many homeowners, these harmful materials are spread throughout the house by your HVAC system. Fortunately, this potential bacteria buildup is eliminated with a ductless mini-split system!

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Call ComfortUp Today!

Ductless mini-split systems not only efficiently heat and cool your home but remove any harmful bacteria and create a healthier environment! Purchase a ductless mini-split system for your home today, and don’t forget to add on a brand new air filter! For any filter or mini-split related questions, contact a trained product specialist online or call 1-855-337-0001 today!

 

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