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How Does Ductless Cooling Work?

Getting the perfect cooling system for your home isn’t as difficult as you may think. If you’re looking for a new way to upgrade or replace your AC unit, your home may benefit from a ductless cooling unit.

Efficient Systems AC & Plumbing is here to help you with all your heating and cooling needs. Below, we explain how these systems work and the benefits they provide for your home!

What Is A Ductless Cooling System?

A ductless system, or a mini-split unit, works like a central air conditioner. They absorb warm air and moisture from your home and push it outside. From there, they will pump the cooler air out of its system and back into your home.

The difference is that ductless systems will blow directly into one room rather than using your home’s air ducts to disperse air in your house. Additionally, this dual-purpose technology can provide heating and cooling to your home. The system consists of these three primary components:

Blower And Evaporator Unit

Your blower and evaporator unit is the system that works inside your home. It absorbs the heat and moisture in your home’s air and blows the cold air back out. During colder months, the machinery will pull environmental heat from outside and transport it into your home.

These thin units sit along the wall and are around 3 feet long. This technology provides warm and cool air to your specific room or area, customizing your indoor temperature desires.


The conduit connects your indoor and outdoor units. It feeds the electrical power to both systems, allowing them to operate efficiently. This component provides a path for moisture in the air to travel through. It is typically a thin, long cable that holds your power cable, refrigerant tubing and condensate drain.


Your outside unit is known as the condenser. This machinery receives the heat and moisture from your home and releases it outside. During the winter, they absorb heat from the outdoors and send it back inside to heat your home. They work alongside the indoor unit to provide adequate indoor temperatures.

Why Do People Get Ductless AC Units?

People will opt for mini-splits for a variety of reasons. This technology offers zone-control capabilities, allowing the user to cool different rooms at separate temperatures. You can also install up to 4 evaporator units to one condenser. This advantage helps you cool multiple rooms without needing ductwork.

Ductless units work great with any room, but some rooms need more cooling attention than others. A few rooms you can install a mini-split unit into are:

  • Garages
  • Attics
  • Basements
  • Bedrooms
  • Home offices

These systems also work great for homes that lack ductwork. Older homes in Texas may not have the ducts needed for central AC systems. Depending on your household needs, these channels can be expensive to install. Luckily, this technology has relatively short installation timelines and will help you save money due to its energy efficiency.

Top-Tier Beaumont Ductless Installation

When you’re in need of reliable ductless AC services, Efficient Systems AC & Plumbing is here to help! Our team is here to help you get the most from your residential heating and cooling systems. Contact us to schedule your next service today!

Why Choose Efficient Systems?

We guarantee that the equipment we have installed will perform as we have stated, or we will remove it and return 100% of your investment.
If we do not have your new system operating by the date promised, we will pay you $500 for your inconvenience.
You will save a minimum of 30% on your heating and cooling costs or we will refund double-the-difference of your savings not realized during the first year.

What Our Customers Have To Say

Very Professional

James was very professional and knowledgeable. Fixed the unit quickly and explained the process and effects of the repair/maintenance. Will always call ES from now on! Very happy with the work.

Joni N.

Top Notch Service

James, the technician was very efficient and professional. Our attic space is very challenging to access and he managed to survive the adventure stoically! Did a great job of explaining system status and what was checked. Top notch overall.

Jim L.

Outstanding Service

105 heat index day and AC not working correctly. Ryan Boyles was the tech that came to help. Diagnosed problem very quickly and fixed the issue. Looked at warranty package and determined the repair was warranty work…so NO charge. Outstanding.

Roy O.