A mini split heat pump is a device that can heat and cool your home or office. Mini split is also known by another name.....ductless heat pump.
Pictured above is an example of the indoor portion of the equipment and below is an example of the outdoor portion.
Why is it called "mini split"?
These devices often contain many indoor units "split" across one outdoor unit by routing refrigerant piping to each section.
What is the benefit of this "split"?
The indoor units often have small heating and cooling capacities.
So one indoor unit may be big enough only to handle the climate needs of one or two rooms (thus the term "mini").
Therefore, instead of using several outdoor units, an owner can purchase one outdoor unit that can handle the cooling or heating needs of up to 8 indoor units.
Below are some of the similarities and differences between mini split systems and conventional heat pumps:
Unfortunately, this is not a "one answer fits all" solution!
But we have provided some aspects below that may help you to arrive at a proper decision.
Here are a few select, great deals on mini split heat pumps: