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An HVAC unit uses innovative technologies to control your indoor environment. Summer in Lubbock, TX, is scorching, so your indoor environment requires a lot of power to cool. If you’re upgrading your unit, the following four types of HVAC systems offer some distinct benefits.

Split Systems

The most common HVAC models are the heating and cooling split systems, which have two units for heating and cooling. The split system has a cooling system, which is an outdoor unit that uses a compressor and heat exchanger to cool the air. The heating system is indoor and uses natural gas to warm the air before circulating it in the house through a fan.

Hybrid Split System

This option is similar to a split system, but it can use either gas or electric power. While gas power works more quickly to heat or cool a room, electricity is quieter and more efficient. As a homeowner, you can decide on the best method for cooling your house during the summer.

Ductless Systems

Also referred to as mini-split systems, ductless units provide individualized control to the HVAC systems in each room. These systems are mounted on indoor walls with an outdoor compressor. This system is advantageous because you can direct cool air into only the rooms of your home that are occupied, saving energy by not cooling empty rooms.

Packaged HVAC Systems

The packaged system is an all-in-one unit for heating and cooling. The system is small and very convenient for smaller spaces. Although not as powerful as the other systems, these electricity-powered systems are efficient in warmer climates.

No matter the system you choose, selecting the right size is vital to efficient performance. Our team at Duncan Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. & Plumbing can help you review your options for a new unit, make sure you get the right size and keep it in top shape with maintenance service. For more information or to book your appointment, call today.

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