As we enter 2024, it's time to rethink the way we cool our homes. While AC window units have been a convenient solution for many households, it's becoming increasingly clear that they are no longer the most efficient or sustainable option. Here are a few reasons why it might be time to say goodbye to your AC window units this year and upgrade to a ductless mini-split system!
The Inflation Reduction Act has started to persuade more homeowners to consider switching over to a heat pump due to the available tax credits and rebates. With these rebates and tax credits, homeowners can potentially earn back some the money they put forward for a heat pump within the year. The end goal of the Inflation Reduction Act is to reduce household emissions and reach net zero by 2050. This means that 23 million homes currently heated by gas or oil will need to move to a low-carbon alternative, such as a heat pump.
Since heat pumps are fairly new and so different from other heating and cooling systems, let's break down common misconceptions about them and cover what's actually true.