It’s one of the most enjoyable additions to any home. During summer in the Charlotte region, a sunroom allows homeowners to soak up the sun without venturing out into the intense heat and humidity. It’s more than a place of relaxation. For families working or learning from home these days, a sunroom (or sun porch, or Florida room, or whatever you prefer to call it) offers a welcome extension of the office or classroom. The only challenge? Keeping it cool. Especially since a sunroom is all about windows, windows, windows. And while a ceiling fan helps with circulation, it’s no substitute for true air conditioning.
If you’re finding that your sunroom isn’t the comfortable spot it should be during the heat of the Carolina days and nights, get in touch with the professionals at MTB Mechanical. We’ll help you find a solution that optimizes temperature control as well as comfort.
A ductless mini split system provides a cost-effective and attractive method for cooling (and heating) your sunroom. With its thin, compact size, a mini split can be mounted on the wall or ceiling, and it can blend into the space with a variety of colors and finishes.
A mini split has two components: an indoor air-handling unit, and an outdoor compressor and condenser to ensure quiet operation. Installation is relatively simple, requiring only a hole in the wall to run a conduit between the indoor and outdoor components.
This is a reversible system for year-round use, working as both an air conditioner and a heat pump. It runs on its own thermostat, giving you full control of your sunroom’s temperature.
While there is the upfront cost of installing a mini split, it provides energy efficiency that can save money over time. And it is far more efficient, reliable and aesthetically pleasing than options such as window or portable floor A/C units. There are several sizes and styles of mini split systems to choose from. Your MTB Comfort Advisors will assess the layout and square footage to recommend the size that works best for your sunroom.