Ductless Air Conditioners have found plenty of use in homes, offices, apartments, small compartments because of their ease of installation and the fact that they consume 30% more energy efficient than central systems. The main advantage lies in the avoidance of energy loss associated with duct network of centrally forced air systems.
The following article lists the best ductless air conditioners that you can find in the market today.
10. Best Ductless Air Conditioners -Haier ($800.49)
This is Haier’s unit of a mini split inverter air conditioner and a heat pump. The unit uses standard 220V AC and has 16 SEER high-efficiency rating and is UL approved. The inverter compressor is charged with R410A refrigerant. The indoor unit has a sleek and compact appearance while the external unit provides a sturdy and efficient performance. The package comes with 15 feet copper line set, wire cables and wireless remote controller.
9. Kaussmann Ductless Air Conditioner ($1149.99)
This is Kaussmann’s 1.5 tonne 20 SEER (Seasonal Efficiency Energy Ratio) mini split air conditioner and heat pump. The unit runs on standard household power and is super quiet and efficient. ETL and AHRI have approved the efficiency ratings. It is easy to install and comes with an installation kit. It performs the roles of air condition, pump and humidifier. A little pricey but an excellent buy!
8. Air-Con Int Ductless Air Conditioner ($597.92)
This is Air Con Int mini split air conditioner with a system variable speed compressor. It runs on standard 220V and rates 15 SEER. You can buy it in 9000,12000,18000 and 24000 BTU units. It comes with a 17 feet line set and does heating, cooling as well as dehumidifiers. The variable speed compressor adopts an advanced control method allowing power to adjust in wide ranges. The system starts up from low speed to high speed efficiently, reaching the desired temperature rapidly and maintaining operation under a maximised energy-saving speed. You can save 30-40% of power consumption. A good buy!
“What an incredible machine! Bought this to give A/C and heat to an old house with neither, does a fabulous job of keeping the great room and kitchen cool in south Texas heat. And the best part is you cannot even hear it running!!! Awesomeness!” – Amazon’s Customer Review.
7. Conair Ductless Air Conditioner ($1041.92)
This is Conair’s 24000BTU, DC inverter and ductless air conditioner. The unit comes equipped with the 16.4ft line set, 14-awg (four conductor wires). It works quiet and efficient and has a sleep mode, vertical auto swing, intelligent preheating/defrosting, timer, auto restart and a turbo mode. The unit rates 15 SEER and is AHRI, ETL approved. A good buy!
6. Okyotech Ductless Air Conditioner ($629.00)
This is Okyotech’s 12000BTU(rated cooling capacity), 1 Tonne, 14 SEER ductless mini split air conditioner featuring 3D air flow with smart cooling and heating technology. The whisper quiet operation does up to maximum 26DB and the sleep mode which accurately control temperature deviation of 0.1 degrees. Equipped with Toshiba rotary compressor the unit comes with an easy installation. The refrigerant used in there is ozone friendly and chlorine free and has an anti-bacterial nanometer silver filter technology. The affected area is 600 sqft. Recommended.
“Easy to install. Has great features to enhance cooling and heating. Mute. Great customer support!” – Amazon’s Customer Review.
5. Best Ductless Air Conditioners – Kingsfin ($689.99)
This is Kingsfin mini split ductless air conditioner and heat pump. The unit is highly efficient and super quiet featuring movable LED display, air quality monitor function and a dehumidifier. The advanced 55D DC inverter technology and 15 SEER rating make this unit a success and a comfort to use. The unit comes with installation kits and ducts. Better, quieter, easy installation and works great.
“I replaced a window unit with this one, and it looks a lot nicer and functions much better and smoother. Installation took about 4 hours, was not as hard as IKEA furniture but also not for everyone. Need to have a vacuum pump for the proper installation or hire an HVAC installer. I recommend this unit.” – Amazon’s Customer Review.
4. AmVent Ductless Air Conditioner ($1821.15)
This is Amvent’s wall-mountable, ductless, mini-split air conditioner. The unit comes with wireless remote and complete installation kit. It is 1.5 tonne and comes equipped with quick install system. High-efficiency, single phase power and cools an area of approximately 800 sqft. The system comes pre-charged with premium-quality DuPont R410A refrigerant hence no additional charging is required.
“On June 11, 2016: Purchase in 2012 and still working just fine – we’ve only had regular maintenance done one time (cleaned and filled coolant). I just checked prices on other makes and models and had decided to purchase another of these” – Amazon’s Customer Review.
3. Innova Ductless Air Conditioner ($530.00)
This is Innova’s ductless mini-split air conditioner, inverter and dehumidifier. Ultra-quiet and has a 16 feet line set. Comes pre-charged with refrigerant and is rated, 15 SEER. It measures 27 inches x 10 inches, 7 inches and very easy to install. You can use the sound-proofing material for more silence.
“I put this unit in my travel trailer, and it works great!!! I added some thick rubber spacers to the condenser to keep the vibration down. Did I mention it was QUIET! The coolant flowing through the lines is louder than the blower. The compressor is quiet as well. I am triumphal with this unit.” – Amazon’s Customer Review.
2. Senville Ductless Air Conditioners ($899.99)
This is Senville’s 18000BTU, 15SEER, air conditioner and heat pump. The inverter compressor is by Toshiba, and the low ambient kit allows you to change the temperature of your room even in as low as -5-degree Fahrenheit. Comes with easy installation kit and whisper technology for quiet operation.
“This item was received in 5 days from my order and, I was ever so thankful. July in South Texas is brutal. One of our homes units had quit so we weren’t dying but it was hot. I, with the help of a friend installed this unit in our living, kitchen-dining space. The total are around 1500 Square feet, and this little unit performs above expectations. It almost does the job of my other conventional 2 tonne as well. In other words, this sucker is awesome. It did require about 4 hours for installation and a vacuum pump, system but no real special tools or knowledge. I love mine thus far.” – Amazon’s Customer Review.
1. Pioneer Ductless Air Conditioner ($1599.00)
This is Pioneer’s 13 SEER mini split air conditioner and heat pump.The unit comes with a 16-foot installation kit. Works on standard 110~120 VAC and is rated 12000 BTU (1 Tonne.) Perfectly easy installation and has an integrated LED display for displaying the temperature. The unit isn’t perfectly quiet so if you are looking for an extremely low noise unit fo for an inverter.
“By far the best unit for heating and cooling a large room (mine is 500 sq ft) I have ever seen. Everyone who visits comments on what a great job and how quiet it is.” – Amazon’s Customer Review.
What do you think on this topic? We would appreciate your valuable feedback in the comment section below. Although these units can save you in the wrong run, their initial costs are pretty high and incorrect measurement of your area would/might render the unit useless.
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