There’s some debate about whether the best configuration of split systems for multiple rooms is to have multiple single splits or to use multi-splits.
By Richard Keech 2018-06-18
Increasingly split systems are used to heat and cool entire homes – not just single rooms. The default way that split systems are deployed is what I call single splits – one outdoor unit piped to one indoor unit. And repeat that configuration for each conditioned room.
The alternative, available from many vendors, is a multi-split. This configuration involves more than one ‘head’ unit for each outside unit. Often a whole home might be served with only one (larger) outdoor unit, and heads in all bedrooms and living spaces. Continue reading “Multi-head splits vs single-split systems”