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bayouelton 08-02-2008 05:04 PM

Ductless mini-split A/C systems
 
I have an attic room over a carport (south Mississippi - hot in the summer) and a basement room under construction (will be very humid year round). Fujitsu or Sanyo "mini-split," ductless heat and air systems from what I've been told would be ideal for these rooms. An internet online supplier told me if I was fairly handy that with the help of his tech support people I could put the unit in myself. He did say when I was done I would have to have it inspected by a certified A/C service technician. Some of his points to ponder:

1) he recommended two separate systems (two compressors and two air handlers) for the separate rooms as opposed to a multi-zone unit of one compressor with 2 air handlers
2) he said Sanyo (he also sell other brands) is the best unit out there
3) best bang for the buck was his 24K BTU unit for about $2100
Any advice about ductless systems, brand reliability, potential problems, costs, best place to buy, etc. would be most appreciated. Thank you.
Elton Hartzler
bayouelton@aol.com

skymaster 08-02-2008 05:29 PM

bayoulton: Cant help ya there but had to say tho One of my best friends lives by you! :}:} He owns the Ocean Springs Airport, name is Bill and Wife is Rosemary.:yes: Small world
Jack

bayouelton 08-02-2008 07:13 PM

Neat - I know them both and thanks for the info. The O.S. Airport is just down the road from me. I've even rented C-172s from them several times. I'm new so I can't reply to Nathan's "welcome" IM but would someone please let him know that he keeps misspelling [you're]. Thanks. :)

skymaster 08-02-2008 08:15 PM

LOL what a small world really!!!!!!!! Glad to hear u r a pilot also. Next time you see Bill tell him Jack, the carpenter from Netcong and Aeroflex says HI
! 172 nice ship, a tad slow but reliable and rock steady, I have lots of time in em. Bill and I email everyday.
You should be able to contact Nathan direct thru this site, that said when next i talk to him I will tll him :yes:


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