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Will a ductless heat pump increase my electric bill?

Unless you use electric resistance heat for your home or business, a ductless heat pump will increase your electric bill. However, if your current heating system runs on oil or propane, the savings from burning less oil or propane will exceed the increased cost of electricity. When a ductless...

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Do they bring in fresh air?

No. Heat pumps move heat from the outside of the house to the inside. While they do not bring in fresh air, they do recirculate and filter indoor air.

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What else can they do beyond heating?

High-efficiency ductless heat pumps perform the same functions as five different appliances: heaters, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, ceiling fans, and room air filter.

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How many rooms can I heat with a ductless heat pump system?

A single indoor unit can heat several rooms as long as there is a path for the heat to travel between them. Some homeowners keep doors open to maximize the ability of their heat pump to heat multiple rooms. Another approach is to use multiple indoor units to heat different rooms.

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