I live in a 2-bedroom, 4th-floor condo in Florida. Can a ductless mini-split AC system be installed?
I have central AC with 25-year-old dirty (maybe moldy) fiberglass duct boards. I'm told by pros here that the ducts cannot be cleaned, and I cannot replace them because of problems with the condo association. I need another safe, healthy heating-cooling system so I can close off this old central AC system.
The answer is yes! It is actually a perfect application for a mini-split system.
You will need to confirm with your association as to whether or not they allow it (as it will be seen from the exterior of the building), but other than that it is a great option.
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