A ducted air conditioning system includes an outdoor compressor unit connected to the indoor unit through insulated refrigerant pipes. A series of ducts run from this central location and into several rooms in the home or building. Cool or hot air is distributed along flexible ductwork to each room through air vents, which are installed discreetly in ceilings, walls or floors.
Ducted systems are designed to allow zoning, where homeowners can easily manage individual room temperatures from one central location. A thermostat is typically installed on the wall where users can select the temperature and other settings.
Ducted air solutions are ideal for cooling or heating larger rooms and areas that cannot be covered by wall-mounted units.
The unit and installation costs for ducted systems depend on several factors: