Ductless Mini-Split Heat and AirRustic

Rustic cabin nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Asheville, NC. The cabin is a riff on the Appalachian culture and its architecture. Built as if it rose from the local woods, by local craftsmen with the tradition of seat-of-the-pants resourcefulness. The cabin echoes the Appalachian traditions of small is beautiful, and richness in simplicity.
Cypress wall panelling with nickel groove. The Mitsubishi ductless mini-split provides heating and cooling to the entire cabin.

Builder: River Birch Builders, Asheville, NC 828-777-3501
Photography: William Britten williambritten.com

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Bonnie Kenselaar wrote:May 15, 2013
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    Canada Furnace Heating & Air Conditioning

    Here in Alberta, Canada, we have been installing more & more of these over the years. We find them to be a great fix for spot cooling. They don't travel well for cooling around corners but great for open areas. http://bc.canadafurnace.ca/locations/calgary/air-conditioners/ 

  • MiniSplit Heat

    Mini-split systems have two main components -- an outdoor compressor/condenser and an indoor air-handling unit(s) (evaporator). They are easy to install usually requiring only a three-inch hole through a wall for the conduit; which houses the power and communication cables, copper tubing, and a condensation drain line, linking the outdoor and indoor units.

lkenyon wrote:May 15, 2013
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    William Britten
    It's a Mitsubishi from White and Williams in Asheville, NC.

What Houzz contributors are saying:

Becky Harris added this to Easy Ways to Save Money on Energy Bills This WinterAug 24, 2017

Do it now. Remove window air-conditioning units for the winter. Good investment. “Consider replacing window units with high-efficiency mini-split systems with heating and cooling instead,” Goldman says.

Mariana Pickering (Emu Building Science) added this to 10 Ways to Hide That Air ConditionerJul 12, 2014

Individual mini-split air handling units extend about 7 inches (18 centimeters) from the wall and are about 3 feet (90 centimeters) wide, depending on the model. They are controlled with a remote control and have vents that open out from the casing when the unit is in use. To work efficiently they need to be unobstructed and placed high in the room so that the cool air will have the greatest effect as it drops to the floor. To keep the unit from sticking out like a sore thumb, you’ll want to integrate it with your room’s decor and design. Here are some good places for the unit, along with design tips.Learn more about the cost to install air conditioning

Mitchell Parker added this to Houzz Tour: 10 Acres, 3 Generations and Many Animals in North CarolinaMay 9, 2013

The cabin has hot water, plumbing and electricity. “In that sense, it’s not rustic,” Britten says. The plumbing cost $3,000; the electricity, $3,400. A ductless mini split heat pump system for $3,400 provides the main heating and air conditioning.More: Get ideas from more cabin getaways

What Houzzers are commenting on:

jimdeb_gage added this to jimdeb_gage's ideasJan 18, 2018

Ductless heating cooling units.

Nicolle Pasian added this to Wish ListOct 12, 2017

Freegelar calculo de força de A/C pelo espaço e utilidade

pokoch added this to bill's placeSep 21, 2017

high-efficiency mini-split systems with heating and cooling

NICE Home Services added this to Sun RoomsMay 30, 2017

We love the idea of mini splits in order to cool a sunroom or other area that has been added on to the home without having to upgrade our air conditioner system.

tfouts added this to tfouts's ideasJan 31, 2017

heating and cooling for out building

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