Advice on heating a basement with a ductless mini-split
I’m looking to add some heat to our basement so we can enjoy it more in the winter months when we can’t get outside with the kiddo. Our current basement has 10′ ceilings, poured concrete walls with 2″ foam attached to them and then studs. We plan to either drywall or put some sort of high-end paneling up on the walls to “semi-finish” the space, even though I’m going to leave the ceiling open. We only have electric heat in our neighborhood, so I’m wondering since the basement is below grade, can we get away with a single head from Mitsubishi to heat the space? We would essentially only be using it in the winter and would likely only turn it on when we plan to use the space. The basement is roughly 1400 sq ft – looking for advice? Perhaps a 9k, 12k or 15k head would do the trick to keep it comfortable around 67-70 degrees?
Thanks in advance!
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