Ductless mini-split indoor head relocation.
I’m pondering moving our 1:1 FS06 which is in a downstairs bedroom of our 1915 1600sq bungalow to just below the bedroom in a currently 1000 sq ft unfinished insulated (except the slab) basement . Adjacent to her room is a larger sized living and dining room with a KJ18 which has been essentially heating/cooling the entire house on its own. The reason for moving it is that we haven’t turned it on since it was installed mid summer. THe lowest temperature I’ve seen in her room was 64. (Although we haven’t experienced a polar vortex yet) She likes it cooler to sleep. Cooling the room was not an issue in the summer. I also believe it will get some stack effect into her room while keeping the first floors floor warmer. Current basement temperatures are 58 to 62° and I’ve moved my office down here. Plan to finish part of the basement in the future.
What is actual process of moving the indoor unit in terms of the refrigerant charge? Lineset would need to be shorten. Does refrigerant get wasted or can they system be sealed and “plugged back in.” See pic of where it would be moved to.
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