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Need help with Minisplit Design – Denver, CO

Canyon21 | Posted in Energy Efficiency and Durability on

Looking to install a mini split in the upstairs of a house built in 1898.  House has been renovated, but current whole house HVAC just doesn’t cool and heat the two bedrooms upstairs properly. Have had numerous HVAC companies out and aside from tearing out walls to install new ductwork, most have recommended mini-split for the upstairs.  After reading information on here about getting the right sized unit for the space, I need someone who can calculate exactly what I would need.  We are thinking of possibly going with a cassette mini-split with duct work to the other bedroom for cooling and heating.  Soooo difficult to know which brand, sizing and company to go with.   Have had numerous quotes and they are all different!!!  Any assistance would be greatly appreciated  Attached are photos as well as a diagram with dimensions of the space. ..In the pictures, the closets that are there have been removed and this is now part of the living space.

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  1. Charlie Sullivan | | #1

    I don't know of anyone in the Denver area, but I'm commenting for two reasons--one to highlight that keyword (Denver!) for other readers, and second, to note that one option is to have somebody remote do the design work and then get a local installer. Allison Bailes is the one we all know here, since he has a blog here, but there are others. You could contact him and if he is too busy he might refer you to someone else.

    1. Canyon21 | | #2

      Thanks for the suggestion Charlie.

    2. Canyon21 | | #3

      Charlie, Not sure how I can reach out to Allison Bailes as I am new to this web site. Any assistance you could provide regarding this would be appreciated.

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