Ductless Mini-Split Installation in a Boise, ID Garage

Ductless Mini-Split Installation in a Boise, ID Garage

Problem: A Boise, ID homeowner turned his single-car garage into a home office. But, it was so uncomfortable in the summer and winter that it was hard to get work done without heating and cooling.

Solution: Installed a single-zone Mitsubishi ductless mini-split system. It’s whisper-quiet, works great, and operates independently of the home’s primary heat and cooling system.

Ductless Mini Split Adds Heat & AC In Second-Floor Loft-Boise, ID 

Ductless Mini Split Adds Heat & AC In Second-Floor Loft-Boise, ID 

Problem: A second-floor loft bonus room in a Boise, ID home did not get enough service from the existing ductwork. As a result, it was freezing in the winter and sweltering in the summer.

Solution: Installed a one-zone ductless mini split in the room. Now, the loft has heating and cooling for year-round comfort. The installation was quick and easy, and the system doesn’t take a lot of room.

Mini Split Adds Comfort To Rustic Farmhouse (Caldwell, ID)

Mini Split Adds Comfort To Rustic Farmhouse (Caldwell, ID)

Problem: The owners of a rustic farmhouse in Caldwell, ID added a new master bedroom to their home. The current HVAC system won’t reach this room.

Solution: Installed a Mitsubishi mini-split for ductless heating and cooling. It takes up very little space inside, does not require a complicated installation, and provides excellent comfort for the master bedroom.

Ductless Heating And Cooling For A Boise, ID Garage Workshop

Ductless Heating And Cooling For A Boise, ID Garage Workshop

Problem: Our Boise, ID homeowner wanted to spend more time in his garage, which he converted into a workshop. But, with no heating or cooling, it was too uncomfortable in the winter and summer.

Solution: A single-zone Mitsubishi ductless mini split provides impeccable heating and cooling and operated independently from the home’s existing central air system.

Ductless Mini Split Adds Heating & Cooling To Sunroom in Kuna, ID

Ductless Mini Split Adds Heating & Cooling To Sunroom in Kuna, ID

Problem: Kuna, ID homeowners installed a new sunroom on the back of their home. But, they couldn’t use it year-round because there was no heating or cooling.

Solution: Added a single-zone ductless mini split heat pump system. It handles heating and air conditioning. And, it has a thermostat for excellent climate control.

Ductless Heating & Cooling In South Boise, ID Garage Workshop 

Ductless Heating & Cooling In South Boise, ID Garage Workshop 

Problem: A South Boise, ID homeowner used his garage as a workshop. But, it didn’t have any air conditioning or heating. That made it uncomfortable in the summer and winter.

Solution: Installed a single-zone Mitsubishi ductless mini split for heating and cooling. It offers incredible comfort, works separately from the home’s main HVAC system, and barely impacts his energy bills.

Ductless Heating And Cooling Adds AC To Older Boise, ID Home

Ductless Heating And Cooling Adds AC To Older Boise, ID Home

Problem: An older Boise, ID home needed air conditioning. Since there was no forced-air heat, the homeowners couldn’t add central air. That would mean adding ductwork to a smaller home.

Solution: Installed a one-zone Mitsubishi ductless heating and cooling mini split. With a small cottage, a single indoor air handler would do the job. And it wouldn’t take up any valuable living space.

Ductless Mini Split Upgrades South Emmett, ID Duplex 

Ductless Mini Split Upgrades South Emmett, ID Duplex 

Problem: The two apartments in a South Emmett, ID duplex were always too cold in the winter. They used electric radiant heat in the winter and inefficient through-the-wall ACs in the summer.

Solution: Added a multi-zone Mitsubishi mini split for zoned ductless heating and cooling. These don’t require ductwork and heat and cool better than the old units while using less energy. Each indoor component has a separate thermostat.

Ductless Cooling Solves Printing Biz Problem In Garden City, ID

Ductless Cooling Solves Printing Biz Problem In Garden City, ID

Problem: A printing business in Garden City, ID could not keep the room with the printers cool enough with the HVAC that the building already had. The overheating affected their profits.

Solution: Installed a one-zone Mitsubishi ductless mini split. The air handler does an outstanding job of circulating air to keep the temperature where it needs to stay.

Ductless Mini Split Gives Boise, ID Fourplex Customized HVAC

Ductless Mini Split Gives Boise, ID Fourplex Customized HVAC

Problem: The old gas/electric furnace in this 25-year-old Boise, ID fourplex needed replacement. The owner wanted to upgrade the system to give each apartment more control over the individual temperatures.

Solution: Installed a new Mitsubishi ductless heating and cooling system. This mini split setup uses one heat pump with air handlers in each apartment. Each indoor unit has a thermostat, so they can all be set independently of the others.

Case Study: Ductless Heating And Cooling In A Boise, ID Home

Case Study: Ductless Heating And Cooling In A Boise, ID Home

Problem: The 30-year-old gas/electric heating system in this single-story Boise, ID home broke down for good. The house never had air conditioning, and now there’s no heat.

Solution: Installed a multi-zone Mitsubishi ductless heating and cooling system with three indoor air handlers. Now, each room has quiet, comfortable, and energy-efficient heating and cooling.

Signs Of a Broken Heater In a Meridian, ID Home

Signs Of a Broken Heater In a Meridian, ID Home

The bad news is that having the heater break down in your Meridian, ID home this winter is a strong possibility. It’s working its hardest in the coldest weather, and that’s when all the stress can cause a problem. The good news is that you can head off an emergency...
¿Debería hacer un ajuste de la calefacción en casa este otoño?

Should I Get a Heater Tune-Up At Home This Fall?

Getting a heater tune-up is fast, easy, and inexpensive. This service also provides benefits that will last all winter and for the years to come. If you haven’t already been doing preventative maintenance on your HVAC system, you can start doing so this fall with no...
What Will A Ductless Mini Split Look Like In My Home?

What Will A Ductless Mini Split Look Like In My Home?

At Snowflake Air, we’re big fans of ductless mini splits. These heating and cooling systems do a fantastic job, and they cost less to run than conventional HVAC setups.  While they’re becoming more and more popular in Idaho, a lot of people here still don’t know...
The Pros and Cons of a Ductless HVAC System

The Pros and Cons of a Ductless HVAC System

Ductless systems, also known as mini-splits, have become popular options in the HVAC world. They are ideal for new additions, homes without ductwork, and rooms that struggle maintaining temperature. Although there are many benefits, there are also some negatives to...
How Long Do Ductless HVAC Systems Last? 

How Long Do Ductless HVAC Systems Last? 

If you are considering a ductless HVAC system, you want to ensure that your money is well spent and probably want to know how the lifespan of a mini-split compares to that of a traditional central air system. You will be happy to know that mini-splits average 20+...
How Does A Ductless Mini Split System Work?

How Does A Ductless Mini Split System Work?

Ductless systems are growing in popularity because they have the benefits of separate zones, lower operating costs, easy installation, flexibility, and more. If you have heard about these systems, often known as mini-splits, but aren’t sure how they work, here is a...
7 Furnace Noises (And What They Could Mean)

7 Furnace Noises (And What They Could Mean)

Most of the time we don’t notice our furnace until something goes wrong. We count on it to keep us warm and comfortable, and then are surprised when something interrupts that. Noises coming from your furnace can be the first sign that there may be a problem. Pay close...
Why is My AC Leaking? 

Why is My AC Leaking? 

Finding water inside your home from your air conditioner may be concerning, but it is not always a problem. Some leaking from your AC is normal, but large amounts of water or leaking when your AC is not running can indicate a much more complicated situation. To...
Allergies And Air Conditioning

Allergies And Air Conditioning

You may have heard conflicting information about how air conditioning affects people with allergies. Some people feel that it helps to control their allergy symptoms, while some feel that it actually makes them worse. So, which is true? In fact, both of these outcomes...
When Is The Best Time To Buy A New HVAC System?

When Is The Best Time To Buy A New HVAC System?

Due to the costs involved, It is likely never a great time to have to buy a new HVAC system, but there are definitely some times that are better than others. When considering this large purchase, you want to balance the overall functionality of your current system...
Health Effects of Air Conditioning

Health Effects of Air Conditioning

You may have heard that air conditioning can have negative effects on your health. This may be alarming to you, but is it really necessary to give up the comforts you enjoy because of air conditioning? We’ll take a look at the surprising effects that air conditioning...
Cleaning Your Vents

Cleaning Your Vents

When you are spring cleaning your home, it is a great time to clean some of those neglected things you may have never cleaned before, like your vents. Cleaning your vents can be beneficial in many ways.   Why should you clean your vents? There are many benefits...
Air Conditioner Repair in Kuna

Air Conditioner Repair in Kuna

Kuna is one of the fastest-growing cities in Idaho, having nearly tripled in population since the early 2000s to the present. With new people constantly moving to Kuna, many new houses are being built and old houses are being renovated. One thing to consider during...
Attic Ventilation and Insulation

Attic Ventilation and Insulation

Proper attic ventilation and insulation can make a huge difference in the amount of energy you use, and consequently, in the amount of money that you spend on your home heating and cooling. Fixing your attic insulation and ventilation can also lead to increased...
Air Purifiers: Which Type Should You Choose

Air Purifiers: Which Type Should You Choose

In a previous article on Air Purifiers, we outlined how air purifiers work and the benefits that may be gained from installing one with your HVAC system. Now, we want to dig a little deeper into the type of purifiers that are available and which one would work best...
How To Know If Your Ducts Need To Be Cleaned

How To Know If Your Ducts Need To Be Cleaned

Your air ducts are responsible for moving air throughout your home. These ducts are part of your heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system. When your HVAC system is running, air is continually being recycled using specific sets of ducts known as supply...
Is It Time to Change Your Air Filter?

Is It Time to Change Your Air Filter?

Changing your filter is one of the easiest and best things you can do to keep your home comfortable and your HVAC system running at peak efficiency. While most people know that filters need to be changed, very few know how often they should be changed or why. No need...
How To Detect Air Leaks In Your Home In Boise, ID

How To Detect Air Leaks In Your Home In Boise, ID

For the most energy efficient home, you need great efficient appliances, but you also need a home that does not leak air. Regardless of the season, a home that is drafty will cause your heating and cooling bills to skyrocket. There is a lot that can be done to fix...
Energy Savings in Winter

Energy Savings in Winter

Heating and cooling your home is one of the biggest expenses that homeowners have every month. This is especially true in the Boise area because we experience such big temperature changes with freezing temperatures in the winter, and lots of heat during the summer. If...
Q&A: Cracked Heat Exchangers

Q&A: Cracked Heat Exchangers

During the cold winter months, your furnace is one of the most important things in your home. You rely on it to keep your home warm and your family comfortable. If you want to keep that warm air flowing, your furnace heat exchanger needs to be in good working order. A...
What To Know About Carbon Monoxide

What To Know About Carbon Monoxide

What is carbon monoxide, and why is it dangerous?Carbon Monoxide (CO) is an odorless, colorless gas that is flammable and toxic. It is known as a “silent killer” because elevated levels of the gas can quickly harm people and animals without them even being aware of a...
The Best Thermostat Settings for Your Home

The Best Thermostat Settings for Your Home

One of the most common questions that HVAC specialists get asked is “What temperature should I set my thermostat to?” Your home’s temperature should be set to allow for both comfort and energy savings, but different times of the year require different settings. Here...
6 Common Furnace Problems (And Their Solutions)

6 Common Furnace Problems (And Their Solutions)

You know how weather goes this time of year in the Treasure Valley. One minute you’re cranking the A/C, the next minute you’re pulling out the Swiss Miss and the blankets. When things start to get chilly, the last thing you want are to have furnace problems. Here are...
5 Tips: Get Your HVAC System Ready For Fall

5 Tips: Get Your HVAC System Ready For Fall

Summer is now coming to a close (finally) and fall is right around the corner. Fall not only brings beautiful burnt orange leaves, trick or treating, turkey and football, but it also brings cooler temperatures. Before you know it, the heat will be kicking on regularly...
Get to Know Your HVAC System

Get to Know Your HVAC System

Knowing the various components that make up your HVAC will help you be more equipped to service and maintain your system. HVAC stands for Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning. It helps keep your home comfortable throughout the year. Maintaining your HVAC system...
Fun Things To Do In Kuna, ID

Fun Things To Do In Kuna, ID

Let’s face it. As soon as temperatures start to drop this fall, those of us south-siders (yes, I mean Kuna, ID residents) are going to be less inclined to travel all the way to the other end of the Treasure Valley to get our fill of weekend fun. So, without...
Simple Ideas To Save Energy At Home

Simple Ideas To Save Energy At Home

The last time you paid your utility bill, were you pleased with what you were being charged? Chances are you weren’t too thrilled. Whether its the hottest part of the year or the dead of winter, your utility bills could be cheaper. We understand that every...
6 Ways To Cool Down In Boise, ID This Summer

6 Ways To Cool Down In Boise, ID This Summer

1.) Float the River If you have never floated the Boise River you are missing out! It is such a relaxing way to cool off and enjoy a summer day in the hot sun. Park your car at Ann Morrison Park and take a shuttle to Barber Park where you will put in. Rentals are...
Air Filters 101

Air Filters 101

As an HVAC company, we feel we can not express enough the importance of maintaining and caring for your air filter. When most people think about HVAC, they think about the cooling and heating aspects and forget that the “V” stands for ventilation. Your air filters are...
5 Reasons To Consider Going Ductless

5 Reasons To Consider Going Ductless

What is Ductless? Before you can understand the benefits of using a ductless system, it’s probably a good idea to understand exactly what that means. A ductless system is exactly what it sounds like. Simply put, it eliminates the duct system throughout your home. A...

First Day in Business

We officially opened Snowflake Air for business today! We had our first 3 appointments today, serving 3 Meridian families by performing precision tune-ups on their furnaces.  It was a great day being in customer’s homes and helping them get their heating system...