In these videos: A ductless mini-split system is quiet, efficient, and compact. Instead of a central thermostat, you can create heating and cooling zones in your house that are set independently of each other. See how this technology works.

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In this video: Find out how variable refrigerant flow allows temperature to be controlled as part of an all-in-one heating and cooling unit.

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