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Disguising Ductless Heat Pump Units
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Hi all,I am looking for strategies others have seen or used to disguise the interior units of ductless heat pumps or AC units from being the ugly bump homeowners so frequently mention when they look…Continue

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Joseph Lamy replied to Andy Gostisha's discussion Disguising Ductless Heat Pump Units
"I planed old fence boards, and the knots fell out. When I sandwiched the olde pine board (8" X 46") and a white painted 1/4" plywood sheet (10" X 48") around LED strip lights from Home Depot ($45) that flow smoothly through…"
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Joseph Lamy replied to Andy Gostisha's discussion Disguising Ductless Heat Pump Units
"LED sandwich to hide mini-split"
Sunday
Roy L. Miller replied to Andy Gostisha's discussion Disguising Ductless Heat Pump Units
"In our previous offices we had these units. Prior to the install (and following the techs. directions) we cut open each wall that would contain pipes or wiring. Do not damage the drywall (reuse it). We had the electrical connections hard wired for…"
Apr 10
Eric Kjelshus replied to Andy Gostisha's discussion Disguising Ductless Heat Pump Units
"I use the ducted mini-split and very thin supply trunk and thin supply to make turn in to the wall.     We use "color"  AIA gal who will turn the grill look into wall detail.   trim line or door line or what detail will…"
Nov 22, 2013
Richard McGrath replied to Andy Gostisha's discussion Disguising Ductless Heat Pump Units
"How about slim ducts that recess in the wall and/or ceilings . I believe Fujitsu and Daikin both make such a unit"
Nov 22, 2013
prisco tammaro replied to Andy Gostisha's discussion Disguising Ductless Heat Pump Units
"Agree with Steven, if you want aesthetics, look at LG"
Nov 22, 2013
Steven Lewis replied to Andy Gostisha's discussion Disguising Ductless Heat Pump Units
"There are a number of options - one manufacturer 9LG ductless) makes a square wall unit that can have a picture/art in the front.    There are also heads that can be installed in a ceiling ( if you have enough space) so all you see is…"
Nov 22, 2013
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Disguising Ductless Heat Pump Units

Hi all,I am looking for strategies others have seen or used to disguise the interior units of ductless heat pumps or AC units from being the ugly bump homeowners so frequently mention when they look at example pictures/renderings. Anything from decorative covers to integrating it into the wall assembly to integrated interior design strategies would be great (so long as it doesn't significantly inhibit performance or air flow). I think the aesthetics are a huge obstacle to the deployment of…See More
Nov 21, 2013
Bob Blanchette replied to Andy Gostisha's discussion Disguising Ductless Heat Pump Units
"Some are going to ducted systems. Ductwork is VERY short with ultra low static pressures."
Nov 18, 2013
Sean Lintow Sr replied to Andy Gostisha's discussion Disguising Ductless Heat Pump Units
"I have seen them hidden in soffits, using ducted mini-splits, part of cabinetry, etc... As for ugly - check with the manufacturer, some have ones designed as artwork (a little past halfway down:…"
Nov 18, 2013
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Disguising Ductless Heat Pump Units

Hi all,I am looking for strategies others have seen or used to disguise the interior units of ductless heat pumps or AC units from being the ugly bump homeowners so frequently mention when they look at example pictures/renderings. Anything from decorative covers to integrating it into the wall assembly to integrated interior design strategies would be great (so long as it doesn't significantly inhibit performance or air flow). I think the aesthetics are a huge obstacle to the deployment of…See More
Nov 18, 2013
Ed Minch replied to Andy Gostisha's discussion Looking for Thermal Imager in the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"Be careful, you might be setting yourself up for a patent troller trying to get a monthly fee from you.  Should we all be getting an assurance from our suppliers that they will defend us if this happens?"
Oct 4, 2013
Jason Kaylor replied to Andy Gostisha's discussion Looking for Thermal Imager in the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"Andy, Give me a buzz.  We sell every line and have some demo units we can discount.  They are basically new, and have a full factory warranty. We also own AZ Infrared Inspection services.  So we actually use these things in the…"
Oct 3, 2013
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preferably lightly used but definitely open to possibilities. Thanks for any updates! Please message privately.See More
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At 9:47am on December 9, 2012, Diane Chojnowski said…

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