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High Velocity Air Conditioner Installation

Custom AC installation for Northeast Ohio homes of any age

Many neighborhoods throughout Cleveland—including historic Cleveland Heights and Shaker Heights—are known for their beautiful architecture dating from the early 20th century. Owning a historic home can be immensely satisfying, but also comes with its own unique set of concerns related to outdated infrastructure that can be too expensive to renovate. For example, older homes that were constructed with hot water radiators or baseboard heat usually do not have any ductwork installed. Because of this, you may think that central air conditioning is impossible for your historic home, and have resigned yourself to cumbersome and unsightly window AC units. If that is the case, think again: high velocity air conditioning may be the right solution for you!

What is high velocity air conditioning?

High velocity air conditioning is a cooling system designed especially for older homes without existing ductwork, preventing the use of traditional forced-air cooling. In high velocity AC, cool air is distributed throughout the home via a system of small flexible tubes that run throughout the building in crawlspaces, closets, and ceilings. Outlet holes for distributing the cool air are only two inches in diameter, and the master air handler can fit compactly in an attic, basement, or closet.

What are the benefits of high velocity air conditioning?

There are countless reasons why owners of historic Northeast Ohio homes prefer high velocity air conditioning. High velocity AC is:

  • Inexpensive to install
  • Sensitive to a home’s historic architectural elements
  • Discrete and nearly sound-proof
  • Very efficient, for example removing significantly more humidity than central AC

A trusted source for installing high velocity cooling systems

Because high velocity air conditioning is a unique subspecialty in the cooling industry, not all contractors in Greater Cleveland are familiar with the system. Not so with Verne & Ellsworth Hann. As a full-service HVAC contractor and Cleveland cooling company for over a century, Verne & Ellsworth Hann is very experienced in installing high velocity air conditioning in older homes. Our conscientious technicians understand how much your house’s unique history means to you; as such, we pledge to install the very best high velocity cooling system without compromising your older home’s architecture. If you are sick of your loud and ugly window air conditioning unit but have no air ducts in your home, call on Verne & Ellsworth Hann for a custom solution.

To learn more about the benefits of high velocity air conditioning and to schedule your free consultation with a Cleveland cooling expert, contact Verne & Ellsworth Hann today!

What People Are Saying

  • From start to finish their work has met/exceeded our highest expectations.   Bill Hann guided us through what needed to be done and his workmen were extremely competent and easy to communicate with.  The new system works beautifully.  Thank you!  We highly recommend Verne & Ellsworth Hann.

    - Rose B.( Geauga County, Unico Air Conditioning Installation May 2017 )
  • Verne & Ellsworth Hann has gone above and beyond for us repeatedly including giving us two salvaged cast iron radiators when our existing ones were not doing the trick.  They came back countless times when we were unable to regulate the temperature in the house until they found the perfect balance.  They’ve responded to emergencies in a matter of minutes and performed invaluable services professionally and expertly.  I cannot recommend Verne & Ellsworth Hann enough and will continue to use them and trust them with all of our home needs.  They are fantastic.

    - Tatiana D.( Cleveland Heights, Heating, Cooling & Plumbing Service )
  • The installers were very professional.  The workmanship looks excellent.  They answered the few questions I had, and the job went smoothly.  I am very pleased.

    - Kathleen C.( Cleveland Heights, Boiler Installation March 2017 )
  • Verne & Ellsworth Hann cared about making sure I knew my options. I was given detailed explanations to my questions and did not feel pressured at all. The crew was kind and considerate and put drop cloths everywhere. You must do yourself a favor and choose to work with Verne & Ellsworth Hann, Inc.

     

     

    - Frank V., Painsville( Furnace & Air Conditioning Installation, March 2017 )
  • I really appreciate the amount of time Bill spent going over all our options.  The installers were great and the process was painless from start to finish!

    - David G.( Cleveland Heights, Boiler Installation February 2017 )