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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 Owning a historic home can be immensely satisfying, but also comes with its own unique set of concerns related to outdated infrastructure that can be too expensive to renovate.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

  • It was a big job for us but Bill and his crew made it easy every step of the way.  We are enjoying constant heat and like how the equipment is configured in our boiler room.  Many thanks!

    - Bernard J.( University Heights, Boiler Installation November 2018 )
  • I am so pleased with the work of Verne & Ellsworth Hann.  Also thrilled that Chris Hann took care that I could have the installation done quickly.  This company is a class act.

    - Joan L.( Mayfield Heights, Furnace & Air Conditioning Installation, October 2018 )
  • Thank you for the great work!

    - Alejandra, R.( Cleveland Heights, Boiler Installation, September 2018 )
  • Your company and installers went “above and beyond” when we had a complete failure of our AC system during the hottest spell of the year.  We would not hesitate to recommend to anyone who will listen!

    - Linda K.( Shaker Heights, Air Conditioning Installation, September 2018 )
  • I couldn’t have been happier with the service or final result!

    - Thomas P.( Cleveland Heights, Boiler Installation, September 2018 )