West Line Historic District Home

An image of Andrew McCalla's Civil War-era home.
Because the house is historic, we specifically chose concealed attic units, and ones that could be driven by outdoor units that could be placed some distance away from the house. As for system performance, we’re comfortable.

Andrew McCalla’s Ausitn, Texas, home dates back to the Civil War era. Its 20-inch-thick walls presented a problem during a remodel/renovation, but an S-Series Variable Refrigerant Flow zoning system from Mitsubishi Electric was up to the challenge. The result: reliable operation in Austin’s high heat and humidity, and a clean look that keeps all eyes on the historic home. Download the PDF below to read more. You’ll hear from the owner, general contractor, HVAC contractor and building science consultant, and see a photo of the home.


West Line Historic District Home

Project Location: Austin, Texas
Completion Date: May 2011

Project Team

  • Owner: Andrew McCalla
  • Building Science & High Performance HVAC Consultant: Positive Energy Building Science and Performance Testing, Austin, Texas
  • HVAC Contractor: Stan’s Heating & Air Conditioning, Austin, Texas
  • General Contractor: Pilgrim Building Company, Austin, Texas

Mitsubishi Electric Equipment Installed

  • (2) PUMY S-Series Outdoor Units
  • (2) PEFY Ceiling-concealed Indoor Units
  • (1) PVFY Vertical-concealed Indoor Unit
  • (2) PAR-30 Controllers
  • (1) PAC Simple MA Controller

Product Category
Ductless Systems
Application
Home Residence
Completion Date
May, 2011
Location
Texas
Case Study Type
For Homeowners
Text Box Type
aesthetics
footprint
retrofit/historic restoration
sound
zoning

Chosen Just For You

Give Your Family Personalized Comfort Year Round with Heat Pump Technology

Give Your Family Personalized Comfort Year Round with Heat Pump Technology

An image of a smartphone with colorful bokeh in the background.

You Don't Need a Computer Science Degree to Understand Home Automation Systems

Smartphone technology allows homeowners to control their cooling and heating remotely.

High Tech Comfort Control Solutions Can Improve Your Home's Resale Value

An image of a modern, livable attic space.

Zoned Comfort and What it Means for You

Couple smiling about energy bill savings

Big Home, Small Bills. Here's How

Modern living room with wall-mounted ductless unit

5 Advantages of Ductless Heating and Cooling Systems

Four Reasons Wireless Comfort Control Makes Life Better

Four Reasons Wireless Comfort Control Makes Life Better

Image of an energy efficient lightbulb amongst incandescent bulbs.

Let Energy Rebate Programs Work For You

Live chat is not available