And the ductless heat pump was so powerful and yet so efficient
Along with millions of other people in this country, we certainly had to get creative when it came to figuring out our finances during the pandemic. I work from home already so I really wasn’t all that affected. However, the bonus structure was taken away that first year of the pandemic. But it wasn’t my situation that made for all the financial stress. When my wife was sent home from the zone controlled HVAC of her office, it was the last time she’d be there. The company ended up going under by August of 2020 and that was about half of our income just gone. So we had to come up with a creative way of paying our bills or we’d be upgrading the HVAC in this place and selling it. There was only so much we could cut from the budget. And then, there was only so much that my wife could make from working inside the central air conditioning of home with online gigs. That’s when we had the great idea to turn the basement into a great, one bedroom apartment. All we had to do was put a little galley kitchen down there and call the HVAC company. They sent out an HVAC technician who installed a ductless heat pump down there. This gave the apartment some heating and cooling. Not only that but it was independent of the HVAC equipment for the rest of the house. And the ductless heat pump was so powerful and yet so efficient. It turned out to be just a life saver as we can now cover almost all of the mortgage with the monthly rent.