Can RCACs be installed in double storey houses?

Can RCACs be installed in double storey houses?

Yes – however the size and specifications of the RCAC determines how much space it can heat. Since each separate space requires its own outdoor compressor, extremely spacious homes may require an unappealing and yard-consuming number of compressors. However, this caveat doesn’t apply to most homes. Most are comfortably heated with only 2-3 indoor units.
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