Ducted heating/ evaporative cooling vs RCAC split system?

Ducted heating/ evaporative cooling vs RCAC split system?

Cost

Split System

Ducted System

Initial Purchase

$600-$5,500

$5,000-$15,000

Installation

Single day, only needs 1 licensed technician (less expensive)

Multi-day, professional installation team needed (more expensive)

Running Cost

$0.25-$0.40/hour

$1.45-$2.12/hour

Avg. Cost/90-Day Season

(4-8 hr/day)

$325

$1,620

Can be fully powered by solar PV system

Yes

No