The rooms in your home vary in characteristics, such as the floors on which they’re located and how frequently they’re used. As a result, each room has different temperature needs. A traditional HVAC system can’t fully take care of these needs. Hence, you may experience discomfort in some rooms and wasted energy. A zoning system heats and cools your rooms independently, making it have several benefits over its traditional counterpart. Here are some of these benefits.
A zoned system allows you to create zones in your home. Each zone has its own thermostat. The thermostats can be set at different temperatures, meaning you can control the comfort levels in different areas of your home separately.
For example, you can create one zone that includes your bedrooms and another one that includes your kitchen and dining room. If your bedrooms are mostly used during the night, you can set their thermostat to make your HVAC system rarely circulate heated or conditioned air to them during the day. If the kitchen and dining room are frequently used, you can set their thermostat to allow constant heating or cooling to ensure the occupants are always comfortable.
A zoning system allows everyone in your house to be comfortable. One occupant can adjust the temperature in a room to match his or her comfort needs without affecting the comfort of the people in the other rooms.
Lower Energy Bills
With zoning, you’ll minimize the energy expended to heat and cool areas with low activity levels. Consequently, you’ll reduce your energy bills significantly. You’ll even save more money by pairing the system with programmable thermostats.
Extended HVAC Equipment Life
Zoning lessens the load on your air handler and A/C compressor. They receive less wear and tear, leading to a longer life.
The initial cost of installing a zoning system may be a stumbling block to some, but the temperature control features and energy saving benefits make it a worthwhile investment. For more information on the benefits of zoning systems, contact us at Stack Heating & Cooling. We serve the entire greater Cleveland area.
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