Why Zoning is the Newest Trend for HVAC Contractors

November 17, 2017

Zoning systems are quiet and efficient, giving you more control over the comfort of your home. There used to be very few options when it came to heating and cooling your home or office. However, today HVAC zoning is the perfect way to maximize the heating and cooling in your home. It helps to cut back on energy usage and lower the average homeowner’s monthly HVAC costs. If installed correctly, zoning also helps to provide more targeted comfort in designated areas throughout your house, instead of having uneven temperatures or heating and cooling places when no one is occupying them. Benefits of a Zoning System It can be difficult to effectively and evenly heat a home from top to bottom. Zoning gives HVAC contractors the ability to break up the areas of the house to better eliminate cold spots and to schedule when to heat a room and when you don’t want it heated. The reason that it is called “zoned” heating is that you can divide a home up into several different living spaces, or zones, where the heating and cooling can be controlled independently. History of Zoning Systems When you use an entire zoned forced air system that...

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Zoning Your Home For Maximum HVAC Efficiency

June 9, 2014

After your mortgage payment, keeping your home at a comfortable temperature is your biggest monthly expense. The HVAC system in your home can account for up to 40% of your monthly utility bills. Sadly, most homeowners are wasting a lot of that money maintaining livable temperatures in spaces where no one is spending any time. HVAC zoning allows you to control the temperature in different areas of your home, in order for you not to waste precious conditioned air in unused rooms. You control the zones with your digital thermostat, setting the temperature for each assigned area. This type of addition to your HVAC system will require the expertise of a well known HVAC company. Designing the Zones There are a number of reasons why certain areas of your home may need more attention than others besides whether the space is being used. For example, heat rises, so if you live in a two-story home the bottom level will always feel a few degrees cooler than the upper. The position of windows in a room can also change its needs in comparison to others. A room with a big bay window facing the east will capture the morning sunrays to help warm it...

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