Zoning Systems Could Save Energy and Money in Your Home
Because the Delaware and Pennsylvania areas see so much variation in weather, keeping comfortable requires some flexibility in your heating and cooling system. A zoning system gives you more options for managing your temperatures to sufficiently heat and cool every room.
Greater Flexibility and Comfort
An HVAC zoning system lets you divide your home into separate zones so you can direct warm or cool air where it’s needed most. The system uses dampers in the ducts to direct airflow, programmable thermostats in each zone, and a main control panel.
This evens out the temperatures around your house to eliminate hot and cold spots. If you have a particular room that’s hard to heat or cool, more conditioned air can be sent to that zone. If one household member prefers warmer temperatures than the rest, more heat can be directed to where they spend the most time.
Zoning also gives you the flexibility to adjust the temperatures in each zone to suit your current needs. In winter, you might choose to direct more heat to your living room during the day and to your bedroom at night.
With a zoning system, you’ll no longer be forced to overheat or overcool part of your home just to keep another part comfortable. Instead, excess conditioned air can be directed from where it’s not needed toward where it is, so the excess doesn’t go to waste. That means you can choose less energy-demanding thermostat settings and enjoy lower heating and cooling bills.
When the demand on your heating and cooling system is lower, so is the stress on its components. Zoning lightens the load on your system, reducing wear and tear on the components and lowering the risk of early component failure and system breakdowns. That means you’ll save money and time on maintenance.
At Sobieski Services, Inc., our goal is to help our customers in Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey learn more about energy and home comfort issues – especially HVAC and plumbing issues – so that they can save money and live in healthier, more comfortable homes.
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