In Metro-East Illinois, our summers are hot and our winters are cold. With temperatures on opposite ends of the spectrum, your heating and air conditioning system will have a difficult time keeping your home temperature controlled and comfortable. So whether you want to keep cool this summer or prepare in advance for warm comfort next winter, a zoning system can solve your problems.
Heating and air conditioning zoning systems are a way of managing room-to-room temperature control from one central heating and air conditioning system. Without an HVAC zoning system, it is almost impossible for you to control the temperature in each room of the house, unless you manually close off the vents in each room. The manual method is harsh on your heating and air conditioning unit and can ultimately shorten the life of your furnace, air conditioner or heat pump.
Zoning systems solve this problem by allowing each zone’s thermostat to make the demand individually. These systems consist of motorized dampers that open and close based on zone thermostats. As zones are divided, each zone uses a thermostat to control the heating, cooling and fan operation. The zone thermostats and dampers are wired to a central control panel, which allows the unit to be controlled by multiple thermostats.
The system allows you to control the comfort of your home by meeting the specific temperature and airflow requirements of one area without affecting other areas. With control also comes efficiency. Homeowners report up to 30 percent savings in energy costs.
Zoning systems are a powerful air conditioning management tool that can provide you with increased comfort, control, and efficiency. As the temperatures heat up outside, keep your home cool on the inside by installing a zoning system.
Whether your goal is control, comfort or efficiency in cooling your home, it’s a good idea to know what zoning systems can offer you. The professionals at Ernst Heating & Cooling are happy to assist you in your home comfort needs. Don’t sweat! Contact us today.
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