A zoning system is one of the more recent advancements in residential HVAC technology designed to increase comfort and save energy. Such a system divides your home into separate areas, each controlled by its own thermostat, and lets you keep each section at individual temperatures.
Most HVAC systems send a uniform amount of heating or cooling to each area of the home, but climate requirements can differ from room to room.
To handle Dayton’s warm summers and cold, dry winters, an HVAC air duct system must be optimized for performance.
If your home has a damp and chilly finished basement, or upstairs bedrooms that get too warm in the summertime, you know exactly why using one thermostat to heat and cool a home comfortably and effectively is so difficult. This is especially the case with multi-story homes, or those with add-on rooms or big spaces […]
Is it all but impossible to please everyone in your home with the same temperature setting? Does your Dayton home have hot and cold spots and comfort is anything but uniform? These are some of the questions that can help determine if an HVAC zoning system would benefit your home. Read on to learn more.
In most Dayton homes, a single thermostat is responsible for controlling temperatures throughout the entire home. Unfortunately, this doesn’t give you an opportunity to fine-tune portions of your home according to your specific comfort needs. Cooling your entire home just to cool down a certain portion or two is also a recipe for an expensive […]
Replacing a home heating and cooling system is both a big deal and big investment, one that will affect energy bills and your level of home comfort for years. Read on to see why an air-source heat pump may be the best deal and choice for your Dayton area home.
Forced air heating or furnace refers to a system that heats a home by drawing air through ductwork, forcing it through a filter and furnace (or boiler or heat pump air handler), and then recirculating the air back into the home’s rooms through different ducts. While the terms forced air and central air are often used […]
With the cold weather almost here, it’s more important than ever that you maintain a comfortable temperature in your Dayton-area home. Utilizing a programmable thermostat can help you accomplish this by allowing you to set daily and weekly energy-saving settings.
In houses with multiple stories or large, sprawling floor plans, it’s nearly impossible to maintain consistent temperatures everywhere within the structure. Because warm air rises and cool air sinks, upper floors will be warmer than lower floors. Basement rooms will be considerably cooler than the floors above them. A zoning system, which allows you to […]