Heating your Dayton-area home during the winter can be a real headache. Not only do your heating bills go up, but certain rooms in your home can often feel colder than they should. Zoning systems are an effective strategy against this sort of situation. Zoning systems allow you to divide your home into two or more separate zones, with each one controlled by a separate thermostat and damper system (or with a central control for all the zones).
This allows you to set different temperatures according to diverse climate factors in different parts of your home, as well as allowing occupants to set temperatures to fit their personal preferences. In a home without a zoning system, your thermostat is given the impossible job of regulating temperatures throughout the house, despite a wide variety of factors affecting temperatures. For example, if your thermostat is located on the main floor, as is common, it will click off the furnace when temperatures in the living room reach the desired level. But what happens to the finished basement that’s not yet warm enough? Or the upstairs bedrooms that got warm enough a half hour before the thermostat kicked off the heat?
With a zoning system, you can control the temperature in each zone, addressing unique temperature variations throughout the house. Once a zone has reached the desired warmth, the heating system will no longer send heat there.
Your home will become much more comfortable for your family in both winter and summer. Each zone will heat up more quickly and to the preference of the occupants in that particular zone. In addition to the added comfort, you can down on your heating bills by not sending heat to zones that are unoccupied. You’re also saving your heating system from additional wear and tear due to unnecessary usage. The same benefits apply to cooling in the summer.
Upgrade your home’s heating efficiency by installing a zoning system in your house. Please contact us at Detmer and Sons, Inc. for more information about installing a zoning system. We have a reputation in the Dayton area for our outstanding service.
Our goal is to help educate our customers in Dayton, Ohio about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems). For more information about zoning systems and other HVAC topics, download our free Home Comfort Resource guide.
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