If you’re thinking about improving your cooling or heating system, it might be time to think about upgrading to a zoning system. If you live in the Orlando area, you know how changeable our weather can be. Central Florida can get really hot and humid in the summer and chilly in the winter. With a zone-controlled climate system, you can maximize your in-home comfort without breaking your budget.
A zoning system lets you cool or heat different parts of the house as you want them, rather than trying to achieve an impossibility – creating a consistent temperature throughout the house. A zone is defined as an area of the home that can be independently controlled by your climate control system. If you have a warm room due to too much sun, you normally have to make your air conditioning system chill the rest of the house to compensate. Or perhaps you like one room warmer than another so you and your spouse can stop fighting over the thermostat. Zone heating and cooling solves that problem.
The reason most homeowners upgrade to a zoning system is savings. When properly installed and calibrated, zone climate control systems can reduce your energy bill by 20 percent by setting the temperature for each part of the house rather than trying to heat or cool to one common temperature. With a zoning system, you can heat or cool a smaller portion of your home, and the energy savings are immediately reflected in your monthly electric and gas bills.
Believe it or not, a zoning system will extend the life of your HVAC system as well. Since you are cooling or heating smaller portions of the home, the air conditioner or furnace doesn’t have to work as hard, which means it lasts longer.
If you want more information about zone climate control systems, please contact us at Rinaldi’s Energy Solutions. We have been helping folks throughout the Central Florida area enjoy total indoor air comfort in their homes and businesses for 42 years.
Our goal is to help educate our customers in Orlando, Florida and surrounding areas 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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