Zoning System Benefits: Did You Know It Will Extend The Life Of Your HVAC System?
by Greg Leisgang on September 27, 2012
Posted in: Zoning Systems
While most discussions of zoning system benefits focus on energy savings, one of the primary advantages of using a zoning system is that it helps extend the life of your HVAC equipment. Such a system saves you money in two key ways: It helps you avoid costly repairs and extend the time period between having to replace heating and cooling equipment.
How it works
A zoning system divides your home into two or more distinct heating and cooling zones; for example, a two-level house may have one temperature-controlled zone for the upstairs rooms and a separate zone for the downstairs area. This configuration allows you to heat or cool only where it's necessary and base your heating and cooling schedules on occupancy patterns. Zoning systems are most effective when they are paired with programmable thermostats, allowing you to heat or cool your home with pinpoint precision.
When you have a zoning system, you will need to run your HVAC equipment less frequently, generally because you can control which zones receive conditioned air and how often they receive it, saving a great deal of wear and tear on working parts. In turn, a zoning system helps to extend the life of your HVAC system, helping you avoid the costly repair bills associated with mechanical breakdowns, and get extra years of life from your furnace and air conditioner. You will also save money on your heating and cooling costs year in and year out, as zoning systems are proven energy savers.
Your home is a good candidate for a zoning system if certain rooms or areas are notoriously difficult to heat or cool, if it has a sprawling layout or if you have a newly built addition. It's also an ideal solution in multistory homes, which tend to be warmer upstairs than downstairs because of the natural propensity of hot air to rise.
At JonLe Heating & Cooling, we offer our valued customers a complete range of zoning-system options. If you want to learn more about zoning-system benefits, or if you would like to request a quote for service, please contact us. We serve customers throughout Butler County and the Greater Cincinnati area.
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