If You Think a Zoning System Would Improve Your Monrovia Home’s Comfort, Ask These Questions
Having only one thermostat to control the temperature of your entire home can raise several issues, as one or more family members may often be too hot or too cold. Your home should be a place where you feel safe and comfortable; if you believe yours could benefit from a zoning system, ask your HVAC contractor following questions.
What is a zoned system?
This type of system relies on a series of automated dampers and temperature controls, which work independently to control the temperature in zoned areas of your home.
How do I know if I need a zoning system?
If your comfort is in question, you may benefit from temperature zoning. This type of system is most beneficial to homes with the following attributes or conditions:
- The home has multiple levels.
- Family members ask for the temperature to be raised or lowered.
- The household contains a home office.
- One or more rooms feel stuffy.
- There is a noticeable difference in the temperature between certain rooms.
- There are rooms in the home that receive little use.
- One or more rooms utilize large expanses of glass.
- There are finished rooms in the basement or attic.
- There are large open spaces within the home.
- Temperatures vary greatly in one or more rooms depending on the season or time of day.
- A section of the home is either fully or partially underground.
Why do I need one?
Many factors can influence the heat distribution within your home, including but not limited to:
- The level and quality of insulation benefits in your ceilings, walls and windows.
- Relative humidity; levels that are too high can make you feel warmer, while levels that are too low can make you feel colder.
- Outside temperature.
- Air leaks through doors, windows and other openings.
- The quality and integrity of your good ductwork design.
- Directional exposure to the sun.
For expert advice and installation of your zoning system, contact the professionals at Air-Tro, Inc. Since 1969 we have been providing top quality service to the residents of the Greater Los Angeles area and metro Riverside and San Bernardino County.
Our goal is to help educate our customers in the greater Pasadena, California area about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems).
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