Comfort Zoning System
We heat or cool our homes to keep our family comfortable. But, a single thermostat in the living room can’t always keep the upstairs cool or the basement warm. Fact is, you may feel a 12 to 15 degree difference in comfort levels within your own home.
What Is Zoning?
How Zoning Works
In most homes you will find only one thermostat controlling the comfort levels for the entire house. This thermostat is usually located in a hallway and will keep the hallway at the temperature you set while other areas of the home range from too hot to too cold. Zoning allows a thermostat in each room (or zone) for individual temperature control.
Benefits of Zone Control
- Provides room by room comfort control.
- Reduces equipment run time.
- Eliminates hot/cold rooms.
- Works with conventional air conditioning units, furnaces, and heat pumps.
- Allows you to heat or cool only the areas you want, when you want.
- Saves energy and reduces utility bills.
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