Imagine having a single light switch to control all the light in your home. You’d have light when you needed it, but so would every other room in your house. It can feel this way with a single thermostat: your home is cool, but it may not always be the temperature you want in certain rooms or spaces, and you may want the option to turn the cooling down or off completely in different spaces. A great way to alleviate these kinds of problems with your air conditioning is to install a zone control system from JW Heating & Air.
What Is a Zone Control System?
A zone control system is a series of motorized dampers that are installed into your existing ductwork. Each damper is attached to, and controlled by, a thermostat. This thermostat is connected to a main control panel and/or a wall thermostat that you control.
What is a “Zone”?
A zone is anything you want it to be – a single room, a group of rooms, a hallway – you decide. The best way to determine the zones for your house is to create a zone plan with your installation specialist.
What Are the Benefits of a Zone Control System?
- Better comfort – with a zone control system, you are no longer subject to a single temperature setting. Each zone has its own temperature that you control, allowing for fully-customized comfort.
- Better energy efficiency – with a single thermostat, you cannot turn off the cooling to rooms that see little use or are unoccupied; in fact, if you try closing a register to reduce cooling to a specific room, you can cause problems with your entire air conditioning system. With a zone control system, you can reduce or turn off the air conditioning to spaces that don’t need it, reducing your overall energy use.
- Less wear on your system – needing less cooling can translate to less operation of your system. The less you use your system, the less wear-and-tear it suffers.
A zone control system can give you a level of control over your personal comfort and energy efficiency that you just can’t get with a single thermostat. Think a zone control system may be a good upgrade for your air conditioning? Call JW Heating & Air today and schedule air conditioning service in Los Angeles with one of our installation experts.