Posts Tagged ‘Zone Control Systems’

Own a Large Home? Give Your Air Conditioner a Hand!

Monday, May 29th, 2017

air-conditioning-ewfficiencyLarger homes can be extremely hard to keep cool, especially as spring turns to summer and the temperatures start to rise. Centralized systems can struggle to keep the entire home cool, creating crafts and cold spots in some areas while leaving others too warm. Then there’s the costs involved, which can skyrocket during the hottest months, as well as putting excessive wear and tear on the system. If you own a larger home, you might want to invest in ways to make your air conditioner more efficient: helping you keep your home cool while cutting down on those costs. There are a number of ways to do that, no matter what kind of specifics your home entails. (more…)

Don’t Trust Closed Vents for Air Control

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Most homes in West Palm Beach, FL have a system of ducts that channels conditioned air from your heater or air conditioner through the various rooms in your home. It’s an elegant system — effective and inexpensive — but it can run into trouble from time to time and not all of its problems come from wear and tear. The vents in most duct systems can be closed to prevent conditioned air from entering the room, and many homeowners use that to channel warm or cool air into one single part of the house. It works, to a point, but it can also lead to problems, especially in the winter. (more…)

How Does a Zone Control System Benefit Me?

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Summers in Boynton Beach, FL are as hot as they come, and your air conditioner is likely getting quite a workout this July. With increased use comes higher energy bills, and many residents have to grit their teeth as the cost of keeping their homes cool spike upward. Luckily, there’s something you can do about it. A zone control system, installed in your existing centralized air conditioning system, is the perfect way to cut into those bills and provide a few little perks in the bargain. Here’s how: (more…)

Advantages of Zone Control Systems

Monday, December 21st, 2015

A zone control system is installed in your existing heating and air conditioning ducts: a series of vales and shutters placed at key points in the system. They divide your home into individual sections, usually by room but sometimes in other ways as well. Each section has its own thermostat and controls, letting you alter the temperature in each section individually. Considering the heat of our Boynton Beach, FL summers, they can offer a number of advantages to your home. And with the cooling season over for the year, now is the perfect time to address the issue. The benefits of zone control systems should not be underestimated. (more…)

How Do Zone Control Systems Work?

Monday, July 6th, 2015

There can be some confusion among Boynton Beach, FL residents over zone control systems and what separates them from ductless mini-split systems Both provide the same basic effect – dividing your home into individual sections that can be cooled independently of each other – but that’s where the similarities end. Ductless mini-split systems are intended to replace traditional centralized air conditioning models, while zone control systems are used in conjunction with an existing ducted air conditioner. How do zone control systems work? Here’s a brief primer. (more…)

3 Ways to Upgrade Your Air Conditioner Instead of Replacing it

Monday, May 25th, 2015

Summer is on the way here in Boynton Beach, FL, and prudent homeowners may be looking for ways to beat the heat. A new air conditioner may be just the thing, but if your budget doesn’t quite have the flexibility to afford such an investment, you have other options. A trained technician can add new components to your existing system that improve its efficiency and add improved features that won’t break the bank. Here are 3 ways to upgrade your air conditioner instead of replacing it that you should consider for this cooling season. (more…)