How Zone Control Systems Can Help Keep Your Central Air Conditioning Efficient - J&W Heating and Air

How Zone Control Systems Can Help Keep Your Central Air Conditioning Efficient

There is more than meets the eye when it comes to having a central air conditioning system designed and installed to suit your home.  You have to consider everything from the size of the unit, to the location of the ducts, to whether you want ducts at all.  You need your electricity to be in sync with the unit so that it has the appropriate power to keep it going and you also need to have adequate control over the temperature.  Any homeowner that decides to go with a central air conditioning Jacksonville system is probably doing so in order to have more control over the temperature in their home.  They want to get it down to a certain level so that they can be that much more comfortable.  One of the ways to take this up a notch with your central air conditioning system is using multiple zones.

 

Control, and also energy efficiency, are the two big reasons as to why you may want to have zone control systems installed as part of your entire central air conditioning set-up.  Going with this plan of attack is going to allow you to be able to control the temperature on one floor or area of your house, while leaving another floor or area at a completely different level.  This not only allows the temperature of your home to be that much more precise, but it can also help your home be more energy efficient.  Simply put, you’ll have that much less waste in terms of energy running your unit and cooling areas of the home where it is simply not needed.

 

Understanding Multiple Zones

 

So what does it mean when you have a home that has a central air conditioning  Jacksonville system with multiple zones?  Think of your house in sections essentially.  You probably have a kitchen and dining area, along with a living room area.  You may have an area or a second floor that mainly has bedrooms, or a basement that is finished with a play area.  These can all be considered different zones in the home. What a zone control system does is that it allows you to control the temperature in each of the areas of your home independently.  If you want the bedrooms to be a certain temperature and the kitchen to be a certain temperature, that can be accomplished with a zone control system.

 

This is different then what most people see with a central air conditioning set-up.  The standard set-up is one where you have a thermometer that controls the entire home.  You turn the temperature down to 65 degrees and your entire home gets to that temperature.  It doesn’t matter if it is the basement or the second floor bedrooms.  When you have a central air system with just one thermostat, it is all going to be exactly the same.

 

Energy Efficiency Gains

 

There are some energy efficiency gains that you can experience when you have a zone control system with your central air set-up.  The energy efficiency comes rom the fact that you are going to basically be controlling the temperature of each area of your home to where it actually needs to be.  If you do not need the bedrooms to stay cool all day while you are at work or downstairs in the kitchen, you can turn down the temperature up there while keeping the kitchen area cool.  The same goes for a finished basement.  There is no point wasting energy and the power of your central air system to cool an area of your home that simply does not need it.  Zone control systems allow you to control the temperature of your home more accurately and also ensure that you are only using energy to run the system to get the cool air where you actually need it.  The goal here is to minimize the waste, the cool air you just do not need.
You never want to underestimate the power of making your home more energy efficient.  When you can achieve energy efficiency while also cooling your home, making it that much more comfortable, then you are really ahead of the game.  Air conditioning Jacksonville with zone control systems allows you to cool your home to the exact level where you need it based on the area of the home that requires it most.

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Stacy Russell
Stacy Russell
15:10 02 Jun 20
I will be recommending J&W to my friends and family. They were very professional and on time. Did a very well job in... a quality manner. Dustin, Mark, and Robert. Worked very well together and was in and out with no cleanup for me to do. Thanks so much for getting my home back to a cool environment.read more
Phillip Wallace
Phillip Wallace
13:46 27 May 20
Just had an entirely new, full HVAC install done at our old house in Riverside, which was a fairly big job. Brian and... Will did the installation, and were awesome. There was going to be issues leveling the air handler in the attic, so they moved it to a new spot and hung it instead, getting new parts/changing the plan on the fly. We're much happier with this new setup and location of the air handler. I really appreciated this, their professionalism/thoroughness, and flexibility. Brian and Will worked super-hard, and double-checked everything once the job was done. Would use this company again.read more
Louis Kincheloe
Louis Kincheloe
21:18 01 May 20
Two installers here early this morning. Worked all day. Very professional, extremely well mannered and quick to answer... all my questions. They are Dustin and Robert. Both men went above just installing my new unit, they were personable and knowledgeable in what they were doing. I was surprised when I found out these two hadn't been working that long together. They worked extremely well together. I highly recommend this two men.read more
Shirley Davis-So Brooks
Shirley Davis-So Brooks
18:10 01 Jun 18
Very pleased with installation of York A/C Heating unit. Jason Bottoms and Jason Flatearth were professional, ... arrived on time and completed the job in a timely manner. The unit looks great. They upgraded and repaired everything that needed it. Great Job.read more
James Ponciano
James Ponciano
22:46 03 May 18
A snake crawled into my outdoor condenser and stopped my 16 year old Trane last week on Thursday. The power surge took... out my blower unit circuit board and the motor. I called J&W and Rob was over within two hours of my call. I was spec'd a new York 17 seer system and it was up and running on Monday. Technicians Jason and Brian arrived promptly and every facet of the installation was thorough. When completed, I would not of even known they were there except they left my garage cleaner! Thanks J&W!read more
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