Here in Mesa, AZ, we need our air conditioners to function as effectively as they possibly can. With proper maintenance, your centralized system should be able to do an effective job, but even then, you can expect to pay higher bills every summer as our triple-digit temperatures put it to the test. Luckily, it doesn’t have to be that way. A properly installed zone control system added to your existing air conditioner can perform wonders for your monthly cooling bills, as well as providing an unprecedented level of precision and control. How do zone control systems work? Read on for the answers.
Essentially, zone controls consist of a series of valves and shutters in the ductwork of your air conditioning system. Each one has its own thermostat and separate controls, allowing you to open and close them independently of the others. They divide your home into separate “cooling sections,” usually by room, which you can warm or cool as you wish without affecting the rest of the household.
Why Is That an Advantage?
In the first place, a zone control system allows you to raise or lower the temperature of each room to fit individual comfort levels: setting one room at 75° and another one at 71°, for instance. More importantly, it allows you to turn off the air in those parts of the house that you aren’t using, which means your air conditioner will use less energy and your monthly bills will be much lower. Over the course of time, the savings will often cover the cost of installation, as well as providing an additional perk for your home when the time comes to sell it.
For more information on zone control systems, or to schedule a consultation, talk to the professionals at John’s Refrigeration today. You’ll be glad that you did.