Depending on how you currently heat your home, a zoned heating system could save you money and increase energy efficiency. These systems let you control the temperature in different zones of your home independently, rather than heating the entire house uniformly. Zoning can be added to an existing ducted system or by having a seperate mini split heat pump system installed instead. Aside from possible long-term savings, a zoned system offers convenience and personalized home comfort. Read on to find out how you could save by installing a zoned heating system.
Ways You Could Save with a Zoned Heating System
1. Customized Heating & Comfort
With a zoned heating system, you can precisely control the temperature in different areas of your home. This lets you heat only the spaces that are in use or that you want heated, avoiding heating unoccupied areas. This targeted heating can reduce energy waste and even lower utility bills.
2. Reduced Wear on Your HVAC
Zoned systems can also reduce the strain on your heating system because they don’t need to work as hard to maintain a consistent temperature throughout the house. This can extend the lifespan of your HVAC equipment and potentially reduce maintenance and replacement costs.
3. Increased Energy Efficiency
Most zone systems feature multiple thermostats located throughout the home. Some zoned systems are compatible with smart thermostats and sensors that help to regulate temperatures. By adjusting settings based on occupancy and specific temperature needs in each zone, you could improve energy efficiency.
4. Rebates & Incentives
Another way you can save with a zoned heating system is by using grants and rebates to install one in your home. Right now, there are incentives for installing these systems because of their energy-saving and environmental benefits.
Contact HAMCO to Learn More About Zoned Heating
While the upfront cost of setting up zoned heating may be offputting at first, there are long-term benefits and ways to save (grants and rebates) on the initial investment. Ultimately, the long-term savings on energy bills and potential reduction in HVAC maintenance costs often outweigh the upfront cost. Plus, the increased comfort and control over the heating in different areas of your home can be a significant benefit for many homeowners.
Are you ready to install a zoned heating system or do you want to learn more?
HAMCO Heating & Cooling Ltd. has been serving the heating and air conditioning needs of Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville, Grimsby and Brantford areas since 1946. We have a wide range of air conditioners to fit your specific needs and budget and the expertise to install and service a wide range of cooling systems.