Understanding How Multi-Zone HVAC Systems Work

July 18, 2022

For most people, an HVAC system heats and cools their homes as long as it is running. While you can shut unused rooms to increase efficiency, lots of energy is still wasted in the heating and cooling process. This is where the idea of a multi-zone heating and cooling system comes in. What Is a Multi-Zone System? A multi-zone HVAC is a system that allows you to control the temperature of every room separately instead of having the AC unit heat and cool the whole house whenever it is switched on. This helps you save energy as well as extend the lifespan of your HVAC system by heating and cooling only areas that are frequently used. How Does a Multi-Zone HVAC System Work? A multi-zone HVAC system works by subdividing your house into distinct temperature areas. Each of these areas is then controlled by a different thermostat. The systems can control two to seven zones. You can decide to designate each floor as a separate zone. TechnoAir Heating, Cooling and Refrigeration has qualified and experienced HVAC technicians who can help you determine the exact number of zones you need. The thermostats and dampers are connected to a central control panel...

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