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If I Close Room Vents, Will This Cuts Down on Cooling Costs?

Monday, August 21st, 2017

room-ventSometimes, it seems as if our hot weather will never take a break. August signals the tail end of summer, but it’s the “dog days,” and that often means streaks of days that are 90°F and above in Texas. And if you’re starting to grow wearied of seeing high air conditioning bills, you may take the step of closing the metal shutters of some of the room vents. It means less air used in cooling down the house, so won’t that save money on your bills?

The short answer is: No, it won’t.

And the slightly longer answer is: No it won’t, and it may cost you more—including repairs for damage your air conditioner will suffer! (more…)

A Few Things to Consider about Zone Control Systems

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Zone control in an HVAC system means that certain “zones” in a house can be heated or cooled separately from the others. Unlike standard central heating and cooling, where all parts of a house receive conditioned air whenever the system is running, the addition of a zone control system permits a homeowner to close off certain zones so that only the ones that need cooling/heating receive it. (more…)

Why Use a Zone Control System?

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Upgrading your heating and air conditioning system is great way in which to get a better overall performance from your system. It is also a great way to boost energy efficiency levels so that you can keep your home comfortable throughout the year more affordably. If you think that upgrading your HVAC system means that you have to completely replace it, though, think again. By incorporating certain equipment and components into your existing heating and cooling system you can reap many benefits in a very manageable way. One great upgrade to consider is the installation of a zone control system. Here is some information to help you determine if a zone control system is a good fit for your home and your heating and cooling habits.

A zone control system utilizes a set of dampers in order to regulate the flow of heated and cooled air throughout your home. These dampers are installed directly in your ductwork, and they are controlled with a control panel and multiple thermostats. Such a system design will break your house up into different zones, with each zone boasting its own individual thermostat. There are many advantages to be had in breaking up your house in such a manner.

First of all, this is a very effective way in which to boost energy efficiency in your home. If you have ever lamented the fact that you have to heat or cool empty bedrooms all afternoon just to keep the family comfortable in your living room, kitchen or other occupied area of your house, a zone control system may be the solution you are looking for. Now you can choose where and how energy is used throughout the house.

The installation of a zone control system in Corpus Christi, TX can also help to improve comfort levels for individual members of the household. Different people are comfortable at different temperatures, right? Well, now one family member doesn’t have to pile on the comforters just because another gets hot in the middle of the night. To further discuss the benefits of zone control systems or to schedule service, call Justice Air Conditioning & Heating today.