Why Do I Have Hot and Cold Spots in My House?

Hill team members working on outdoor HVAC unitAre the hot and cold spots in your house driving you bananas? A zoning system might be in your future! Here’s what you need to know.

What Causes Hot and Cold Spots?

When you have heating and air conditioning set on one thermostat, you can end up with inconsistent temperatures. The hot and cold spots are the result of the thermostat being in one place in your house and the HVAC system running on that temperature reading alone.

A Zoning System Could Be the Answer

A zoned HVAC system allows you to control the temperature of each room or zone in your home. Using dampers in the ducts, this type of heating and cooling regulates the air sent to the different zones so you can have customized comfort based on who uses the space and when and what their personal temperature preferences are. For example, if you have a spare bedroom that isn’t in use, you can reduce the amount of hot or cool air that goes to that room and focus it on the rooms you use more frequently. Then, when the room is in use, you can adjust the temperature so it’s comfortable.

An additional benefit of a zoned system is greater energy efficiency. When you only heat or cool the spaces you use, you use less energy and save money every month on your utility bills.

Are you intrigued by what a zoning system can offer your home? If you’re tired of dealing with the hot and cold spots created by your current HVAC system, don’t wait. Contact the pros at Hill Plumbing and Air today for a free estimate. Our expert team will inspect your unit and give you a detailed summary of the problem and solutions to get you back up and running as quickly as possible.

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