Air ConditioningAre You Ready for Zone Control?

question-markYou want your air conditioner to be as efficient as possible, right? Well, wonder if we told you that there is a way to do that! Yes, just by making the right upgrades, you’ll be able to save tons of money on your annual cooling and heating costs. What are we talking about? Why we are talking about zone control of course!

A zone control system allows homeowners to take ultimate control over their HVAC systems, increasing efficiency and lowering monthly spending costs. Don’t believe us? Keep reading below to find out more about how this system works and the benefits of installing one in your home!

What Is Zone Control?

A zone control system is a series of dampers that are installed throughout the ductwork of an HVAC system. These dampers can open and close to direct the flow of air through the ducts, splitting them into different zones. Each zone may be controlled by an individual thermostat or by a master thermostat.

Zone control allows homeowners to select the areas of the home that they wish to be cooled (or heated), as far too much energy is wasted heating and cooling unoccupied spaces.

What are the advantages?

Energy Efficiency

With the ability to control exactly which zones will be heated throughout the day, you’ll be able to save hundreds on cooling and heating costs. Without zone control, homeowners waste a lot of energy heating rooms that are often unoccupied.


Zone control allows for individualized comfort, which is quite a unique advantage. With this type of system, you can adjust the temperature in one room without disrupting another family member’s comfort.

Reduced Repair Needs

When your air conditioning system operates more efficiently, it is less likely to adhere to everyday wear and tear. With zone control, your AC will not have to work so hard to circulate cool air throughout your home, thus putting less strain on the system and reducing the need for air conditioning repair in Lynnwood, WA.

Reduced Heating Challenges

Certain architectural features pose quite a challenge for your AC. Features such as high or vaulted ceilings, loft spaces, basements, and wall-to-wall windows make it hard for your cooling system to evenly cool your home. With zone control, you can separate these spaces from other areas of the house, in order to cool them evenly and effectively.

Call in a Professional

If you are interested in having a zone control system installed in your home, it is important that you hire an HVAC professional. Only a certified technician has the tools, knowledge, and experience to get the job done right the first time around.

Sure, there might be plenty of amateurs willing to provide these services for you, but remember, sometimes an attempt to save money can end up costing you much more in the long run. Trust us, when it comes to your AC, you don’t want to take any risks.

To learn more about the benefits of zone control, contact the team at G & S Heating, Cooling, and Electrical today! 


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