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Zone Control for a Warm, Balanced Cincinnati Home

nsplashSo often in the winter, we get complaints about homes or businesses with certain areas that are hard to keep warm. Turning up the temperature just seems to make some rooms hotter, but the affected areas just don’t improve. Installing a zoning system to work with your Cincinnati furnace is a smart solution that will bring comfort to the entire home or business, and boost energy efficiency!

A zoning system works with your furnace, but separates the home or business into zones. Each zone is given its own thermostat, which controls conditions only in that area without affecting the rest of the home or building. The zoning system allows heat to be distributed in a more even manner, and on-demand; simply using a single thermostat to control temperatures throughout the home is ineffective, and creates the hot and cold zones many are complaining about this winter.

Installing a zoning system offers homeowners and business owners great control over their indoor comfort, as well as benefits such as:

  • Energy savings. Because zoning systems let you control heating use in one area, separate of the rest of the structure, you use less heat. Heat is produced and delivered only to the area(s) where it is called for, and maintains conditions in other zones appropriately. Less heat is used, because you’re not heating the entire home when you turn the thermostat up – just your zone! Save energy by keeping temperatures lower in unused areas without affecting comfort or system balance.
  • Individual comfort control. You’d be hard-pressed to find a household or office where everyone is happy at the same temperature! Ever heard of thermostat wars? They start because the settings one person prefers just aren’t right for everyone.

With zoning, each person can control heating use in their zone without affecting others. Each zone’s settings can match the person’s preferences, and everyone can be comfortable despite a range of temperature choices.

Nelson Comfort’s NATE-certified zoning experts will install a zoning system that will restore comfort throughout your Cincinnati home or business, as well as improve energy efficiency. Contact us today to learn more.

About The Author


Dan Detmer

Dan Detmer is the owner of Nelson Comfort. Dan was born into the heating and cooling industry, coming from a family of well respected HVAC contractors in Dayton, Ohio. After working in the family business, Dan decided to work for a local HVAC wholesale business helping local contractors grow their business. When he felt his heart moving him back into the residential and light commercial business, Dan joined the Mortimer Heating & Cooling team in Cincinnati, where he had called home and become part of the community for several years. After a short period of time Dan purchased the company and created what is today, Nelson Comfort. Today he operates a company based on integrity, honesty, and stellar customer service. If you have any questions feel free to tweet (at sign) NelsonComfort and we will get right back with you!

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