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Smart HVAC Systems for Energy Efficient Homes
April 15, 2016
A Smart HVAC System is ideal for energy efficient homes.
Heating, ventilation and cooling systems, also known as HVAC systems, consume a large amount of energy – most of which is easily wasted. Energy usage costs you money – and lots of it. At least that’s the case with traditional HVAC systems. Smart HVAC systems are often found in modern energy efficient homes today and they consume far less energy than traditional systems, saving homeowners resources and money.
So how do smart HVAC systems work? Are smart systems really energy efficient? How much will you save with a smart HVAC system? Put your mind at ease. Alternative Energy Construction has the answers.
Benefits of Smart HVAC Systems for Energy Efficient Homes
Smart HVAC systems create more energy efficient homes with strategically placed, high sensitivity sensors to force the system to “learn” when and how much heat or air to pump into certain areas of the home. A smart HVAC system also learns your schedule, allowing it to control when it actually pumps cool air into the home. So instead of running constantly and trying to maintain 70 degrees during the summer months – even when you are away from the house – the system will maintain a temperature closer to 78 or 85 (depending on your preferences). By running less frequently and wasting far less energy, you save more with a truly energy efficient home.
Moreover, you might want to keep your bedrooms cooler than your living room and kitchen during the night. Instead of working to bring the entire home to a desirable temperature, smart HVAC systems direct cold air into the bedrooms when the sensors automatically communicate to the system that the temperature needs to be lower, but only in those rooms.
Smart HVAC systems dramatically reduce the amount of wasted energy, providing for a highly energy efficient home. Additionally, smart systems only run when necessary. Rather than running while no one is home, smart HVAC systems maintain a higher or lower temperature (depending on the season) and kick on just before you pull into the driveway, cooling or warming the home to your satisfaction.
Better yet, smart HVAC systems’ ability to heat or cool certain parts of the home conserves energy and saves your hard earned cash. In simple terms, homes with smart HVAC systems are extremely energy efficient homes, and homeowners are seeing a huge difference in their energy bills.
Energy efficient homes save money, frustration and energy. Using less energy means using less resources and protecting the environment. If saving the environment wasn’t cool enough, saving money sure is! Senseless waste of expensive energy is a thing of the past, so stop living in the past. Turn your home into an eco-friendly, energy efficient home with a smart HVAC system.