Zoned heating and cooling systems are energy efficient and cost effective, particularly if they include programmable thermostats. These systems divide your home into heating and cooling zones that are controlled separately. For example, if you have a basement that you rarely use, but you want to keep it at a reasonable temperature to prevent cold air from making the floors in your main living area colder, this can be easily regulated with a zoned system. If you have people in your home who need certain rooms to be warmer (perhaps for an infant or an elderly parent) those rooms can be controlled separately. The zoned approach to heating and cooling a home can result in significant savings on heating and cooling costs for the entire house while keeping everyone in your household comfortable.

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