To keep your home in Easton, Maryland, comfortable all year-round, consider adding some helpful heating & cooling system upgrades. With these upgrades in place, your home will be comfortable no matter what the temperature is outside.

Humidifier and Dehumidifier

The heating and cooling system has the responsibility of maintaining the comfort level in your home through temperature settings. This is an important job, but maintaining the appropriate temperature is only part of the heating and cooling process. The other part is controlling the indoor humidity level so that your home’s interior remains comfortable when the outside humidity levels are high. Adding a whole-house humidifier and dehumidifier will keep the humidity levels regulated so your family is comfortable throughout the year.

Programmable Thermostat

The convenience and benefits of a programmable thermostat outweigh the traditional manual thermostat in more ways than one. With a programmable thermostat, you are in control. You can set it and forget it versus having to set the temperature manually when you want to make a change. With a programmable model, you can set it once for the day and then be on your way. You can even set a daily schedule in advance for your heating and cooling system.

Zoning System

A zoning system is a convenient and efficient way to control the temperature in specific rooms or areas. This is an especially energy-efficient system as you control the areas of the home that are to be heated and cooled, rather than the HVAC system heating or cooling the entire house. If your home has some rooms that are too cold and other rooms that are too hot, a zoning system eliminates that problem.

Wi-Fi-Enabled Fans

Whether it’s summer, winter, spring, or fall, your smartphone can help enhance the air circulation in your home. With a Wi-Fi-enabled fan, you control the air circulation with a touch of an app.

When activated, the fan circulates cool or warm air throughout your home. This not only makes it more comfortable, but it increases the efficiency of your heating and cooling system. It also can help you to save energy. Forgot to turn off the fan? Just do it from wherever you are.

Some Wi-Fi-enabled fans also can sync with your thermostat or with your home’s virtual assistant. If your current fan doesn’t have Wi-Fi capability, it may be possible to upgrade it.

Improved Air Filtration

The air quality in your home is important since you only want to breathe the cleanest of air. When the air is compromised with dust, dirt, and other airborne particles it can create issues for you or family members who suffer from respiratory issues, such as allergies or asthma. With the installation of an upgraded air filtration system, your home’s indoor air quality will be greatly improved.

Indoor Air Quality Sensors

With indoor air quality sensors, you’ll have access to data about pollutants that may be in the air in your home. The information breaks down the ratio of the particulates per million, which gives you a heads-up when it’s time to change the filter in your HVAC system.

Motion-Activated Air Conditioning

The installation of motion sensors is the latest in technology that allows the heating and cooling system to operate in an energy-efficient manner. When the sensor detects movement in a room, it sends a signal to the system to adjust the temperature in that room, if necessary. If no movement is detected, the system adjusts the temperature accordingly.

Energy Recovery Ventilator

An energy recovery ventilator (ERV) also works to improve air quality by exchanging indoor air that has become old and stale with fresh air from the outdoors. It is an automated way to ventilate your home in an energy-efficient manner versus the old-fashioned inefficient way of opening windows and doors to let in fresh air.

Griffith Energy Services can install quality systems to ensure that your home is comfortable and energy efficient throughout the seasons. When a new heating and cooling system is on your agenda, contact us at 888-474-3391 and we’ll help you decide which system is right for your home.

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