When building a new home, one of the last things most people think about is the HVAC system. People plan room layouts, flooring, lighting, and appliances, but they often go with a standard HVAC system when they have the opportunity for something so much better. And while conventional systems are usually sufficient, a little tweaking can help you live in true comfort.
If you’re building a home in the greater Charlotte, North Carolina, area, we have a few suggestions for HVAC systems you should consider installing during your construction.
Multi-Zone Heating and Cooling
If you’re living with your partner, kids, or roommates, you know how hard it can be to get everyone to agree on a temperature. Most people can come to a compromise, but what if you didn’t have to? With a multi-zone HVAC system, you can customize the temperature in different rooms of your house, making everyone comfortable and happy.
While there is a higher upfront cost to this type of system, you can end up saving a lot of money on your utility bills by increasing or decreasing the temperature of lesser-used rooms depending on the season.
A smart thermostat is an excellent investment for a new home. Smart thermostats allow you to program your heating and cooling system to raise or lower the temperature of your home at specific times. For example, in the winter you can set your home to 68 degrees while you’re out for the day so that your HVAC system doesn’t have to work so hard to heat your home.
If you have a multi-zone system, smart thermostats can be even more essential, ensuring that all parts of your house are programmed for maximum energy efficiency. You won’t have to worry about adjusting the temperature of your lesser-used rooms because the system will handle everything for you.
Air Purification Systems
Your home’s air quality can have a drastic impact on your comfort and happiness. While many people tend to think they have little control over their air quality, installing an air purification system as you’re building your new home can ensure that your air is healthy — and that you are, as well. Air cleaners can remove particulates and odors, while air sanitizers can help keep your HVAC system free from bacteria.
We offer a variety of air purification systems and can help you find the best system for your home’s needs.
Geothermal Heating and Cooling
If you’re building a new home, a geothermal heating and cooling system is an excellent investment. Geothermal systems are easy to install when you’re starting a new construction project and are one of the most efficient HVAC systems available today. They’re also one of the top heating systems of choice for green construction projects due to their low emission rate.
Geothermal systems can save you up to 60 percent on your heating and cooling costs while providing you with superior air quality and system longevity. If you want a top-of-the-line HVAC system for your new home, geothermal heating and cooling is your best option.
Humidity Control System
In the hot, humid Charlotte summers, you’ll want to make sure you have a humidity control system that works. Many basic HVAC systems either don’t offer humidity control or offer minimal humidity control, meaning that your home could feel warmer than it actually is. Increased humidity in your home can also cause your AC to work overtime, costing you more in utility bills every month.
A high-quality, whole-home humidity control system can help improve your air quality and lower your utility bills at the same time. If you have the chance to purchase one while building your home, we highly recommend it.
When building your new home, consider your HVAC system for long-lasting comfort. At Dulin Mechanical, our experienced team can help you choose and install an HVAC system that’s perfect for your dream home. Our professional designers and excellent project management team will work together with you and your home construction company for an integrated approach to the perfect home. Just call us at 704-237-3641 to schedule your appointment and see what we can do for you.
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