Having more than five children, my husband plus I needed an entirely substantial house, with lots of bedrooms. While the children were growing up, our substantial house was perfect for us. Each of our kids had the privacy of their own space, and our enormous kitchen accommodated a substantial enough table so that we could all sit down to lunch together. An expansive residing room allowed for several full-sized sofas plus a couple of recliners, now that the kids have grown up plus left, we’ve needed to make some changes. My husband plus I are unwilling to sell the place plus find something for just us two. Not only is the loft full of great memories, however our kids frequently come house to stop by. However, keeping the loft doesn’t mean we want to maintain all those vacant spaces at the perfect temperature. We live in an area with entirely drastic weather, plus we rely heavily on the heater system plus air conditioner. Our yearly bills for such a large house were so awful. My husband plus I finally consulted with a local Heating plus A/C corporation, asking for some tips. He advocated that we change the heating plus cooling plan to include zone control. While the improvement wasn’t exactly low in cost though, it has paid for itself in energy savings. With the upgrade of valves into the HVAC ducts plus control units into each room, we now have the ability to set independent temperatures. We only keep the rooms we use with HVAC.