Reasons Why Certain Rooms May Be Colder Than Others

Reason For Room Temperature ChangesThe heating / cooling systems used in homes, apartments and offices are designed to maintain temperature and humidity control for adequate thermal comfort.

How do we know if we have hot or cold areas in the house?

  • You will notice condensation and/ or mold formation, on cooler walls
  • Some rooms are warm, while others remain colder
  • You feel air currents, through the house
  • You pay higher energy bills than your neighbor who has the same usable surface

Most of the times, the temperature in the house presents some slight variations, from room to room, mostly caused by the orientation, inadequate or missing insulation, uncontrolled air transfer, inadequate heating / cooling installations, uncontrolled humidity and water infiltration etc.

The most important thing to know is that warm air is lighter than dry air, it moves faster and rises. It will always look for the shortest route to colder areas. If you have problems with insulation or air transfer in the house, you will experience heat loss and consequently you will pay significantly higher bills. And all these while experiencing thermal discomfort caused by improper air quality.

What to do?

Contact a Denver air conditioning specialist who will evaluate the degree of insulation, air leaks, humidity and dew point and provide you tips to fix your problem related to cold rooms.

 

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