What Is a Multistage Heating & Cooling System?

Most homeowners rely on some type of heating and cooling system to keep their homes at a comfortable temperature. A multistage heating and cooling system is a cost-effective system that can meet all heating and cooling needs.


Multistage heating systems help keep room temperatures consistent.

A multistage system produces heat at two or more rates. This design allows room temperatures to be kept consistent.


According to HGTV, multistage systems require less electricity to keep temperatures constant than traditional heating and cooling systems, making them a more efficient choice.


The cost of installation for multistage heating and cooling systems varies depending on the brand and exact model of the system. Although initially prices could be expensive, the amount of money saved on utility bills in the long run makes them a better option than standard heating systems.

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Amanda Davis began writing in 2010 with work published on various websites. Davis is a dietetic technician, registered, personal trainer and fitness instructor. She has experience working with a variety of ages, fitness levels and medical conditions. She holds a dual Bachelor of Science in exercise science and nutrition from Appalachian State University and is working toward her master's degree in public health. Davis will be a registry eligible dietitian in May 2015.