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Unbalanced cooling or heating

My thermostat is installed in a small hallway just before entry into master bedroom which is only room on that side of house. When the heat is on the other side of house is to cool and when Ac is on the other side is warm. There is a large living room then entry into a hall way with 3 bedrooms. I have always felt that the thermostat should be mounted in the living room or in the other hallway. The return air is right below the thermostat.

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You need to balance the system. It's a matter of adjusting the dampers or registers so that you have a little less air flow near the T-stat and more to the other end of the house. Likely you have a return vent near the T-stat. That return draws air to it and likewise the T-stat. If you are getting a lot of air out of the registers on that end of the house damper them to force more air to the other end of the house. Do not close them entirely though. You may have to play with it a little to get it right. I hope this helps. Please remember to rate Fixya rate me.

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