4 March, 2014

Hvac Systems

N/a. And so today I found out that… HVAC (pronounced either "H-V-A-C" or, occasionally, "H-VAK&quot is an initialism/acronym that stands for "heating, ventilating and air-conditioning". This is sometimes referred to as climate control. These three functions are closely interrelated, as they control the temperature and humidity of the air within a building in addition to providing for smoke control, maintaining pressure relationships between spaces, and providing fresh air for occupants. In modern building designs, the design, installation and control systems of these functions are integrated into a single "HVAC" system. In certain regions (e. G. , UK), the term "Building Services" is also used and HVAC Engineers are called Building Services Engineers. See CIBSE. The term air handler can mean a whole unit including the blower, heating and cooling elements, filter racks or chamber and dampers, but not including the ductwork through the building.

Excerpt from disc 2 of "Understanding HVAC for Non-Technical People", a special training package taught by Jack Rise and available from ACCA at


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  1. Rachel Burbank March 3, 2014 at 1:31 am #
    Heating Venting and Air Conditioning
  2. Dharmu Masterson March 3, 2014 at 1:33 am #
    A system that provides heating, ventilating, and/or cooling within or associated with a building. Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning.
  3. Mandy Richards March 3, 2014 at 1:36 am #
    Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning
  4. Tiger Robot March 3, 2014 at 5:45 am #
    Hi.the HVAC systems help to control the climate and keep occupants comfortable by regulating the temperature and air flow,check this
  5. Andy Raneesh March 3, 2014 at 6:34 am #
    Heating ventalation and air conditioning
  6. Ursula Jackson March 3, 2014 at 8:54 am #
    Heating ventilation air conditioning
  7. Dharmu Jackson March 3, 2014 at 12:56 pm #
    HVAC stands for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. In computing and especially in enterprise data centers, HVAC systems control the ambient environment (temperature, humidity, air flow, and air filtering) and must be planned for and operated along with other data center components such as computing hardware, cabling, data storage, fire protection, physical security systems and power. The selection of an HVAC contractor is an important step in planning a data center.
  8. Mary-Kathryn Fujiyama March 3, 2014 at 1:38 pm #
    Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning
  9. Mindi Durham March 3, 2014 at 3:50 pm #
    Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning
  10. Bright Eyes Jeffs March 3, 2014 at 4:18 pm #
    HVAC (pronounced either "HVAC" or, occasionally, "H-VAK" is an initialism/acronym that stands for "heating, ventilating and air-conditioning".
  11. Mindy Eaddy March 3, 2014 at 8:12 pm #
    Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning or High Velocity Air Circulation, depending upon what your doing.
  12. Mandy Birdman499 March 3, 2014 at 10:25 pm #
    HVAC is an acronym used for Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning. This term is used often in the contractor world. HVAC contractor.