Define: HVAC

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Definition: HVAC


Quick Summary of HVAC


Short for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. The system is used to provide heating and cooling services to buildings. HVAC systems have become the required industry standard for construction of new buildings. Before the creation of this system, the three elements were usually split between three or more devices.




What is the dictionary definition of HVAC?

Dictionary Definition


Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) is the technology of indoor and vehicular environmental comfort. Its goal is to provide thermal comfort and acceptable indoor air quality.


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Full Definition of HVAC


Short for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. The system is used to provide heating and cooling services to buildings. HVAC systems have become the required industry standard for construction of new buildings. Before the creation of this system, the three elements were usually split between three or more devices.


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HVAC FAQ's


What are the main components of a HVAC system?
The basic components of an HVAC system include.
  • Thermostat. The thermostat is an important component of the HVAC system because that’s what triggers the entire system to start cooling or heating.
  • Furnace.
  • Evaporator Coil.
  • Heat Exchanger.
  • Condensing Unit.
  • Refrigerant Lines.
  • Ducts.
  • Vents.

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Definition Sources


Definitions for HVAC are sourced/syndicated from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • BusinessDictionary.com
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 30th September 2019.