Introduction to HVAC
In today’s modern world, commercial or office buildings consist of many advanced and complicated systems. These systems include foundation and support structures, plumbing and fixtures, and electrical and lighting systems. Another crucial part of any establishment that has been taken for granted by its inhabitants is HVAC i.e, Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning.
HVAC or Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning is the utilization of different types of technology in order to manage air purity, temperature, and humidity. HVACis a subdivision of mechanical engineering. This system is responsible for maintaining proper heating and cooling inside a building, these systems are now used everywhere be it a residential unit, commercial unit, or even in submarines. These systems are essential in crucial areas like switch gear halls, control rooms, battery rooms, electronic equipment rooms, workshop areas, etc.
The main aim of this system is to modify and alter indoor air conditions to attain thermal comfort for the occupants. Air quality is an important consideration in maintaining the comfort, health, and productivity of the occupants, and therefore it must not be considered a trivial matter. Air quality affects productivity directly.
Different types of HVAC systems
Mainly there are four varieties of HVAC systems, these are:
- Ductless/Duct-free HVAC system: These systems are more efficient in terms of energy in comparison to central air conditioning systems. They are designed to distribute warm or cool air to one or more rooms without requiring connective duct-work. This comprises of the following elements:
- A condensed fan coil.
- A thermostat to govern the system.
- Indoor air quality supplements.
- Hybrid Split system: These systems react to ever-changing temperatures and automatically calibrate to the most effective energy-saving mode. These are also called hybrid heating systems as they save energy greatly in the heating season. This system consists of:
- An oil or gas furnace
- Appurtenances to brush up indoor air quality.
- Ducts to take cool and warm air throughout the building.
- Packaged air conditioning and heating HVAC systems: These systems are appropriate for buildings that do not have enough indoor space. Packaged air conditioning and heating HVAC systems are easier to install but are prone to damages as these are installed outside the building, displayed in extreme weather conditions. These systems generally contain:
- Discretionary indoor air quality supplements.
- A thermostat in front of the unit controls the system.
- Split HVAC system: It is the most common and finest HVAC system that helps to maintain energy efficiency at lower prices. Components are kept both inside and outside the property and the system breaks down into two units one for cooling and the other one for heating. Its installation is a bit complex. This system contains:
- A heat pump or air conditioner.
- Programmable thermostat to manage the system
- Non-programmable thermostat to manage the system.
Why should you book an HVAC contractor?
Just like other appliances, HVAC installation also requires professional contractors. Not only this, the system demands time to time services to ensure its durability. In addition to HVAC services, these contractors also offer repair and maintenance services for water-based heating devices and boilers.
An HVAC system is very important for us because it helps us be comfortable in extreme weather conditions as it provides heat and warmth during winter seasons, and cooling in exceptionally hot conditions.
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