Glossary of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Terms

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Heat

Form of energy which acts on substances to raise their temperature; energy associated with random motion of molecules


Heat Gain

The transfer of heat from outside to inside by means of conduction, convection and radiation through all surfaces of a house.


Heat Pump

A product that works just like an air conditioner in cooling mode however, in heating mode, the refrigerant flow is reversed and heat is extrated from the outside air too heat your home.


Humidifier

A device that adds moisture to dry indoor air during wintertime and in hot dry climates.


HVAC
Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC).
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