HVAC

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HVAC

[¦āch¦vē¦ā′sē or ′āch‚vak]
(civil engineering)
The abbreviation for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems, used in building design and construction.

HVAC

1. Abbreviation for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning, which all seek to provide thermal comfort, acceptable indoor air quality, and reasonable installation, operation, and maintenance costs.
2. A rating system, seasonal energy efficiency ratio (SEER), used to measure the efficiency of central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps. The higher the rating, the more energy efficient it is. Air conditioners that are 14 or higher SEER meet Energy Star criteria.

HVAC

(Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning) In the home or small office with a handful of computers, HVAC is more for human comfort than the machines. In large datacenters, a humidity-free room with a steady, cool temperature is essential for the trouble-free operation of hundreds or thousands of servers. See server farm.
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Modine products are used in light, medium and heavy-duty vehicles, heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment, industrial equipment, refrigeration systems, fuel cells, and electronics.
Manufacturers of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) control systems in North America are working toward achieving interoperability between disparate building management systems and other equipment.
Woo Jin's major products include air vents; heating, ventilating, and air conditioning controls; instrument cluster panels; door handles; center facia panels; and wheel covers.
The ratings reflect AMTROL's leading position as a manufacturer of water flow and control products used in water, heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems, offset by the company's modest revenue base and thin earnings and cash flow protection measures.
The ratings reflect AMTROL's leading positions in niche markets for water and heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, and relatively stable operating margins, but also a modest revenue base and thin earnings and cash flow protection measures.

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