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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.
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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.
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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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