HVAC Industry Terms You Need To Know
Bioaerosols. Evaporator coil. Heat pump. Any of these terms ringing a bell? Even if you’re not a professional in the field, knowing these common HVAC terms is important as a homeowner. You’re bound to come into an issue with your system at one point or another.
Air Handler – The indoor part of an air conditioner or heat pump that moves the air throughout the ductwork of your home.
Bioaerosols – High concentrations of bioaerosols in your indoor air can lead to serious health problems and disease.
Compressor – The part of an outdoor air conditioner or heat pump that pumps refrigerant to cool your home.
Ductwork – The metal or synthetic tubes used to transport air from heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment throughout your home.
Evaporator Coil – Absorbs the heat from the air in your house.
Heat Pump – A heat pump draws heat from outside and circulates it throughout the home.
Refrigerant – Refrigerant, also known as R-22 or freon, is a chemical that produces a cooling effect while expanding or vaporizing.
Zoned Heating and Cooling – Zoning allows you to heat or cool certain rooms while you save energy in others.
It’s important for homeowners to understand this list of terms since they are frequently brought up on the job! At Jupiter-Tequesta Air Conditioning, Plumbing & Electric, we offer a wide variety of electrical services. Whether you’re looking for expert landscape lighting installation or new wiring for appliances, we’re here to help. Give us a call to learn more:
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