Understanding Air Conditioning
Another name for the air conditioning and heating is HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and air conditioning). This technology maintains the indoor air quality as required. We can also find this technology in vehicles. The main reasons for the HVAC installation is so at to meet the thermal and the indoor air quality as desirable and as acceptable as possible.
This technology has been widely used in almost all the buildings that require the enhancement of the indoor air quality. This technology is useful in marines and submarines applications. Scientifically, it is described as that process where the indoor air is exchanged and replaced with the outdoor air. HVAC can be applied for many reasons. These reasons include; controlling temperature, replenishing oxygen, removal of moisture, odors, heat, dust and any other unwanted air related aspects.
In some other instances, the HVAC removes or adds moisture inside the structures. It also keeps the interior air on the move, thus preventing stagnation of the same. The process can be adopted such that the air can come from outside or circulation can be done with the air within the building. Ventilation methods can be subdivided into two- mechanical/forced method and the natural method. In the forced method, the air circulation is controlled by an air handler. The main purpose for this is to supply adequate indoor air quality. In the natural method, the building is designed to allow air from both inside and outside to flow freely without the assistance of a mechanical device.
For the air conditioning, the building is kept in such a way that, the air inside is at a desired temperature and humidity. It is achieved by drawing the air from outside which is cooler, and drawing out the air from the room, cooling the building in the process.
Heating process acts more or less the same like the cooling process. The only difference is that the air coming from the heater or from outside is much warmer than the air in the building. Heating is mostly applied during winter or the cold months, or any other application as needed.
During installation, some of the aspects that you should watch out for include among others;
The installation cost. The cost should be affordable. The systems can be sophisticated with many features and yet still, there are those that are just simple with less features. There are HVAC appliances designed for everyone depending on the money matters.
The features installed in the system. The system should be easy to install, repair and maintain. Some system contain complicated features such that even finding the spare parts for the same is a problem. You should check out the additional features the system comes with such as dust absorbers, humidifiers and maybe air purifiers.