Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning

A list of HVAC industry associations that provide helpful resources and tools on their websites.
The basics of building heating and cooling are covered in terms of conduction, convection, and radiation. The major types of heating and cooling systems are also described.
Air conditioners cool room air and dehumidify it to provide comfort for building occupants. This article describes how air conditioners work.
Compares Laminar Flow to Turbulent Flow as they relate to HVAC systems and air movement.
Duct shaft layout, which provides clearances that architects should maintain when designing shafts.
Chilled beam HVAC systems are discussed including advantages and disadvantages. System types include active chilled beams, passive chilled beams, and chilled ceilings.
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