Determining the Heat Load of a Building

To determine what size HVAC unit is needed to properly handle the heating and air conditioning needs of a building, you need to perform heat load calculations. Some of the items that go into the equation include:

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Major components of an HVAC System

The two major components of an HVAC system are the condenser and evaporator.  The condenser is made up of the compressor, condenser coil and condenser fan.  The compressor is often called the heart of the system because it moves the refrigerant from the evaporator to the condenser and back to the evaporator.  The condenser coil…

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Cooling Towers for Water Cooled System

Cooling towers are an important part of a water cooled condenser system.  The cooling tower will supply the cool water to the condenser where the water picks up the heat from the refrigerant.  The water is then returned to the cooling tower where it is distributed over the wet deck surface and air is blown…

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