What are the pros and cons of using an HVAC system in a residential building?
pros comfort cons no comfort if you want to heat or cool you will be using some form of hvac
You could start by talking to family, friends and coworkers. Ask them if they have a Residential HVAC system and who is the manufacturer. How old is their system? Have they had a lot of trouble/repairs with it? What size is their unit and does it do the job? What are their average heating and cooling bills? You should be able to glean a decision from talking to enough users.
Normally "HVAC" refers to "Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning". An HVAC engineer designs heating and cooling systems for homes and commercial buildings. He or she uses knowledge of mechanical engineering and refrigeration to design HVAC systems - drawing up blueprints for HVAC installers and general contractors. The HVAC engineer is responsible to design systems that keep building occupants comfortable in all types of climates and seasons. He or she also makes sure the building will…
"A HVAC system is a complicated system to install. There are many building standards and EPA standards that must be met. You must layout the duct system, determine the proper size of the ducts, and the equipment needed to properly heat or cool the house. I would suggest consulting with a certified HVAC installation expert, before tackling this project on your own."
The cost will vary widely depending on the size of the space to be conditioned, the ambient (outside) conditions, and the occupant load (number of people) inside. An HVAC system for a very large building, or where the outside is very hot or very cold will cost more than one where the building is small or the climate is moderate.
HVAC stands for Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning. Many times you will see this term combined with refrigeration as well, i.e. HVACR. HVAC (or HVACR) systems condition the air temperature, humidity, and air quality for the comfort of the people inside a building, or sometimes for equipment that generates heat.