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HVAC Systems

The climate, size of the home, number and efficiency of windows, and how airtight the building enclosure is all affect the efficiency of a home's HVAC system. This lesson on common residential HVAC systems delves into the importance of all these often overlooked details.

After completing this lesson, students will be able to:

  • Differentiate the various types of heating and cooling systems
  • Recognize the efficiency ratings for different HVAC systems
  • List basic duct types
  • Explain the importance of sealing ductwork
  • Discuss the problems associated with oversized HVAC systems
  • Explain how pressure imbalances can increase air infiltration and exfiltration through the building shell

Watch our example videos for this lesson by clicking on the link(s) below:
HVAC Systems

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