Common Residential HVAC System Terms and Definitions
- For a homeowner, many residential HVAC terms can be obscure or difficult to understand
- By understanding these terms, homeowners can be empowered in discussions with their local HVAC dealers
- This guide covers equipment, efficiency ratings and other key terms
Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) terminology can be confusing – and for good reason. With a variety of acronyms and an abundance of industry-specific language, it can feel overwhelming. But this guide to common residential HVAC terms will help you understand what many of those numbers and phrases actually mean.