Term: HVAC (Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning)

HVAC equipment performs heating and/or cooling for residential, commercial or industrial buildings. The HVAC system may also be responsible for providing fresh outdoor air to dilute interior airborne contaminants such as odors from occupants, volatile organic compounds (VOC’s) emitted from interior furnishings, chemicals used for cleaning, etc.

Source: http://www.fsec.ucf.edu/en/consumer/buildings/commercial/hvac.htm.

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