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Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC)

Heating Systems

There are several different types of heating systems used in residential buildings, and your measurement needs will depend on the type of technology used.

Cooling Systems

There are several different types of cooling systems used in residential buildings, and your measurement needs will depend on the type of technology used.

Filtration Systems

Enhanced filtration and other particle removal systems are designed to reduce fine particle concentrations and exposures in residences. Enhanced filtration technologies incorporated in various system designs are being installed in both new and existing U.S. residential buildings, and in some cases creating substantial new energy loads despite inconsistent effectiveness in reducing exposures.