Audel HVAC Fundamentals: Air Conditioning, Heat Pumps and Distribution Systems
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Audel HVAC Fundamentals: Air Conditioning, Heat Pumps and Distribution Systems

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Keep it cool or heat things up. This third volume of "Audel's HVAC Library" gives you a comprehensive, hands-on guide to installing, servicing, and repairing all basic air-conditioning systems in both new and older construction. You'll also find complete coverage of specialized heating units - radiators, radiant heating systems, stoves, fireplaces, heat pumps, and indoor/outdoor pool heaters, plus fans, exhaust systems, air filters, and more. It's what you need to complete your HVAC reference library. Make accurate calculations for AC system output; tailor AC systems for older construction; learn to install and service today's popular electronic air cleaners and filters; service less common heating systems such as coal-fired furnaces; install, maintain, and repair humidifiers and dehumidifers; and, handle radiators, convectors, and baseboard heating units.
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  • Online resource | 696 pages
  • 134.6 x 208.3 x 35.6mm | 725.76g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 0764542087
  • 9780764542084
  • 660,972

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Keep it cool or heat things up

This third volume of Audel's HVAC Library gives you a comprehensive, hands-on guide to installing, servicing, and repairing all basic air-conditioning systems in both new and older construction. You'll also find complete coverage of specialized heating units-radiators, radiant heating systems, stoves, fireplaces, heat pumps, and indoor/outdoor pool heaters, plus fans, exhaust systems, air filters, and more. It's what you need to complete your HVAC reference library.

Make accurate calculations for AC system output Tailor AC systems for older construction Learn to install and service today's popular electronic air cleaners and filters Service less common heating systems such as coal-fired furnaces Install, maintain, and repair humidifiers and dehumidifers Handle radiators, convectors, and baseboard heating units
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About James E. Brumbaugh

James E. Brumbaugh has spent twenty years in the residential and light commercial construction industry. An accomplished, hands-on educator, he has written more than fifteen books on HVAC, construction, and the building trades.
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Table of contents

Introduction.About the Author.Chapter 1: Radiant Heating.Chapter 2: Radiators, Convectors, and Unit Heaters.Chapter 3: Fireplaces, Stoves, and Chimneys.Chapter 4: Water Heaters.Chapter 5: Heating Swimming Pools.Chapter 6: Ventilation Principles.Chapter 7: Ventilation and Exhaust Fans.Chapter 8: Air-Conditioning.Chapter 9: Air-Conditioning Equipment.Chapter 10: Heat Pumps.Chapter 11: Humidifiers and Dehumidifiers.Chapter 12: Air Cleaners and Filters.Appendix A: Professional and Trade Associations.Appendix B: Manufacturers.Appendix C: HVAC/R Education, Training, Certification, and Licensing.Appendix D: Data Tables.Appendix E: Psychrometric Charts.Index.
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