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Does a New HVAC System Include Ductwork?

Have you recently purchased a new HVAC system for your residential or commercial property?

If that’s the case, then you might be wondering whether your current property comes with a ducting network or not? Today, there are different types of HVAC systems available in the market and based on several different factors, each is available with different sets of components. However, all HVAC systems primarily come with a ducting network of their own. Are you wondering what else a new HVAC system includes? Well here’s an article that’s going to share all the details on what else is included within an air duct system.

So buckle up, let’s explore what is included within a new HVAC system.

The Heating Components

One of the common components found within an HVAC system is the heating component. It uses the heat exchanger to circulate the warm air and then evenly distributes it throughout the building network.

In certain systems, there’s also a heat pump present. A heat pump is used for both heating & cooling. The heat pump is responsible for transferring heat from outside to inside during the colder months.

The Ventilation Components

The ventilation components are pathways that carry heated or cooled air throughout the building. The fan helps circulate air within the building and improves the indoor air quality by removing unnecessary pollutants. It is also responsible for bringing in the fresh air from the surroundings.

As far as the filter is concerned, the filter removes dust, allergens and other contamination.

Air Conditioning Components 

The air conditioning component is responsible for air cooling. Every refrigeration cycle absorbs heat from the inside and releases it outside. It also includes the evaporator coil that’s responsible for cooling the heat. There’s also the condenser coil which is responsible for releasing the absorbed heat from the system into the atmosphere.

Thermostat, Dampers and Refrigerant Lines 

The thermostat acts as the control center, enabling users to set desired temperatures and manage system operation. Dampers, located in the ductwork, play an important role in regulating air flow, allowing for the balanced distribution of heated or cooled air throughout the building.

Refrigerant lines connect indoor and outdoor units, facilitating the vital cooling process by transporting refrigerant. Together, these components contribute to the overall functionality of the HVAC system, ensuring efficient heating, ventilation, and air conditioning in a given space.

Humidification/Dehumidification Components

The humidifiers add moisture to the air. It removes excess moisture and in turn, the components maintain appropriate humidity levels. Certain modern HVAC systems also include sensors which work in conjunction with control systems to optimize the HVAC system’s overall performance.

What Are the Different Types of HVAC Systems? 

There are basically two different types of HVAC systems available in the market.

Let’s have a look at each one and describe them a bit so you can better understand them.

Packaged HVAC Systems

The packaged HVAC systems combine cooling and heating functionalities within a single system. They are usually installed outside the property. The benefit of having a packaged HVAC system is that it does not take enough space for the system and you don’t have to lose any indoor space for it. It contains everything in a single unit that’s primarily placed outside the house. Since it is compact in size and easily fitted outside, you won’t find it making that much noise as other packaged HVAC systems would.

Read More: What Can I Expect During My HVAC Installation?

Split HVAC Systems

In the ductless mini split system installation, the cooling unit is placed within the house whereas the heating unit is placed outside the premises. The major benefit of having a split system at your property is that you won’t have to worry about replacing the furnace or the air conditioner at the same time. Let’s say if you’re in need of a new air conditioning unit or the furnace, you can simply choose the one that you want to replace and simply replace it. When you replace both parts of the systems, you would enjoy these features.

If you’re planning to change your current HVAC system to a brand new one and you’re not sure what you need to invest in, look no further than Finest Heating & Air. We are a trusted name and can provide you with the best HVAC system for all your residential or commercial requirements.

Dial +1 (650) 223-2028 and get year-around comfort with our ideal HVAC solution today!

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