HVAC Parts Glossary
HVAC Part Definitions
At HVAC Plus, we have every HVAC part for every heating venting and air conditioning system. While majority of our clients are experienced technicians who know exactly what they need, there are quite of few individuals who aren't quite sure. HVAC controls are a major part of the HVAC industry and the main focus of this site. Below are links to the definitions of the main facets of HVAC controls:
Actuators are crucial parts to any HVAC system. They come in all types like hydraulic, rotary, mechanical, pneumatic, electric and motorized.
Valves are parts that normally control the flow of something whether its liquid or gas. They come mechanical, electrical, solenoid, aluminum, hydraulic and directional.
Thermostats are what typically give the user the ability to control the climate in an area while also controling the actuators and valves. Thermostats come digital, non-digital, residential, commericial, industrial, programmable, non-programmable, pneumatic and mechanical.