Heating and Cooling Equipment Selection

    Research output: NRELBrochure


    This is one of a series of technology fact sheets created to help housing designers and builders adopt a whole-house design approach and energy efficient design practices. The fact sheet helps people choose the correct equipment for heating and cooling to reduce initial costs, increase homeowner comfort, increase operating efficiency, and greatly reduce utility costs.
    Original languageAmerican English
    Number of pages4
    StatePublished - 2002

    NREL Publication Number

    • NREL/BR-810-26459

    Other Report Number

    • DOE/GO-102002-0779


    • air conditioners
    • cooling
    • ducts
    • efficiency
    • electric heat pumps
    • equipment
    • gas furnaces
    • geothermal ground source heat pumps (GHP)
    • heat pumps
    • heating
    • HVAC
    • hydronic
    • sizing equipment
    • thermostats


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