Do you know the difference between AC and HVAC? Many people use the terms interchangeably to describe these systems, but there are a few things to know about AC and HVAC systems. Here are some ways that an AC unit works with your HVAC system.

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There’s a lot of confusion in the marketplace. Some contractors and home builders will say “AC” when they’re actually referring to an “HVAC” unit. At Ball Heating & Air Conditioning, we can help you to find an or separate AC system for your home in Biloxi, MS.

What Is HVAC?

HVAC is a shortened term for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. This system acts as a cooling and heating unit for your home. It uses a series of ventilation ducts to remove moisture from the air. In turn, it keeps the humidity levels down in your house throughout the day. Several components make up an HVAC system, including ventilation ducts, a furnace, and an air conditioner. In some cases, an air conditioner isn’t included in an HVAC system, but that rarely happens in residential homes.

What Is AC?

AC stands for an air conditioner, and it’s used to cool down the warm air in your home or office. Some air conditioners can cool or heat the air. For the most part, AC units are used for cooling purposes. The AC is a part of the HVAC. However, you can purchase an air conditioner that’s separate from an HVAC system. These units can pull a small amount of moisture out of the house.

Know Your Heating and Cooling System

In short, an HVAC system ventilates, heats, and cools your home. The air conditioning unit is usually only used to cool down warmer air, and it’s typically part of an HVAC system. Our technicians will help you to find the right system to cool or heat your residence.

Whether you need to find a new home cooling unit or have a question about an existing product, we’re here to help. Our team of technicians can assist you with all your repair, installation, and maintenance needs for your heating and cooling systems. If you need to schedule a visit for your home in Biloxi, call Ball Heating & Air Conditioning today.



8332 W Oaklawn Rd, Biloxi, MS 39532
Phone: (228) 273-1511



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