Heat Exchangers Procurement in the US
This report is intended to help buyers of heat exchangers. Heat exchangers are used to efficiently transfer heat from one medium to another without mixing the two substances. The most common heat exchangers are tube and plate exchangers. Heat exchangers are used in a variety of products, such as car radiators, refrigerators, air conditioners and space heaters. This report focuses on commercial-size heat exchangers used in heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems; however, industrial-size heat exchangers are also discussed. This report does not include furnaces, heat pumps, solar heating units or circulation heaters.