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Climate Center, Marsh Barton - geograph.org.uk - 255188.jpg
A shop selling equipment for heating, ventilation & air-conditioning. Edit or translate this description.
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Group: Shops
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[W] Hvac (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) is a widely used term to cover services, equipment and appliances for three related, and, often, integrated plumbing systems.

Products that can be purchased at this store include: air conditioners, air curtains, chillers, compressors, cooling counters, cooling furniture, electric fireplaces, gas boilers, glycols, heaters, heat exchangers, heat pumps, radiators, refrigerants, refrigeration fittings, storage heaters, water heaters.

How to map

Set a node or draw as an area along the shop outline. Tag it with shop=hvac and name=*.

Tags used in combination

  • addr=* - the address of this feature
  • opening_hours=* - hours of opening
  • website=* - website of this feature
  • phone=* - phone number of this feature
  • operator=* - indicates the operator or name of the company operating this feature

Related tags

Tagging of HVAC and air-conditioning retail, trade and wholesale outlets should be regarded as tentative at present, as relatively few of these businesses have been mapped. There are therefore numerous tags with similar (but not necessarily identical) meanings in use, but each with a small number of values.

Installation of complex heating and air conditioning systems requires specialist skills most outlets selling parts and systems will not sell to the general public. In such cases the usual tagging is to tag it as shop=trade or replace the shop key with wholesale=*. There are also numerous alternatives for the tag value. General plumbing suppliers will often sell HVAC equipment, whilst HVAC outlets can be seen as specialist plumbing suppliers. In Britain, and perhaps other countries, air conditioning is usually sold discretely from heating systems, so air_conditioning has been used as a tag value.

Possible tagging mistakes

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