HVAC system

Create innovative heat pump systems using our system expertise in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC)

Our technology, system expertise and reference designs can help you design energy-efficient HVAC applications in less time. Our products enable high-efficiency and cost-optimized system solutions including condenser frost detectors, high-voltage power delivery, human machine interface displays and heat pump motor control.

Why choose TI for your HVAC system design?


Increase overall HVAC system power efficiency

Leverage highly efficient topologies and GaN technology with our portfolio of power devices across a wide voltage range.


Develop reliable motor-control designs

Simplify your motor-control designs, reduce board space, and lower system costs; our integrated motor drivers have easy-to-use control interfaces and safety features to boost performance.


Leverage our predictive maintenance reference designs

Learn how our predictive maintenance designs can reduce downtime for HVAC equipment.

Engineering a more advanced HVAC system

Increase power design efficiency and reduce solution costs

Our cost-optimized power architecture designs and evaluation modules are designed to work with heat-pump control boards to provide maximum longevity and efficiency over a wide temperature range.

You can also use a power factor correction (PFC) stage to increase the power efficiency of your designs. Our PFC controllers offer high efficiency, low standby power, a superior power factor and current distortion for switch-mode power supplies. Our portfolio spans conduction mode and transition mode to continuous-conduction-mode PFC.

Video series
Power factor correct (PFC) basics and design considerations
Learn what power factor correction is, the basics of power factor measurement and why PFC is needed. Also learn about EN6100-3-2 and Energy Star standards for power supplies.
Video series
High voltage seminar
Topics explore the latest trends in high-voltage power supply design and range from from the fundamentals of power factor correction (PFC) to designing multi-kW power supply systems and beyond. 
Designing a 99% efficient totem pole PFC with GaN
Power factor correction (PFC), is mandatory in every electrical or electronic product consuming more than 75W. This video provides key steps for designing high density (155 W/in3) and efficient (99%) totem-pole PFC with TI-GaN.
Featured products for power design efficiency
LMG3422R030 ACTIVE 600-V 30-mΩ GaN FET with integrated driver, protection and temperature reporting
UCC28180 ACTIVE 18-kHz-250-kHz CCM PFC controller with enhanced startup & transient response
UCC28070 ACTIVE Two-phase Interleaved continuous conduction mode (CCM) PFC controller

Design more efficient and reliable motor-control solutions

Our HVAC motor-control solutions enable intelligent monitoring and control of HVAC motors for increased efficiency and lower bill-of-materials costs. Our reference designs, integrated circuits and system experts help you create reliable HVAC motor-control solutions that meet stringent industry efficiency standards.

InstaSPIN™ solutions for designing three-phase motor control applications
This e-book allows you to easily explore InstaSPIN solutions and software, and compare differing advantages and applications of the market leading motor solutions
Application note
Brushless-DC Motor Driver Considerations and Selection Guide (Rev. A)
The usage of Brushless-DC (BLDC) motors is becoming more common, although more challenging to spin. Our BLDC motor drivers make spinning BLDC motors as simple as possible. Read more to find out how.
Configurable stepper driver for HVAC louver and motor control reference design
This reference design provides a flexible stepper motor system designed to drive up to two stepper motors, or 8 peripherals, while reducing the number of GPIOs needed from the host controller reducing overall cost.
Featured products for motor control
UCC5350 ACTIVE 3kVrms, 5A/5A single-channel isolated gate driver with miller clamp or split out & 8V or 12V UVLO
UCC21220 ACTIVE 3.0kVrms, 4A/6A dual-channel isolated gate driver with disable pin & 8V UVLO for MOSFETs & GaNFETs
TMS320F280025C ACTIVE C2000™ 32-bit MCU with 100-MHz, FPU, TMU, 128-kb flash, CLB

Keep your HVAC unit running at its prime with our predictive maintenance solutions

Predictive maintenance involves sensors integrated strategically on or in a device to collect data that when analyzed can detect a potential part failure. These sensors range from infrared temperature sensors to piezoelectric vibration sensors.

Our reference designs and evaluation modules provide low-cost predictive maintenance solutions to increase HVAC system component longevity and efficiency over a wide temperature range.

Predicting maintenance needs with wireless motor monitors
Motors require periodic maintenance that can often prove expensive, while also causing downtime that can interrupt and delay important tasks. Learn more about how our reference design can help to track motor health.
Trends in building automation: predictive maintenance
Read about an example of predictive maintenance implementation with a electric rotary motor used in a variety of industrial applications.
Featured products for predictive system maintenance
CC1352P ACTIVE SimpleLink™ Arm Cortex-M4F multiprotocol Sub-1 GHz & 2.4 GHz wireless MCU integrated power amplifier
NEW MSPM0L1106 ACTIVE 32-MHz Arm® Cortex®-M0+ MCU with 64-KB flash, 4-KB SRAM, 12-bit ADC
HDC3020 ACTIVE 0.5% RH digital humidity sensor, 0.19% long-term drift, 400 nA, 4-sec response time, NIST traceable

Advanced HVAC system controller designs

HVAC system and unit controllers are the backbone of any industrial HVAC system. These controllers are evolving from simple relay and sensor-loop controllers to more advanced controllers with smart connectivity, reliable input/output protection, and on-the-fly input/output configurations for sensors and control systems. The challenges include meeting functional safety requirements, balancing power with performance, and creating a cost-optimized design. 

Our scalable AM6x and AM3x processors support this transition, offering efficient edge processing and reducing power consumption to support battery- and power-efficient applications.

Application note
Sitara™ AM62x Benchmarks
This application report contains benchmarks for the AM62x family of devices.
White paper
Building automation for enhanced energy and operational efficiency (Rev. A)
In this white paper, we will discuss building automation solutions, focusing on aspects of the Building control system using our Sitara™ MPU devices.
Application note
16-Bit 8-Channel PLC Analog Input Module with High Voltage (±150 V) Common Mode
This article explores the performance of analog input modules when an integrated difference amplifier is used to add high-voltage common mode (HVCM) support.
Featured products for advanced HVAC system controller
NEW AM623 ACTIVE Internet of Things (IoT) and gateway SoC with Arm® Cortex®-A53-based object and gesture recognition
NEW AM625 ACTIVE Human-machine-interaction SoC with Arm® Cortex®-A53-based edge AI and full-HD dual display
DP83826I ACTIVE Low latency 10/100-Mbps PHY, MII interface and enhanced mode with an industrial temperature range

Design & development resources

Design tool
Create customized power supply and active filter circuits

WEBENCH® Circuit Designer creates customized power supply and active filter circuits based on your system requirements. The environment gives you end-to-end selection, design, and simulation capabilities that save you time during all phases of the analog design process.

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Reference design
12-V, 15-W Power limit, single driver-based stepper, brushed DC and actuator drive reference design
This reference design demonstrates a multi-load drive using one driver chip in multiple configurations enabling reduced inventory. The multiple loads include one bipolar stepper motor, one brushed DC motor, and three actuator or solenoid loads driven from a 12-V DC supply. The design shows less (...)
Daughter card
TMS320F280039C evaluation module C2000™ MCU controlCARD™

TMDSCNCD280039C is a low-cost evaluation and development board for TI C2000™ MCU series of F28003x devices. It comes with a HSEC180 (180-pin high-speed edge connector) and, as a controlCARD, is ideal for initial evaluation and prototyping. For evaluation of TMDSCNCD280039C, a 180-pin docking (...)

Reference designs related to HVAC system

Use our reference design selection tool to find designs that best match your application and parameters.

Technical resources

White paper
White paper
How to optimize building and home automation designs for energy efficiency
In this white paper, we discuss various advances with respect to energy efficiency in building automation.
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Design and simulation tools
Solve design challenges and speed up time to market with our diverse portfolio of tools and resources for product selection and simulation.
Trends in building automation: predictive maintenance
With technology advancing by leaps and bounds, there has been a major focus on implementing a method of proactive maintenance. Let’s look at an example of predictive maintenance implementation in a typical real-world application.