The refrigeration cycle is the process of a refrigerant that flows through an AC system to cool your home as the refrigerant cycles from liquid to gas, gas to liquid. As refrigerant moves through the system it cools enough to turn into a liquid and rapidly expels more heat (condense). And then it heats enough to turn into a gas and then rapidly soaks up more heat (evaporation). So it evaporates and soaks up heat inside your home, then condenses and expels out heat outside your home.
heat pump cycle, vapor-compression cycle, liquid-gas phase change
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