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How Indoor Air Quality Changes in the Spring

Ah Spring! The warming temperatures, the blooming flowers, the dusting of pollen over everything! In March, April, and May, temperatures and humidity levels rise, plants and trees sprout, and your indoor air quality may decline – thanks to pollen, dust, mold, and other allergens and particles in the air. Here are some tips for improving […]

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5 Ways to Conserve Energy at Home

If your energy bills are stressing you out, there’s good news. There are a number of simple things you can do that can reduce your electricity bills and help the environment at the same time. Read on for the top five ways you can save energy at home. Power Down Your parents were right – […]

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What is SEER?

SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) is a rating that measures the energy efficiency of an air conditioning or heat pump cooling system. A SEER rating is calculated by taking the typical cooling output during a cooling season and dividing it by the total electric energy output over the same time period. In general, the higher […]

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HVAC Home Safety Tips You Should Know

We all depend on our home HVAC systems to keep us comfortable – and in the case of frigid or scorching temperatures – to keep us safe. Still, problems with these systems, if not prevented or addressed early, can cause dangers of their own and lead to property damage, injury, and even death. Read on […]

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4 Furnace Maintenance Tips

Texans know how quickly the temps can change here – from sweltering to downright freezing. And when that happens, the last thing you want is to have your furnace go on the fritz in the middle of the night. At Advent Air, we’re here when you need us – to maintain your furnace, repair it, […]

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How to Prevent Mold and Mildew in Your HVAC System

If you’ve noticed a musty, damp smell in your house, it may not be from your teenager’s gym socks (although it could be!). It may be a sign that there is mold and mildew growth inside your HVAC system. If you suspect your HVAC is the culprit, there are a number of things you can […]

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4 Drawbacks of Oversized HVAC Systems

When you’re thinking of getting a new HVAC system for your home, it can be tempting to think – the bigger the better. That’s simply not true when it comes to your HVAC. Getting an oversized HVAC system for your home can cause a number of problems you may not have considered. Here are the […]

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5 Quick Facts About Your HVAC Air Filters

Air filters are vital to keeping our homes clean, keeping our HVAC systems running smoothly, and ensuring proper indoor air quality and comfort. However, there may be a number of things about your air filters that you didn’t realize. Here are five quick facts about your HVAC air filters that you might not know. 1. […]

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Common AC Issues and Solutions

Nothing can be more frustrating than when your air conditioner doesn’t function properly – especially on a hot summer day. It can not only be an annoyance, but also a health issue for people who may not be able to tolerate higher temperatures. For those reasons, it’s important to quickly identify the problem and seek […]

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How to Keep Cool in Texas During the Summer

Texas is known for its scorching summers, but this year especially, the entire Western part of the US is having a heat wave like no other. In fact, many Texans were recently asked by the Energy Reliability Council to conserve energy to avoid blackouts, as areas such as Dallas and Austin reached triple-digit temperatures. So, […]