Poor Air Quality Can Affect Your Health

Top 4 Ways Poor Air Quality Can Affect Your Health

Poor Air Quality can affect your health and negatively impact indoor air quality, not to mention your wallet. When it comes to keeping you and your family healthy, indoor air quality matters. In fact, dirty air can lead to costly repairs by making your HVAC system work harder. It is important to know the impacts […]

Air Balancing

Air Balancing – How To Avoid Hot and Cold Spots

What exactly is air balancing and how can it help you avoid hot and cold spots in your home? If you’re routinely experiencing sleepless nights because your bedroom is hotter than the Sahara, but simultaneously hate stepping out of the shower because your bathroom feels like the arctic tundra, balancing the air in your home can help. […]

Why is my furnace leaking water?

Why is my Furnance Leaking Water

There are several reasons why your furnace could be leaking water. No one wants to come home and find a puddle of water pooling around their furnace. Especially if it also happens to be the middle of winter! Most of the time, it’s not an expensive repair, so there’s no reason to panic. The first […]

HVAC maintenance tips for homeowners

HVAC Maintenance Tips for Pet Owners

It’s safe to say that if faced with the choice of giving up a pet or – well, just about anything else, the majority of pet-owners would hold on for dear life to their furry friend. But these furballs of friendship can do a number on your HVAC system and your household’s overall health if […]

what's better? heat pump or furnace?

What’s Better – A Furnace, or a Heat Pump?

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a new house, there are a lot of things to think about before you decide on a home that’s right for you. Things like location, cost, size – are all important factors to consider. One thing you may not have considered is how to heat your home. No […]

How can HVAC minimize asthma

How your HVAC system can minimize Asthma

If you have asthma, you probably understand how the quality of the air you breathe can directly affect your quality of life. But did you know that your HVAC system can help minimize the discomfort of asthma symptoms? After all, whether it’s July or December, HVAC systems control the air we breathe. That’s why optimizing […]

What is a duct mounted smoke detector?

What is a Duct Mounted Smoke Detector?

When it comes to explaining the ins and outs of duct mounted smoke detectors, it is probably best to start with what you should not be using them for, rather than what you should. For example, a duct mounted smoke detector should not be used as a substitute for an area smoke detector or early warning detection […]

difference between HVAC and AC

What is the Difference Between HVAC and AC?

In a state like Texas, where temperatures can range anywhere from the chilly ’30s to the balmy ’90s, having an efficient heating and cooling system is pretty important. It is also helpful to understand some of the acronyms used to describe the different systems. Especially if you’re looking to purchase a new home or need […]

CO Monitor vs CO Detector

CO Detector vs CO Monitor

If you are among the millions of Americans diligently checking the batteries in your CO Detector, you may think you are doing all you can to protect your family from the silent, sometimes deadly effects of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. But – are you? When you consider that 50,000 people end up in the emergency […]

Advent Air Conditioning Names New President

Advent Air Conditioning Names New President

Thirty-eight years after Mike Douglas founded Advent Air Conditioning Inc., his son has been named president.  As of late September, Jared Douglas will serve as president while Mike will stay on as CEO of the Lewisville-based company. While the two had different paths into the HVAC industry, they both have been in the industry their entire lives. For Mike, […]