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Welcome to the AB&B Heating and Air Conditioning Blog! Our goal is to provide helpful articles with the HVAC information and resources you need to make the best decisions for your total home comfort!

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Heat Pump Vs. Furnaces For Heating

You have many things to consider if you are in the market for a new residential heating system. Heat pumps and furnaces are the two most popular options with homeowners in America. Each is reliable and effective but they have their own unique advantages and disadvantages to think about before making a final decision. A

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What Is Two-Stage Heating?

Homeowners who install a new heating system can choose from three different kinds of furnace. Single stage and variable stage furnaces are popular, but many choose two stage heat. So, what is Two-Stage Heating and how does this kind of central heating work? A HVAC specialist will take numerous factors into consideration when recommending a

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Tips For Winterizing Your Water Heater

Winter is the one season of the year when you’ll be using hot water for almost everything due to the below-freezing temperatures. Therefore, it is crucial you prepare your hot water heater for the cold season to avoid any disappointments in the future. The following is a detailed guide on winterizing your water heater. How

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Unexpected Benefits Of Buying From A Carrier Factory Authorized Dealer

You just purchased a large HVAC system from a Carrier factory authorized dealer. In the beginning, you were not really sure that you did enough comparison shopping. But now, you are pleasantly surprised. In fact, you realize that you’ve probably got the best deal possible online and offline. You want to let everyone know the

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Indoor Air Quality: Facts You Need To Know

In an industrialized world, air pollution is a major concern. The thought of breathing in polluted air normally sends people hiding indoors in the comfort and safety of their homes. What most people do not know is that indoor air is also polluted. Lately, health and environmental experts have been raising concern about indoor air

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HVAC Systems Need Regular Maintenance

When you own a home, taking care of general maintenance is an important part of making sure it remains in top condition. The same is true with your HVAC system. With regular maintenance, you’ll get more reliable performance as well as the very best in energy efficiency. One very important part of routine HVAC maintenance

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Debunking Common Home Cooling Myths

Home cooling systems are modern marvels that remain shrouded in myths. Millions of households have them yet few truly understand how they work and what they can do. It’s true that in-depth knowledge is not necessary since controls could not be any simpler but a bit of knowledge can help prevent false notions and promote

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Ideal Temperatures For Setting Your Thermostat

Setting your thermostat to higher or lower temperatures when you are away from home is a great way to save money without sacrificing overall comfort. After all, if you’re not home, why pay higher energy bills to heat or cool your residence? Ideal thermostat settings can vary from person to person and household to household,

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Fans Or A/C – Which Is Better?

When the air conditioner was invented in 1902, it rapidly rose in popularity to the point where nowadays, it’s present in almost every home. In the latter part of the 19th century however, fans (ceiling fans in particular) were the devices used to provide comfort in buildings. This changed with the advent of ACs. Today,