Our HVAC Blog

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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What are Heat Pumps?

The Heat Pump Does your HVAC system lack electric-resistance or gas heating? Does it have a reversing valve? Then that is a heat pump! Technically speaking, all AC units are heat pumps. But when we say ‘heat pump’ what we mean is a device capable of using the refrigerant cycle to extract usable heat from

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How UV Lights Can Improve Your Indoor Air Quality and Your Health

Indoor air quality plays an important role in your health and your family’s health. You probably spend more time breathing the air in your home than anywhere else. Unfortunately, in our homes today air quality is not always great. Contaminants in the air can trigger allergies and illness, but ultraviolet, or UV, light can help

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How Do I Know If I Need to Replace My AC?

Even the best air conditioning units have a limited lifespan. However, it might not always be obvious when the benefits of replacing an aging AC system outweigh the benefits of a system repair. Here are some of the things to consider before you make your final decision. How Old Is Your Air Conditioner? Most air

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Solution for Cleaner Indoor Air Quality

  Most of us forget just how important it is to make sure your home air is fresh and clean, from changing the filter to adding a air purifier. Taking care of a few small things around the house will make a huge difference!

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Why Controlling Indoor Air Quality is So Important to Your Health

Have you ever heard of sick building syndrome? Sick building syndrome is often suspected when occupants of a particular edifice repeatedly suffer from mysterious signs of illness, such as dizziness, chronic fatigue, headaches, upper respiratory infections and unexplained eye/skin/nose/throat irritation. Normally this term is reserved for commercial or business buildings, but the principle behind it

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Controlling Dry Air In Your Home

Humidity levels naturally fall along with temperatures in colder parts of the year. Unfortunately, when the air in your home becomes excessively dry, you can develop a number of health- and property-related problems. You can avoid dry air and its accompanying problems by installing a whole-air humidifier, a device that gives you control over moisture

HVAC Systems Breakdown

4 Major Reason HVAC Systems Breakdown

If you find your HVAC system breaking down on you in Bastrop, Kyle and Buda. Please give us a call for affordable rates and we’ll be sure to get your unit back to working at pristine condition.

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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