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How Do Window Treatments Boost Energy Efficiency?

How Do Window Treatments Boost Energy Efficiency?

As far south as the Coastal Bend lies, windows pose a real challenge to energy efficiency. The sun is strong and when it hits the glass, radiant heat pours in.

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Why You Should Spring on HVAC Replacements Before Summer

Why You Should Spring on HVAC Replacements Before Summer

Scheduling an HVAC replacement before the deep heat of summer arrives gives you many benefits, not the least of which is a new, efficient and dependable system. If you know

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Tips to Safeguard Your HVAC from Home Pests

Tips to Safeguard Your HVAC from Home Pests

Here in the Coastal Bend, home pests like rodents, snakes, and insects are a threat we deal with on a year-round basis. If you’re not vigilante, pests can invade the

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Solutions to an Always-Dirty Air Filter

Solutions to an Always-Dirty Air Filter

A dirty air filter in your HVAC system is inevitable. After all, the entire air volume inside your home circulates through the filter multiple times each day when the A/C

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The Art of Heating and Cooling: How Thermostats Work

The Art of Heating and Cooling: How Thermostats Work

The thermostat is one of the smallest elements of your HVAC system, so it’s easy to assume it’s not a terribly important component. In fact, the thermostat is a key

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Can You Use Your HVAC System as Mosquito Repellent?

Can You Use Your HVAC System as Mosquito Repellent?

Mosquitoes are one of the many annoying pests that thrive in our hot, humid coastal climate. The histamine that mosquitoes inject with every bite can cause intense itching, but these

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Changing Your Air Filter: Setting Reminders

Changing Your Air Filter: Setting Reminders

The easiest way to save money on cooling your home this summer is to check the air filter frequently and change it when it’s covered with dust. A dirty filter

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Hiding Your Outdoor HVAC Unit Without Affecting Efficiency

Hiding Your Outdoor HVAC Unit Without Affecting Efficiency

Hiding the outdoor HVAC unit by enclosing it will improve the appearance of your backyard. Even though it’s a fairly easy job, there are some considerations to keep in mind

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HVAC Guide: VOCs and IAQ

HVAC Guide: VOCs and IAQ

Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) rank among the top air pollutants found in homes that have serious health side effects. Unlike radon or carbon monoxide, the sources of volatile organic compounds

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4 HVAC Problems that Make Your Wonder, “Normal or Not?”

4 HVAC Problems that Make Your Wonder, "Normal or Not?"

As much as we depend on your HVAC systems through the summer, it’s helpful to know which HVAC problems are normal and which require professional attention. Sometimes simple fixes you

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    David Mathewst David Mathews is the owner of CCAC Air Conditioning and Heating. A Corpus Christi native... More »