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How an air purifier works

How Does an Air Purifier Work?

Air purifiers do more than filter out dust and other particles, and they clean your indoor air by eliminating allergens, odors, and some bacteria and viruses. Find out how air purifiers work in this month’s blog.

Can you get A/C quote over phone

What’s the price range of a new air conditioning system?

When the Houston heat is blazing (which is most of the time), we at Air Specialist get a lot of inquiries about how to stay cool. One of the most common questions we get is, “can you give me an estimate of how much a new air conditioner would cost over the phone?” Unfortunately, the answer is no.

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Is It OK to Sleep With the Windows Open at Night?

As our fall nights grow cooler, homeowners may be tempted to sleep with their windows open. We take a look at why open windows may or may not be a good idea for you.

ON or AUTO setting

Should My HVAC Fan Be Set to “On” or “Auto”?

Your thermostat has an “on” and “auto” setting. Both have their advantages, including lower energy bills and whole-house comfort. Which one is best for your family?

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How Can I Lower Humidity in My Home This Summer?

Houston is known for its humid temperatures, but that doesn’t mean you can’t effectively reduce moisture in your home. With the help of these tips from Air Specialist A/C, Heating, Insulation & More, we’ll have your family comfortable at home in no time.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Running But Not Cooling the House?

Hot Texas summers sure know how to make an air conditioner work overtime. A/C problems, such as a unit that is running but not cooling, are common this time of year. So, what is a homeowner to do and what are some causes of this problem?

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Why is My Heat Pump Leaking?

Right now, it’s hard to know whether you need heat, air conditioning, or both! So your heat pump is working hard … and, leaking water?!

Why Are There Hot and Cold Spots in My Home?

Hot and cold spots in your home are common but extremely annoying. Why does your upstairs feel like a sauna while your downstairs feels like an igloo?

Is a heating & air conditioning system with more capacity always better?

No. A larger system with more capacity actually delivers less comfort and costs more to operate. An air conditioner is at its least efficient when it’s first turned on. A system with too much capacity will run in numerous short cycles, turning on and off repeatedly, therefore causing it to be less efficient. Also, keep …

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What are some examples of contributors to poor indoor air quality?

Many factors can cause poor air quality in your home. Some common contributors are listed below. Although you may not have all of these occurring in your home, by addressing the ones you do, you can increase your air quality and overall home comfort. Irregular maintenance. Lack of regular maintenance on your heating and cooling …

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