The Best Way to Save Your Home From Mold and Dust Mites

January 20, 2023

How to Prevent Mold and Dust Mites in Your Home If you are worried about mold and dust mites in your home, there are some things you can do to lessen these hazards. Our team is always ready to help you with the indoor air quality in your house so that you have better health for your household! Prevent Dust Mites Dust mites are not visible to the naked eye, but they are still hazardous to humans because of the allergies people develop to dust mite droppings. The best way to combat dust mites is

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Going Ductless Can Save You Money

December 20, 2022

For homeowners who have not installed, or cannot install, central heating in their living space, a ductless unit would be the best option of all. Ductless heat pumps, also known as mini splits, do have a high up-front cost, but they more than make up for it in the following ways. Energy Efficient Performance Mini splits are more energy efficient than ducted heat pumps and furnaces. As long as you set your temperature to a reasonable level, these systems can easily cut down your utility bill by a quarter or 30%. Besides that,

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Can a Heat Pump Be Used as a Water Heater?

November 16, 2022

Heat pumps are the best and most cost-efficient heating option in Florida and other warmer climates, but there is a lot that most people don’t know about these units. One of the most common questions we hear is whether a heat pump can also serve as a water heater, and the answer is that it depends on the specific type of heat pump. The vast majority of heat pumps can only be used to warm your home, but there are some hybrid units that can also function as water heaters. Here is a quick overview of how they work.

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5 Proven Ways to Prepare Your HVAC Unit for the Hurricane Season

October 19, 2022

It is important to take various preventive measures before the hurricane season to ensure comfort and safety. One of them includes preparing your HVAC system for harsh weather conditions. The following are some ways to prepare your unit for hurricane season. 1. Raise Your System Off the Ground Raising your HVAC system off the ground is a great way to prepare it for the hurricane season. You can raise it by placing the unit on a concrete platform. Wood blocks or sandbags are also great platform alternatives. Just be sure that whatever you use is

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7 Benefits of Ductless AC

September 13, 2022

Ductless air conditioners (mini-splits) have many advantages over traditional HVAC systems, especially in Florida. Here are a few of the benefits of ductless AC systems for your Florida home. 1. Energy Efficiency Ductless AC systems are up to 40% more energy efficient than traditional HVAC systems, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. This is because ductless AC units don’t lose any cool air through ductwork, which can be a big problem with traditional AC units. 2. Flexibility Ductless AC units can be used in various settings, including homes, offices, and

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Mini-splits or Central AC?

August 15, 2022

Our HVAC professionals at Brisk Air have to admit that mini-split ductless ACs are indeed more efficient than central air conditioning. The reason is simple. Central AC depends on ductwork to move conditioned air from room to room. Though the ducts may be tight when they’re first installed, over the years, they tend to sag, and the seams between them loosen. This impedes airflow, which means the air conditioning system becomes less efficient. Seams that are not tight also allow pollutants into the ducts. Mini-splits don’t have this problem because there are no ducts. About Mini-splits

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How Multi-Zone HVAC Systems Work

July 26, 2022

Selecting a multi-zone HVAC system is a choice many home and business owners make in order to save money, reduce environmental waste, and keep their properties at a comfortable temperature. Understanding how this system works can encourage you to get one installed. Establishing Zones Figuring out the zones is an early step in the process. Zones are determined based on square footage, layout, and the needs of the home or business. For example, if your home has two stories and a basement, you might decide that each floor should be its own zone. In a robust

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Types of HVAC Dampers

June 13, 2022

One of the ways to save energy is to zone your home, so the temperature of individual rooms can be independently handled. HVAC dampers are the key to having zoned heating and cooling. By having a zoned HVAC system, you’ll save energy and have a comfortable home. What is an HVAC Damper? An HVAC damper blocks airflow when it’s closed and allows airflow when it’s open. They’re placed out 4-6 feet from the main ductwork. Some must be opened and closed manually, while others can be controlled remotely. There are five types of HVAC dampers.

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How to Unclog a Blocked AC Drain Line

May 19, 2022

Your air conditioner can help you to maintain an optimal temperature in your Coral Springs home or business. Because this equipment is essential to your comfort, it is advisable to deal with a clogged AC drain pipe right away. Isolating the Problem You’ll first need to locate your drain line. For a free-standing family residence, it will usually be found outside near the condenser unit. If you own a condominium in a building, the drain will be located in the same closet with the HVAC equipment. Look for a PVC pipe with a plastic cap. Once

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Can I Save Energy by Opening the Windows in My Home at Night?

April 14, 2022

In theory, throwing open the windows in your Coral Springs home to enjoy a nighttime breeze is one of the cheapest and easiest ways to save energy and cash while sleeping. However, there are many important things to account for before using this tactic to cut costs. Following are a few considerations that might make this decision a bit easier. Your Air Conditioner Does More Than Cool the Indoor Air Air conditioning systems provide several different benefits in addition to indoor cooling. In Coral Springs, FL, these benefits are often essential. Properly maintained air conditioners filter

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