Should You Use a Humidifier or Dehumidifier This Winter?

October 13, 2021

It’s important that you maintain a healthy degree of moisture inside of your home to ensure you have healthy indoor air quality. Unfortunately, the amount of moisture that you have to add or remove to your interior atmosphere can vary based on a number of factors. One of these major factors is the season of the year you happen to be in. Humidity in the Winter During the months of cold weather, your indoor air tends to be a bit drier than when it’s warm out. The more you run your furnace, the drier your air

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5 Tips to Help Focus on Lower Heating Costs

September 17, 2021

Sometimes, it is hard to think about all the great things about winter when faced with heating costs that increase your energy bills. However, whether it is a mild winter or simply when a fluke storm hits, it is crucial to ensure that your heating system is ready before the winter months. Consider these tips to ensure that you are ready for whatever weather winter brings and keep your heating bill as low as possible. 1. Get Bundled Up It may be worth it to invest in some comfortable slippers and sweaters for the winter months

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Few Tips for Selecting the Right HVAC System

August 10, 2021

The type of home you have will dictate the type of HVAC system that’s the best fit. There are several things to consider, including your budget and the age and condition of the home. Here’s a quick look at the different types of air conditioning systems available for Florida homeowners. Central Air Conditioning In most cases, central air conditioning systems will make the most sense. These include a single unit in the home that absorbs air through intakes and cools the air and then spreads it throughout the home via a series of ducts. Florida

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Signs Your Thermostat Might Be Broken

July 13, 2021

If you are experiencing problems with your air conditioning system, then the first place to look should be the thermostat. Typically, a thermostat is responsible for controlling all the functionalities of your HVAC unit. Therefore, if your thermostat breaks down, you might want to think that your cooling and heating equipment is faulty. However, though this might be the case, a failing thermostat is always the first culprit. You can tell that your thermostat is not working if you identify the following signs. 1. Failure to Turn On Generally, your thermostat is where you switch

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How To Keep Your Home Cool Without Air Conditioning

June 14, 2021

You may think it’s impossible to keep your home cool if you don’t have an air conditioner or if you are waiting for a new air conditioner in Coral Springs, FL. However, this is not true. There are a variety of ways you can naturally cool your living space without air conditioning. Close the Blinds Close your blinds, shades, or curtains when it’s hot and sunny outside. This can help to block as much as 25% of the heat from getting into your home. You should also ensure that if you have curtains, they’re light in

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What Are Air Conditioning BTU’s?

May 10, 2021

BTUs are used to measure the power of air conditioners. Getting an air conditioner with the right number of BTUs is one of the most important decisions you’ll make when you need a new one. What Is a BTU? BTU stands for British Thermal Unit. It’s a measure of energy. The more BTUs an air conditioner has, the more powerful it is. Air conditioners remove heat from your home and release it outside. AC systems with higher BTUs can remove heat faster than ones with fewer BTUs. How Powerful Should Your Air Conditioner

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How Do UV Light Indoor Air Quality Products Work?

April 13, 2021

There’s one thing that we all know for certain and that is that we can’t stay alive without breathing. The problem is that more and more these days we’re constantly breathing in all kinds of corrosive chemicals, dirty dust, potent pollutants, and terrible toxins. They all contribute to bad air quality even inside our homes where we may think we’re safe. Breathe Easier Bad air quality has been linked to a number of major health concerns. These can include everything from headaches to fatigue, not to mention severe cases of asthma. Young children and

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How to Clean an Air Conditioner Filter

March 9, 2021

You depend on the central air conditioning system in your Coral Springs, FL, home to keep you cool and comfortable during the sizzling summer months of the year. An important part of maintaining indoor comfort is cleaning your air conditioner’s reusable filter. Follow these three tips to successfully clean your AC’s filter every month. 1. Locate and Remove Begin by turning off the power to the air conditioner. The system needs to be off while you clean the air filter. Locate the air conditioner’s filter. It’s usually in the indoor air handler unit. Some air handlers

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What Size Furnace Do I Need?

February 5, 2021

Winter nights in Coral Springs, FL, can get chilly, so you’ll need a reliable furnace to keep your home comfortable. It’s important to purchase and install the right-sized furnace for your home. A furnace that’s too small will be overworked, and one that’s too large will waste energy and do a poor job of maintaining indoor comfort. Our technicians at Brisk Air, Inc. will help you choose a furnace that is the right size for your home. Know Your Climate Zone The United States Department of Energy has created climate zones based on average winter low

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Does having Indoor Plants Improve Air Quality?

January 5, 2021

You may have heard from gardeners, nursery owners or botanists that including houseplants in your interior decorating could improve your Coral Springs, FL, home’s indoor air quality. The Environmental Protection Agency explains that the air in most homes is two to five times more polluted than the outdoor air, so adding houseplants might seem like an easy way to solve an indoor air quality problem. Before you start setting up rows of flowerpots, here’s what you need to know about the relationship between indoor plants and air quality. Benefits of Houseplants Plants take in carbon dioxide

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