Is My AC Giving Me Headaches?

August 7, 2023

If you find yourself experiencing headaches more frequently when you’re at home, your air conditioning system could be the culprit. While we often associate headaches with stress, dehydration, or other health issues, the quality of the air we breathe can also play a significant role in triggering headaches. Brisk Air, Inc, a leading HVAC company in Coral Springs, provides expert insights into how your air conditioning system might contribute to those pesky headaches. 1. Indoor Air Quality and Its Impact on Health Indoor air quality (IAQ) refers to the cleanliness and purity of the air within

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4 HVAC Tips to Stay Cool and Save Money During Summer

July 17, 2023

Summer can be a difficult time to manage your energy costs. With the hot weather, you may be tempted to crank up the air conditioning and keep it running constantly. But with some simple tips and tricks, you can stay cool while saving money on your energy bills. 1. Have Your HVAC System Regularly Serviced Like any other appliance, your heating and cooling system needs regular maintenance to keep it running at peak efficiency. This could include cleaning or replacing air filters, checking refrigerant levels, checking the thermostat and inspecting the system for potential issues.

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Potential Causes of and Fixes for an AC Blowing Hot Air

June 20, 2023

When you turn on your home’s air conditioner, you expect to feel cool air pouring out of your vents. But what if your air conditioner is releasing warm air? The first thing to do is to call a qualified HVAC technician. This professional can diagnose and fix the issue. Not surprisingly, there are many reasons why an AC unit delivers warm air instead of cool air. Clogged filters, a malfunctioning thermostat, and leaky ducts are all common culprits, but the following issues can also cause this problem. Dusty Evaporator Coils The purpose of the evaporator coils

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Spring Cleaning Your AC System in Four Simple Steps

March 16, 2023

Welcome to spring, when the days start getting longer and the temperatures begin to warm up! Your air conditioning system has been hibernating all winter, and it’s time to give it a much-needed spring clean. Fortunately, spring cleaning your AC system doesn’t have to be a chore. With these four simple steps, you can get your system ready for the warmer months ahead and make sure it’s running as efficiently as possible. 1. Clear the Exterior Unit The exterior unit of your air conditioning system can accumulate

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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

Updated January 2024 Your air conditioner is vital during Coral Spring summers, and a clogged AC drain line can make your home go from comfortable to sweltering pretty fast. Excess condensation water can back up in the line and flood your home, on top of the unit not working. 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

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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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