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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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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Plan a New Air Conditioner Install to Save You Money

February 15, 2022

There are certain situations in which you control the timing for expenditures on a new air conditioning unit. These include a newly built home or a house remodel. In addition, if you have a very old AC unit, you may want to replace it at a convenient time for your schedule and not wait for it to stop functioning completely. With proper and routine maintenance, most air conditioners will operate for 15 to 20 years. If you have control of your air conditioner purchase, you will probably get a better deal on both the unit and the installation in the

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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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Should I Leave the AC on During the Day When I’m Out?

October 20, 2020

Is It Worth It to Leave the Air Conditioner Running? Leaving the air conditioner on during the day seems to make sense. When you arrive home from work or wherever else you go, the interior should be at the preferred temperature when arriving. Still, it might not be the best strategy to let the system run. A Running Air Conditioner Wastes Energy When the air conditioning system runs for several hours a day, a lot of electricity ends up wasted. There’s no reason to cool an empty house and run up such a massive carbon

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How to Change a Thermostat Battery

May 14, 2020

Programmable and smart thermostats use a battery to provide power to their touchscreens. If the battery’s charge drops too low, the thermostat will stop working. Knowing how to change a thermostat battery can help you to prevent comfort disruptions in your Coral Springs, FL, home. Verify the Battery Requirements Different makes and models of thermostats use various types of batteries. The owner’s manual for your thermostat should explain which type to use and how many of them you need. The manual may also recommend a specific brand of battery. If it does, be sure to use

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How to Prevent Costly HVAC Repairs

April 17, 2020

A well-running HVAC system is crucial to maintaining comfort in your home. A system breakdown can leave you and your loved ones in quite a predicament. In addition, repair or replacement costs can be expensive. Fortunately, there are some steps you can take to prevent breakdowns. Take a look at these tips to prevent costly HVAC repairs. 1. Get Seasonal Tune-Ups You should have your HVAC system checked in both the fall and the spring to make sure things are in tip-top shape. In the fall, a technician will check over your heating system.

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Symptoms of a Dirty Coil

January 11, 2020

Cleanliness is definitely a virtue when it comes to your home’s HVAC system. While you may already be aware of the importance of regularly cleaning and replacing your air filter, the work doesn’t stop there. Similar to a dirty or clogged air filter, your evaporator coil may also cause a noticeable change in your HVAC system if it is in need of a good cleaning. At Brisk Air, our knowledgeable technicians will equip you with the knowledge you need to keep your HVAC system running efficiently. Call on our Coral Springs-based team for:

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Home Comfort Resolutions for 2020

December 20, 2019

Is your home not as comfortable as you’d like? Perhaps comfort is all right but it costs more than you’d like. Let us consider some resolutions that can make a difference in 2020. Invest in a Smart Thermostat Brisk Air has provided a full range of heating, cooling, and other home comfort services to Coral Springs and its neighboring communities since 1972. A smart thermostat is our leading recommendation because such devices are relatively inexpensive and make a big difference with comfort and cost. Learn Your Smart Thermostat Take the time to

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