Air Conditioner Smells: Burning Plastic, Rotten Eggs, and Stinky Socks

our air conditioner smells weird and you need to know what’s responsible — fortunately, you’re in the right place for an HVAC smell diagnosis. The three most common (and hazardous) air conditioner smells are a burning metal or plastic smell, a scent of Sulphur or rotten eggs, and finally the odor of moldy, stinky socks.…

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R-22 Refrigerant and 410A Refrigerant: Frequently Asked Questions

R-22 and 410A are two different types of refrigerant used in home A/C systems. For environmental reasons, the government banned any and all new production of R-22 refrigerant. As the phaseout date approaches, more and more homeowners are asking questions about the changeover, what it means for keeping cool, and what it will end up…

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Thermostat Error Codes

Thermostat error codes are your thermostat’s way of telling you what’s wrong and what you need to do to fix it. While an old, analog thermostat can’t give you an error code, any modern digital thermostat or wi-fi controlled thermostat will. Two of the major brands of digital thermostats, Nest and Honeywell, offer services to…

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