Air conditioner smells

What If Your AC Gives Off A Funny Smell?

A: That is a very common issue and there’s a thing called “The Dirty Sock Syndrome.” Believe it or not, that’s what they call it, where bacteria will build up in the evaporator coil. A lot of the time it will go dormant and will be reactivated once moisture is introduced. When the system comes…

What is Two Stage Cooling?

A: Two-stage cooling on residential air conditioners is having a compressor unit that can work at two different capacities. So basically, at the end of the day, it’s almost like having two compressor units outside hooked up to the same system. One operates at 100% capacity and the other at about 65-70% capacity but it’s…

Why Should You Zone Your House?

A: You should zone your house when you are faced with challenges such as hot rooms or cold rooms—air distribution that’s not even. Also, homes that have a higher heat source than other areas of the home that you can’t overcome even during cycle. What you do is install a system that has a zoning…

What Does HVAC Stand For?

A: HVAC stands for Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning. In a residential application, that’s going to include your air conditioner, which is your condensing unit outside and the evaporator coil up in the attic. The furnace is going to be more on the heating side, but also for air movement since it’s used for moving…

Houston ac repair terms

Houston AC Repair Terms You Should Know

At Airteam, we strive to be transparent as possible when discussing your heating and cooling needs. We don’t like to leave our customers in the dark using technical jargon and not explaining just what that should mean to them. Finding a reputable Houston AC repair company you can trust is hard enough as it is—…