If you can check your coils, you may find the smell is coming from mildew growing on them. Otherwise you may have mold growing inside your ducts somewhere, possibly caused by a leak in the ductwork.
The air inside your home is drawn into your handler from a big fan. It moves past your cold coils to be blown through your AC ducts all over your house.
While 78 degrees is the most cost effective during summer and/or warmer days, the ideal temperature to reduce mold is 68-72 degrees. This just isn’t affordable in a south Florida home for most of us
The most common reasons are: Dirty coils, a leak in the refrigerant, or a dirty air filter. But, there are other, more complex reasons as well.
1902. The first air conditioner was actually designed for the removal of humidity in a commercial building. It was first used in a home in 1914
Yes. The most powerful tool to prevent mold in your home isn’t a chemical, it’s your AC. Keeping a cool home with low humidity will drastically reduce mold’s ability to grow