Is sound an issue for heating and air conditioning?

Yes. Loud heating and cooling equipment add to sound pollution.While no financial savings are tied to less sound in your home, the sound rating of a cooling system can have a considerable effect on comfort and enjoyment of your Hillsborough home. The sound level of an air conditioner or heat pump depends on a variety of factors, such as how old and who manufactured the unit, and the insulation of the compressor can increase the amount of noise it makes.

Although the majority of heating and cooling systems made today are quieter than ever before, it's a sound idea to compare sound ratings when assessing a new air conditioner or heat pump, particularly if the equipment location is near bedrooms or living rooms.