It’s common for your comfort equipment to make some noise as it operates. There are a couple of details that influence its sound level, including age and insulation.
However, hearing strange or loud noises can mean a potential issue with your machine. If you fail to fix it, there may be significant (and pricey) repurcussions down the road.
Here are some of the AC noises and furnace noises we regularly experience in the Niagara Region and what they may mean. If you’re noticing any of these sounds, call a tech right away. Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning will determine what’s happening with your unit and what needs to be done to restore it.
Equipment that makes a large amount of noise raises sound pollution. While noise might not necessarily affect energy efficiency, it can affect comfort in your residence.
HVAC equipment created recently are quieter than previous years. However, it’s good to check sound ratings for your new air conditioner or heat pump, particularly if it’s situated near your bedroom or living room.