It’s expected for your comfort equipment to make some noise as it works. There are a couple of details that affect its sound level, including age and insulation.
However, hearing weird or loud noises can mean a potential issue with your machine. If you won’t service it, there may be major (and costly) 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 figure out what’s happening with your unit and what needs to be done to restore it.
Equipment that makes a large amount of noise furthers sound pollution. While noise might not necessarily affect energy efficiency, it can influence comfort in your residence.
Comfort 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.