Is sound an issue for heating and air conditioning?

Yes. Noisy heating and cooling equipmentincrease 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 Elkhart home. The sound level of an air conditioner or heat pump depends on many issues, such as the age and make of the , and the degree to which the compressor is insulated can contribute to the amount of noise it makes.

Although many heating and cooling systems built today are quieter than they ever have been, it's a good notion to compare sound ratings when shopping for a new air conditioner or heat pump, particularly if the equipment location is near bedrooms or living rooms.