It’s expected for your heating and cooling unit to make a bit of noise as it works. There are a few considerations that affect its sound level, including age and insulation.
However, hearing strange or loud noises could mean a possible problem with your system. If you fail to repair it, there can be serious (and costly) repurcussions down the road.
Here are a few of the AC noises and furnace noises we regularly experience in Grand Island and what they can mean. If you’re hearing any of these sounds, contact a tech as soon as possible. McElroy Service Experts will figure out what’s occurring with your system and what needs to be done to repair it.
Equipment that makes too much noise increases sound pollution. While noise might not necessarily have an affect on energy efficiency, it could impact comfort in your home.
Heating and cooling units created now are quieter than previous models. However, it’s good to look at sound levels for your new air conditioner or heat pump, particularly if it’s placed near your bedroom or living room.