Is sound an issue for heating and air conditioning?

Yes. Loud heating and cooling equipment contribute to sound pollution.Even though no cost savings are tied to lower sound levels, the sound rating of a cooling system can have a significant effect on comfort and enjoyment of your Jacksonville home. The sound level of an air conditioner or heat pump depends on a variety of factors, such as the , and the degree to which the compressor is insulated can increase the amount of noise it makes.

Although most heating and cooling systems manufactured today are quieter now more than ever, it's a good thought to compare sound ratings when assessing a new air conditioner or heat pump, particularly if the equipment location is near bedrooms or living rooms.