Is sound an issue for heating and air conditioning?

Yes. Noisy heating and cooling equipmentincrease sound pollution.While no monetary 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 Nashville home. The sound level of an air conditioner or heat pump depends on a variety of factors, such as the equipment, and the degree to which the compressor is insulated can contribute to the amount of noise it makes.

Although many heating and cooling systems made today are quieter than ever before, it's a good idea to compare sound ratings when evaluating a new air conditioner or heat pump, particularly if the equipment location is near bedrooms or living rooms.