It’s normal for your comfort system to make a bit of noise as it operates. There are a couple of factors that affect its sound level, including age and insulation.
However, hearing odd or loud noises might mean a possible issue with your unit. If you don’t service it, there can be serious (and expensive) effects in the future.
Here are some of the AC noises and furnace noises we regularly experience in the Wasatch Front region and what they might mean. If you’re experiencing any of these sounds, get in touch with a tech immediately. Barlow Service Experts will find out what’s occurring with your unit and what needs to be done to fix it.
Systems that make too much sound increases sound pollution. While noise might not necessarily affect energy efficiency, it might influence comfort in your residence.
Comfort equipment manufactured recently are quieter than previous years. However, it’s wise to look for sound ratings for your new air conditioner or heat pump, particularly if it’s placed near your bedroom or living room.