It’s normal for your HVAC unit to make a bit of noise as it runs. There are several factors that influence its sound level, including age and insulation.
However, hearing strange or loud noises could mean a potential malfunction with your machine. If you fail to repair it, there might be major (and expensive) consequences down the road.
Here are a few of the AC noises and furnace noises we regularly experience in Gainesville and what they can mean. If you’re hearing any of these sounds, call a technician immediately. Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning will determine what’s going on with your system and what needs to be done to restore it.
Units that make a lot of noise raises sound pollution. While noise might not necessarily impact energy efficiency, it can affect comfort in your home.
Comfort units made today are quieter than previous models. However, it’s smart to look at sound ratings for your new air conditioner or heat pump, particularly if it’s located near your bedroom or living room.