It’s normal for your comfort equipment to make some noise as it works. There are several details that impact its sound level, like age and insulation.
However, hearing odd or loud noises may mean a possible malfunction with your unit. If you don’t fix it, there may be significant (and costly) consequences down the road.
Here are some of the AC noises and furnace noises we regularly see in Knoxville and what they may mean. If you’re experiencing any of these sounds, call a technician immediately. R & M Climate Control Service Experts will determine what’s going on with your equipment and what needs to be done to repair it.
Equipment that makes a lot of sound furthers sound pollution. While noise might not necessarily have an affect on energy efficiency, it might affect comfort in your house.
HVAC equipment manufactured now are quieter than ever before. However, it’s smart to check sound levels for your new air conditioner or heat pump, particularly if it’s situated near your bedroom or living room.