It’s expected for your HVAC equipment to make a bit of noise as it operates. There are several factors that affect its sound level, including age and insulation.
However, hearing odd or loud noises could mean a future issue with your machine. If you won’t fix it, there may be major (and expensive) consequences later on.
Here are a few of the AC noises and furnace noises we regularly see in Fort Wayne and what they might mean. If you’re hearing any of these sounds, call a tech immediately. Rolf Griffin Service Experts will figure out what’s happening with your system and what needs to be done to fix it.
Systems that make a lot of sound increases sound pollution. While noise might not necessarily impact energy efficiency, it might impact comfort in your residence.
Comfort equipment made now are quieter than previous models. However, it’s wise to look at sound levels for your new air conditioner or heat pump, particularly if it’s located near your bedroom or living room.