Is sound an issue for heating and air conditioning?

Yes. Noisy heating and cooling equipmentincrease sound pollution.While no cost savings are tied to less sound in your home, the sound rating of a cooling system can have a serious effect on comfort and enjoyment of your San Antonio home. The sound level of an air conditioner or heat pump depends on a number of things, such as the , and the degree to which the compressor is insulated can increase the amount of noise it makes.

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