Is sound an issue for heating and air conditioning?

Yes. Noisy heating and cooling equipmentincrease sound pollution.While no financial savings are tied to lower sound levels, the sound rating of a cooling system can have a serious effect on comfort and enjoyment of your Oklahoma City home. The sound level of an air conditioner or heat pump depends on a variety of factors, such as the unit, and the degree to which the compressor is insulated can increase the amount of noise it makes.

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