It’s expected for your comfort unit to make some noise as it operates. There are a couple of factors that influence its sound level, like age and insulation.
However, hearing strange or loud noises could mean a possible malfunction with your unit. If you fail to service it, there could be major (and costly) consequences later on.
Here are a few of the AC noises and furnace noises we frequently see in Charlotte and what they may mean. If you’re dealing with any of these sounds, call a professional immediately. Komfort Air will find out what’s happening with your equipment and what needs to be done to restore it.
Systems that make a large amount of noise increases sound pollution. While noise might not necessarily have an affect on energy efficiency, it could impact comfort in your home.
Heating and cooling units made now are quieter than previous years. However, it’s smart to look at sound rankings for your new air conditioner or heat pump, particularly if it’s located near your bedroom or living room.