Is sound an issue for heating and air conditioning?

Yes. Heating and cooling that make a lot of noisecontribute to sound pollution.While no financial savings are tied to a quieter home environment, the sound rating of a cooling system can have a considerable effect on comfort and enjoyment of your Hilton Head Island home. The sound level of an air conditioner or heat pump depends on a variety of factors, such as how old and who manufactured the , and the insulation of the compressor can increase the amount of noise it makes.

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