Is sound an issue for heating and air conditioning?

Yes. Loud heating and cooling equipment contribute to sound pollution.Even though no financial savings are tied to less sound in your home, the sound rating of a cooling system can have a significant effect on comfort and enjoyment of your Overland Park home. The sound level of an air conditioner or heat pump depends on many issues, such as the , and whether the compressor is insulated or not can increase the amount of noise it makes.

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