Why is my HVAC making noise?

It’s common for your heating and cooling unit to make a bit of noise as it runs. There are several considerations that affect its sound level, like age and insulation.

However, hearing odd or loud noises can mean a future problem with your unit. If you don’t fix it, there could be major (and pricey) repurcussions in the future.

Here are some of the AC noises and furnace noises we frequently see in Saint Charles and what they could mean. If you’re hearing any of these sounds, call a pro right away. Golden Seal Service Experts will figure out what’s happening with your equipment and what needs to be done to fix it.

Systems that make a large amount of sound increases sound pollution. While noise might not necessarily have an affect on energy efficiency, it can influence comfort in your house.

HVAC equipment made today are quieter than previous years. However, it’s good to look at sound ratings for your new air conditioner or heat pump, particularly if it’s located near your bedroom or living room.