We specialize in providing quiet, noise free systems. We can also typically solve most common noise problems that may be found in your existing Heating and Air Conditioning system. Please review the list of common sound related problems below to see if any apply to your system. Also listed are some of the possible solutions to your problem
PROBLEM: Air Noise at the grilles when the system is on.
SOLUTIONS: Replace grille with non-stamped face type, enlarge grille for reduced velocity, add additional grille to the room. Lengthen the duct.
PROBLEM: Rattling, metal to metal sound at grille.
SOLUTIONS: Replace grille, tighten the louver blades on the grille.
PROBLEM: Mechanical noise at grilles, Fan noise transferred through grilles.
SOLUTIONS: Extend the branch duct connected to the grille, provide offset duct connections to grille, and install a section of “Silent-Flex” Acoustic sound dampening flexible ducting at grille.
PROBLEM: Noisy rooftop unit, vibrating/resonating sound through ceiling.
SOLUTIONS: Install flexible duct connectors at unit; install “Spring-Mount” vibration isolators beneath the unit. Install flexible connectors on the electrical and gas connections to the unit. Install an insulated platform below unit.
PROBLEM: Noisy outdoor A/C Condenser.
SOLUTIONS: Install a sound-absorbent “Compressor Blanket” on the units’ compressor. Install a “Sound Hood” on the unit to deflect sound away from the home. Install flexible connectors on all accessory connections to unit, and Vibration Isolators below the unit. Replace unit with modern Low Sound Model.
PROBLEM: Noisy furnace in an interior closet.
SOLUTIONS: Insulate the interior walls of the closet with sound-absorbent “Acoustic Liner.” Install a “Sound-Baffle” inside the return chamber platform. Line the return chamber with “Acoustic Duct Liner.” Replace Furnace with a “Sealed Combustion” type, or “Variable Speed” Furnace. Relocate Furnace to attic.
PROBLEM: Noisy Furnace in attic.
SOLUTIONS: Properly suspend furnace from roof rafter to rise off the ceiling. Install vibration hangers to suspend unit. Remove any rigid connections between Furnace and ceiling below. Insulate ceiling below furnace. Install Flexible Type ducting in lieu of steel ducting.
PROBLEM: Noisy Bathroom Exhaust Fan.
SOLUTIONS: Fan wheel in fan has picked up debris- Clean off. Fan wheel damaged or out of balance- replace wheel. Replace Fan with Low-Sound model. Replace fan with remote in –line type instead of ceiling-mount type.