If you’re in the market for a new HVAC system, there are many options to choose from. With so many options to consider, it may be difficult to know where to begin. One thing a lot of people take into consideration a cooling system’s decibel level. Here are some of the quietest types of cooling systems available in Woodbridge, Virginia:
Variable Speed Units
There are a number of reasons to consider installing a cooling system with a variable blower fan. The blower fan is actually a part of the indoor component of your cooling system and responsible for spreading cold air throughout your home. Non-variable speed units always blow at 100 percent speed when the fan is on. Not only does this potentially generate more noise but it also uses more energy.
Variable speed fan systems automatically regulate the speed at which the fan blows. This reduces overall noise throughout the home, making it virtually impossible to hear the unit. In addition, since your fan won’t run at 100 percent speed most of the time, you’ll notice a decrease in energy consumption on your monthly bill.
Ductless air conditioning units are virtually silent under normal operating conditions. Their fans are relatively small and generate almost no noise. Ductless air conditioning units are typically very cost-effective to operate.
An added benefit to using a ductless system is that you can install individual units in multiple rooms throughout your home. This gives you more control over the temperature in specific areas of the house. They can come with a significant upfront investment, but this type of unit will typically pay for itself within the first year.
Other noise-reducing features to keep an eye out for include noise-reducing fan blades and compressor insulation and mounts. Contact the professionals at Brennan’s Heating and Air Conditioning at 703-763-0399. We’re available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to help you decide which solution is right for your home.
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