How much noise do they make?

How much noise do they make?

Like the outdoor unit of an air conditioner, heat pumps do make some noise. But modern pumps are usually quiet enough to fade into the background of a calm suburb.

Many systems also have a programmable timer which you can use to keep noise levels down at night. It’s also best to keep them away from bedrooms unless they’re only run during the day.

Even simpler, you can always check the decibel level on a particular model to make sure you have a quieter heat pump. Different brands range from about 37dB to 50dB.

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