I’ve had complaints over the years about AC Compressors outside of bedrooms making too much noise. I even had a client a few years back get excited about GeoThermal because of the lack of an outdoor unit to make noise. In general, I find it tough to have a conversation around a running AC compressor. (typical conventional equipment is around 60-70db)
Mitsubishi claims to make outdoor units that are quieter than your average conventional unit. They say they are quieter than conversation levels.
I recently installed a Mitsubishi VRF (Variable Refrigerant Flow) unit on a jobsite and I took my Extech Sound Meter with me to test and see for myself if these units are really as quite as they claim.
– Risinger Homes in Austin, TX
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