Noise from heat pumps, compressors and fixed equipment
Air conditioning units such as heat pumps and compressors and other forms of fixed equipment must comply with the requirements of the Environmental Management and Pollution Control (Noise) Regulations 2016.
A person must not operate fixed equipment on any premises:
- from 7 am until 10 pm, if the fixed equipment, when so operated, emits noise that is greater than 45dB(A)
- from 10 pm until 7 am, if the fixed equipment, when so operated, emits a noise that is greater than 40dB(A).
View more information in our Noise Nuisance brochure(PDF, 708KB).