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JR Johnson

06:48PM | 08/28/03
Member Since: 08/27/03
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I just installed a new 2 zone central air system in my house...the air return vents are within my finished basement. When the central air is running the return air flow through the vents is very loud (with both zones running it is extremely loud). Is there anything I can do to muffle the noise? or am I stuck with this problem during the summer and winter?? The actual blowers are in the utility room (directly on the other side of the wall) and there is hardly any noise in there....

someone mentioned that if the blowers were offset more from the wall so that I would need ductwork to connect the return air vents to the blowers it might help muffle the sound....but I think it would be too costly to move the blowers at this stage.

any advice to help silence the return air vents would be great.


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