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There’s a strange mechanical whirr coming from the building next door. It buzzes every four minutes.

Listen here: https://clyp.it/3qwn1qhc

We keep the windows open in our bedroom during the winter so this is been wreaking havoc on our sleep.

More info: we’re on the fifth floor and just above the roof of the building next door which has a laundromat below and a sports bar on the second floor. Also, the sports bar was closed for awhile and recently reopened after renovations.

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    It sounds like some piece of equipment trying to start. An HVAC compressor, a commercial refrigerator, an air compressor, etc. Have you contacted the building tenant? – jwh20 Feb 11 at 10:37
  • Not yet, but I’m planning on contacting them later today. – joeforyou Feb 11 at 10:41
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    I agree, it sounds like it is trying , probably overheating and shutting down that would explain a 4 minute cycle. – Ed Beal Feb 11 at 14:30
  • it sounds like the clothes dryer is buzzing alerting that the clothes are dry. – ojait Feb 12 at 2:51

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