The SmartHouse Blog

There is a lot of information to sift through when you are looking to make the smart choice for your next furnace or AC replacement or home improvement project. SmartHouse is dedicated to being your trusted resource for up to date information on the best practices, tips, and tricks, as well as the latest in building science and technology, and our blog is where you can find just about everything you’ll need.

As a heating and cooling contractor here in St. Louis that specializes in understanding the whole home as a system, we understand what it takes to get your home to perform at its very best, while using the least amount of energy possible to keep it comfortable all year round. From helping you find the best air conditioner or air purifier to install in your home, to how to get rid of the condensation on your windows, to the inner workings of an energy efficient heat pump, the SmartHouse blog is where your questions are answered.

March 5, 2024

2024 HVAC Rebates and Tax Incentives – What to Know

2024 HVAC Rebates and Tax Incentives – What to Know. In 2024, homeowners looking to upgrade their HVAC systems have a plethora of rebates and tax incentives to consider, thanks to federal initiatives aimed at promoting energy efficiency and the transition to cleaner and more efficient energy sources. These incentives are designed to reduce the overall energy costs for homeowners Read more...
March 5, 2024

HVAC Technology Spotlight

HVAC Technology Spotlight. The HVAC industry has seen remarkable advancements over the years, significantly enhancing the way we heat, cool, and enjoy our St. Louis homes. Today, homeowners have at their disposal a variety of innovative technologies that not only promise improved comfort but also higher efficiency and lower monthly pills. Understanding these technologies is crucial for making informed decisions Read more...
March 5, 2024

The Pros and Cons of Repairing vs. Replacing an Aging AC System

The Pros and Cons of Repairing vs. Replacing an Aging AC System. When faced with an aging air conditioning system, St. Louis homeowners are often caught in a dilemma: should they repair the unit to extend its life, or replace it entirely for a more efficient and reliable solution? Deciding whether to replace your HVAC unit or repair it not Read more...
February 15, 2024

Spring and Summer Energy Saving Tips

Spring and Summer Energy-Saving Tips. Maintaining a comfortable and energy-efficient home can be a struggle for many in the St. Louis area given the cold winters and sweltering summers. SmartHouse Heating & Cooling, a leading provider of HVAC services in the St. Louis area, is your go-to expert for keeping your home cool, comfortable, and cost-efficient during the warmer months. Read more...
February 15, 2024

When to Spring for a New Air Conditioner

When to Spring for a New Air Conditioner. No St. Louis homeowner wants to find themselves in the midst of a summer broil facing the sudden breakdown of an outdated AC or just the skyrocketing energy bills of older, less efficient models that struggle to keep up with the heat. Upgrading your air conditioner in the spring helps ensure you Read more...
February 15, 2024

Save on Energy Efficient HVAC Upgrades

Save on Energy Efficient HVAC Upgrades. The first months of the year are typically the coldest in St. Louis, where we find ourselves bundling up and seeking comfort in the warmth of our homes. But did you know that these frosty months offer more than just a test of our HVAC system’s endurance against the chill? Winter presents a great Read more...
December 5, 2023

Are High Efficiency Boilers Worth It?

Are high efficiency boilers worth it? When it comes to keeping your home warm and your energy bills down, especially during our chilly winters, the importance of selecting the right heating system cannot be overstated. Your choice of boiler not only affects your daily comfort but also has long-term implications for your energy bills and environmental footprint. High efficiency boilers Read more...
October 16, 2023

7 Signs Your HVAC Contractor Is Trustworthy

7 Signs an HVAC Company is Trustworthy. When it’s time to service, repair, or replace your HVAC system, choosing the right company is paramount. Your home’s comfort and energy bills are at stake, and the wrong choice could lead to unnecessary costs or subpar service. There are a lot of HVAC scams to watch out for, however, there are also Read more...
October 16, 2023

Energy Saving Tips for Fall and Winter

Energy saving tips for fall and winter. In St. Louis, we need our HVAC system to be at its best year-round. The chilly months often witness a spike in energy bills as heaters run longer and lights stay on earlier in the evening. Moreover, if a home isn’t optimized for energy efficiency, a significant amount of this energy – and Read more...
October 16, 2023

Common Fall and Winter HVAC Problems and How to Troubleshoot Them

Common fall and winter HVAC problems and how to troubleshoot them. A dependable HVAC system ensures our homes and families stay comfortable year-round. Yet, as we turn our heaters on in the fall and winter, many homeowners face challenges they don’t know how to troubleshoot. Whether you’re noticing unusual sounds from your furnace or contending with uneven room temperatures, SmartHouse Read more...

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