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.

July 2, 2024

Top 10 Questions to Ask an HVAC Contractor

Top 10 Questions to Ask an HVAC Contractor. When it comes to your St. Louis home’s HVAC system, hiring a reliable contractor can make the difference between a comfortable, energy-efficient home, and one that’s uncomfortable with energy bills that are way too high. The right HVAC contractor will not only ensure you get the best system for your home, but Read more...
July 2, 2024

Common HVAC Installation Mistakes

Common HVAC Installation Mistakes & How to Ensure High-Quality Installation. The installation of your new HVAC system has a profound effect on its efficiency and longevity. However, many St. Louis HVAC contractors make common mistakes that can lead to suboptimal performance, higher energy costs, and even replacement well before you expected to need one. At SmartHouse Heating & Cooling, we Read more...
April 24, 2024

Replacing an Air Conditioner With a Heat Pump

Replacing an Air Conditioner With a Heat Pump. Many St. Louis homeowners are turning their attention towards replacing traditional air conditioning units with heat pumps. Heat pumps can help slash your energy bills and reduce your carbon footprint while providing both heating and cooling from one unit. This article will delve into why a heat pump might be the perfect Read more...
April 24, 2024

Heat Pump Incentives: Save Big While Reducing Your Carbon Footprint

Heat Pump Incentives: Save big while reducing your carbon footprint. As homeowners in St. Louis and beyond consider upgrading their HVAC systems, many are turning their attention to heat pumps — not only as a solution to stifling summers and chilly winters but as a savvy financial decision bolstered by attractive incentives. Federal and state programs offer substantial financial incentives Read more...
April 24, 2024

Heat Pump vs. Air Conditioner: Heat Pumps are like your AC, but better!

Heat Pump vs. Air Conditioner: Heat Pumps are like your AC, but better! Homeowners in St. Louis who are considering upgrading or replacing their current cooling system have an important choice to make: stick with a traditional air conditioner or upgrade to a heat pump. At SmartHouse, our goal is to provide you with honest, reliable advice that can help Read more...
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...

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