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Saving Money This Season Is Simple

Ways to cut heating and cooling costs in St. Charles, MO and St. Louis, MO

Trusting our heating and air conditioning contractors with your HVAC maintenance, repair and installation services is a great way to save money on your energy bills. Along with making A’s Heating and Cooling & Sauer Cooling and Heating your provider of HVAC services, here are some ways you can maximize the efficiency of your HVAC system and cut energy costs:

  • Leave your thermostat set at 78˚ F in the summer and 68˚ F in the winter
  • Don’t turn your HVAC system on and off to adjust temperature
  • Replace air filters often to prevent over-working your system
  • Schedule routine maintenance twice a year
  • Keep blinds/drapes closed in the summer to block solar heat
  • Keep blinds/drapes open in the winter to take advantage of solar heat
  • Close blinds/drapes at night in the winter to prevent escape of heat
  • Insulate electrical plates with foam pads
  • Have the proper R-rating insulation for your home
  • Avoid blocking air grilles with furniture or other obstructions
  • Keep your HVAC unit clean and free of debris
  • Ensure proper weather stripping around windows and doors

For more information about how you can save money on your heating and cooling costs, call A’s Heating and Cooling & Sauer Cooling and Heating today.

How do you know which heating and cooling system is right for your home?

Find HVAC units in St. Louis and St. Charles, Missouri

There are many different sizes and types of HVAC systems available. You need the one that is right for your home in order to maximize efficiency. Here are a few things to keep in mind when shopping for a new HVAC system.

  • Bigger is not better – a large system will heat/cool your home too quickly, resulting in constant, inefficient shutoffs/restarts
  • HVAC manufacturers are not all the same – though they serve essentially the same purpose, each brand has its own unique features and benefits
  • Ductwork is as important to efficiency as the unit is – even the most efficient systems will struggle to adequately heat/cool your home if your ductwork is deficient

Your heating and cooling contractor from A’s Heating and Cooling & Sauer Cooling and Heating will examine your home and consider your budget when recommending the size and type of HVAC unit that is right for you. Call today to request a free estimate on new system installations in St. Louis and St. Charles, Missouri.