How to Choose the Right HVAC System for Your New Build or Remodel

December 23, 2017

At Scott-Lee Heating, we will help you determine which HVAC system fits your family’s needs and budget! If you are either remodeling or building a new home, your HVAC system might not be your first concern – but it should be. The heating and cooling system that you choose will determine not just how comfortable your house is, but also will impact the amount of money that you pay per month. Although it’s not always one of those things that seems like a high priority, your HVAC system is one of the major ways that you should have to keep your home comfortable, while also keeping energy costs low. So, what is the right system for your house? There are a lot of factors to take into consideration. Basements Basements are commonly found in places that experience frost and harsher weather conditions, which is why choosing the right HVAC for them is critical. The right HVAC system will not only regulate the overall temperature of your home, it will also help to regulate the house’s humidity level, which in some regions is critical to the house being comfortable. You can either choose to install a different system just for your...

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Should I Replace the Furnace and the AC at the Same Time?

July 9, 2017

If one of your systems breaks, it may be time to replace both your air conditioner and furnace. What do you do if either your AC or furnace is broken? You replace the broken one and leave the other one because it’s fine. Right? However, it might make sense to replace both systems at the same time. Here are a few things to consider if you find yourself in this situation. The first step is to ask the advice of your St Louis HVAC technician. Upon inspection, an experienced technician may discern that your system is not actually broken. If they can fix the system then this may give you some extra time to consider your options, or to save up for a replacement that you will eventually need. Replacing Your HVAC System If the technician does suggest that you need a replacement, then it is time to check out the rest of your system, and check to see how it is working. Does it work as well as it should? What are your energy bills like? Do they seem to be too high? You should also think about the age of your system. On average, an AC unit will...

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Does Your House Need a New HVAC System?

September 18, 2014

Stay warm this winter and save money on energy costs by upgrading your home’s HVAC system. Winters in Missouri can be cold, icy, and frigid. The HVAC system in your home is responsible for keeping your home cozy and warm, however, the HVAC system may be needlessly raising your home’s energy bill by approximately 30% according to energy.gov. If you are in need of a new HVAC system, make sure you install the correct-sized system with the most energy efficiency. You will save money on energy costs as well as ensuring your family is warm through the winter. The Right Sized HVAC System For Your House Talk to a St. Louis HVAC company about choosing the right HVAC system for your home. They will inspect the size of your house to make sure that the one you choose is not too big or too small. An HVAC system that is too large will use excessive energy, causing you to have high utility bills. The HVAC technician will help you find the perfect-sized system that is the most energy efficient. You will then see savings in your utility bills that may offset the cost of the HVAC system. When to Install a New HVAC System You are also going to want...

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