3 Heating and Air Conditioning Trends That Can Save You Money In 2020
Saving our customers money on their heating and air conditioning is a large part of our business. Not only is it important for us to get you the best deal on new heating and air conditioning systems, we also strive to install equipment that will help save you money on your monthly energy bills. As we look towards this 2020, here are three major trends that can save you money on your heating and air cooling costs.
1. Federal Tax Credits and Rebates On New Heating and Air Conditioning Units
Incentives are a large part of securing the best deals on a new heating and air conditioning system. The only challenge is keeping up with the latest tax credits and rebates. At Superior, our team is trained and updated on every new way to save our customers money on new HVAC systems.
Federal Tax Credits Have Been Brought Back For Heating and Air Conditioning Systems
If you purchased a heating and cooling system in 2019 or are looking to purchase one in 2020, there is a good chance you are eligible for a federal tax credit. With the purchase of a new Energy Star® Certified furnace, ac unit, boiler or heat pump, homeowners are eligible to write off 10% of the equipment and installation cost up to a $500 maximum. Our team can fully communicate with homeowners on which heating and air conditioning systems qualify for this heating and cooling tax credit.
Heating and Air Conditioning Rebates Offered By Local Energy Companies
In addition to the tax credit, you can also qualify for a combination of different heating and air rebates currently being offered through Ameren Missouri and Spire. Just like the tax credit, you must purchase qualifying high efficiency heating and air conditioning units. Current rebates include:
- Up to a $650 Rebate On Qualifying High Efficiency AC Units (Ameren)
- Up to a $900 Rebate On Qualifying High Efficiency Heat Pumps (Ameren)
- Up to a $50 Rebate On Smart Thermostats
- Up to a $300 Rebate On High Efficiency Gas Furnaces (Spire)
- Up to a $300 Rebate On High Efficiency Gas Boilers (Spire)
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2. Major Technological Advances In Central Heating and Air Conditioning Technology Can Save You Thousands In Energy Costs
Although energy (gas and electric) is much cheaper in the St Louis area than other places in the country, it can still be very expensive during months you rely more on your heating and cooling system. Heating and air units can often be attributed to 40-55% of your annual energy usage. That is a large share of your energy bill. It is often the first thing energy auditors turn towards to decrease energy usage in a home. This is a main reason behind the push for smart technology in the residential HVAC industry.
By now, you are probably familiar with products such as the Nest Thermostat. However, there are so many other options, often cheaper in cost, that have the same functionality. For example, Bryant™ offers a smart thermostat called the Connex™ Control that provides similar functionality and syncs with all the latest Bryant™ High Efficiency HVAC systems. There are often advantages to choosing a thermostat made by the same HVAC equipment manufacturer such as operating system updates and compatibility.
High Efficiency Variable Speed Motor
When shopping for a new heating and cooling system, it is important to understand the benefits of the type of technology built within the equipment. The AC compressor is a great example of this. Many of the new high efficiency HVAC units offer variable speed technology. This allows your equipment to run at different speeds depending on a variety of factors. When the weather is mild, it can drop down and run at lower speeds decreasing your energy usage during long periods. When the weather is extreme, it can kick up to a higher speed in order to meet your indoor comfort needs. The versatility allows you to maintain optimal indoor temperatures at a fraction of the cost.
3. Superior is Offering $20 Off Heating and Air Conditioning Repair For a Limited Time
Right now, if you schedule heating and air conditioning repair, we are offering a $20 discount off the cost of repair. In order to qualify, you must have a heating and air conditioning repair performed. To qualify, you must mention the discount when booking the HVAC repair call.
Schedule A Free HVAC Service Call or Free Quote On A New Heating and Air Conditioning System Today
Our team of HVAC specialists are ready to help save you money on heating and cooling. Whether you are in need of heating and air conditioning repair, or are considering replacing your existing heating and cooling system, we can help. To get started, schedule an appointment by calling our office at (314) 209-7500 or by filling out the form below.