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Our skilled technicians at Meyer Heating and Air can repair and maintain any brand of furnace, heat pump, air handler, or air conditioner system to get you back to enjoying your home in total comfort. When we install a new HVAC system, we prefer Ruud, a manufacturer established more than 130 years ago when Norwegian inventor Edwin Ruud made the first fully-functional automatic water heater.

Today, Ruud systems are known for their quality and innovation for residential heating and cooling systems – and they make commercial HVAC systems, too. We stand by these systems and can help you choose the best equipment for your home or business. That’s why we’re a Ruud authorized dealer in the St. Louis area.

Why We Rely on Ruud Heating and Air Conditioning, and Why You Can, Too

We became an authorized dealer for Ruud because we believe in the quality of the product and the company.

Ruud equipment is manufactured with sustainability practices in mind, including smart material selection, energy-saving features on every piece of equipment, and a solid recycling program. Ruud products keep your home at the right temperature for you and lower your energy consumption so you save money on your monthly utility bills.

When professional HVAC techs, like Meyer Heating and Air, install your new Ruud system, you’ll get a 10-year warranty on parts, and limited lifetime warranties on heat exchangers and conditional unit replacement. At Meyer Heating and Air, we also warranty our installation for the lifetime of the equipment. We think these warranties are proof enough that both Ruud and Meyer Heating and Air stand behind their work.

How to Choose a New Heater For Your Home

When it comes to picking out a new Ruud air conditioner, new furnace, or new heat pump for your home, Meyer Heating and Air is here to help.

When it comes to buying a new furnace, one of the most important factors is the size of the unit. Unit size is determined by matching heat output with the size of your home. For furnaces, heat output is measured in BTUs. Most of the time, you can replace an old furnace with one of the same size, but our technicians at Meyer Heating and Air can help you determine whether your existing equipment worked well for your home.

Second, you’ll want to consider the AFUE number associated with the Ruud equipment you’re looking to buy. AFUE stands for annual fuel utilization efficiency. The higher the AFUE number, the more energy efficient the furnace will be. A high-efficiency furnace is any with an AFUE of more than 90 percent.

And third, you’ll want to make sure your furnace fuel source is compatible with the new equipment you’re buying. You’ll need different HVAC equipment depending on if your home heating requires gas, oil, or electricity.

How to Choose a New Air Conditioner for Your Home

For whole-house central air conditioning, you’ll want to consider efficiency and power, too. The U.S. Department of Energy has established minimum efficiency standards for A/Cs. Their efficiency ratings are called SEER – seasonal energy efficiency rating. The higher the SEER number, the more efficient the unit will be. The minimum SEER rating available is 13.

Just like with your new Ruud heater, your new central air’s size refers to its capacity – a combination of BTUs and tonnage. One BTU equals the amount of energy needed to raise a single pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit. In the air conditioning world, one ton equals 12,000 BTUs per hour. Figure that you’ll need a central air unit with one ton of capacity for every 600 feet of living space.

There are other factors to consider, so calling Meyer Heating and Air to order your new Ruud system and have it professionally installed is your best bet to getting an efficient air conditioner or furnace.

What is a Heating and Cooling Split System?

Choosing a Ruud furnace or central air conditioner is not an easy task for someone without experience in the HVAC industry. With all the terminology and lingo the pros know, following the conversation can be confusing. At Meyer Heating and Air, we always want you to understand every aspect of your new home heating and cooling system and installation process. We’re happy to answer your questions.

One question that we hear a lot is, “Why do I need both indoor and outdoor equipment to heat or cool my home?” If you have a split system, there’s more equipment involved than what you see in your attic or basement. Check outside for your air condenser or heat pump, usually located behind your home.

A split system uses an outdoor unit (an air conditioner condenser or heat pump) paired with indoor equipment (gas furnace, air handler, or oil furnace). Both work together to keep your home a comfortable temperature throughout all four seasons in cities like O’Fallon, Arnold, Fentin, Baldwin, Chesterfield, Sappington, and St. Louis.

If you don’t have a split system in your home, Ruud definitely manufactures one that will work for you – and we know how to work on whatever you have, too.

Call St. Louis’ Family-Owned and Operated Heating and Air Conditioning Pros

When you need air conditioning repair or heating repair near you, the team at Meyer Heating and Air are standing by to serve you. A family-owned business with more than 30 years of combined HVAC experience, we know that your HVAC equipment is both necessary and an investment. Let us deliver results at an affordable price throughout St. Louis and surrounding cities. Call us when you need:

  • Heating or cooling maintenance
  • Cooling or heating repair
  • Air conditioner installation
  • Heating installation
  • Commercial HVAC service

Although we are a Ruud authorized dealer, we work on all makes and models of heating systems – so call us at 314-845-1929 for heating maintenance or repair, or schedule service online.