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Crystal Heating & Cooling History

Since 1965 Crystal Heating & Cooling has been graciously serving St. Louis and surrounding cities.

From Ste Genevieve county to St. Charles, our mission is to remain the best HVAC company offering the best in HVAC products and services for residential and commercial customers alike.

Learn more about our history below.


Crystal is Born

Laurel T. Moore opened Crystal City Heating & Cooling Service, Inc. up for business. Operated out of home in Arnold, Mo.

On the Move

Relocated to office space inside Quonset lanes building (Poppy’s Restaurant) from Arnold to Crystal City, Mo.

New Company Name

Renamed the company to Crystal Heating & Cooling Service, Inc.

From Crystal City to Festus

Relocated to a 5,100 sq ft office and warehouse space. #3 Cave Industrial Dr., Festus, MO.

Success drives growth

We increased service trucks to 5 and increased personnel to 10 employees.

Expanded Office

Outgrew the current space quickly and added to the building 2,100 sq ft to house our service parts and duct fittings.

Territory Expanded

Territory grew to cover St Francois and Ste Genevieve Counties leased warehouse space in Bonne Terre as the 2nd warehouse and dispatching location.

Expanded Office Again

Another addition of 3,500 sq ft, was needed for the loading dock to bring in and house the equipment we would stock up from our Carrier vendor.

Aquired M.E.F. Electrical Co.

New construction was booming, so we acquired M.E.F. Electrical Company and opened our own Electrical Division to complement the HVAC proposals for new home builders.

Aquired Another Company

Acquired Imperial Heating & Cooling located in Imperial, MO.

Purchased Leased Building

Purchased the building in which we leased in Festus. Took immediate occupancy of the entire building for the business and began renovations.

Aquired Another Company

Acquired Long Engineering located in DeSoto, MO.

Aquired Another Company

Acquired Metro South Heating & Cooling located in Festus, MO.

Farmington Office Opens

After 19 years of renting space in Bonne Terre, we built an office and warehouse space at 141 Busenbark Dr, Farmington, MO. Total company at 26 trucks and 45 employees.

Increased Focus on HVAC

Closed our Electrical Division to focus entirely on HVAC

New President

As Laurel steps into the background towards a future retirement, he focuses on the company sales team while the running of the business is handled by his daughter, Cynthia J. Friedmeyer, the current President of Crystal.

Expanded Office

Additional 2,650 sq ft was added to the building to support the fabrication shop where we produce our own fitting and ductwork needed.

Aquired Another Company

Acquired Area Heating & Cooling.

Honored with Award

FAD’s President Club Award recipient.

Honored with Award

Carrier President's Award recipient.

Honored with Award

Carrier President's Award recipient & AMEREN Overall Highest ASHP Award recipient. Also, Laurel has officially stepped out of the limelight of the business to enjoy retirement.

Honored with Award

AMEREN Overall Highest ASHP Award recipient

Honored with Special Award

Koch Air Hall of Fame Award presented to Laurel T. Moore for his dedication to the Carrier product. Also awarded AMEREN's overall highest ASHP award recipient.

Honored with Award

Carrier President's Award recipient.

Expanded Offices

8,000 sq ft was added to the current building for additional loading/unloading zones and storage that came with the growth in our Multi-Family and Commercial divisions.

Honored with Award

Carrier Presidents Award recipient.

Growth Continues

Today - Currently at 46 Trucks and 76 Employees

Honored with Award

Koch Air Inverter Top Performer

Honored with Award

Koch Air Carrier Duct-Free Split Top Performer

Honored with Award

Carrier/Koch Air Partnership Award and 50 Years Loyal and Dedicated Partnership

Honored with Award

Carrier President's Award recipient.

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