History

Crystal Heating & Cooling History

Since 1965 Crystal Heating & Cooling has been graciously serving our community.

From Ste Genevieve county, to St. Louis our mission is to give you the best service and installation for all your residential or commercial HVAC needs.

Learn more about our history below.

1965

Crystal is Born

Laurel T. Moore opened Crystal City Heating & Cooling Service, Inc. up for business. Operated out of home in Arnold, Mo.
1969

On the Move

Relocated to office space inside Quonset lanes building (Poppy’s Restaurant) from Arnold to Crystal City, Mo.
1972

New Company Name

Renamed the company to Crystal Heating & Cooling Service, Inc.
1973

From Crystal City to Festus

Relocated to a 5,100 sq ft office and warehouse space. #3 Cave Industrial Dr., Festus, MO.
1975

Success drives growth

We increased service trucks to 5 and increased personnel to 10 employees.
1976

Expanded Office

Outgrew the current space quickly and added to the building 2,100 sq ft to house our service parts and duct fittings.
1978

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.
1980

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.
1984

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.
1988

Aquired Another Company

Acquired Imperial Heating & Cooling located in Imperial, MO.
1989

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.
1990

Aquired Another Company

Acquired Long Engineering located in DeSoto, MO.
1996

Aquired Another Company

Acquired Metro South Heating & Cooling located in Festus, MO.
1997

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.
1998

Increased Focus on HVAC

Closed our Electrical Division to focus entirely on HVAC
2005

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.
2006

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.
2009

Aquired Another Company

Acquired Area Heating & Cooling.
2013

Honored with Award

FAD’s President Club Award recipient.
2014

Honored with Award

Carrier President's Award recipient.
2015

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.
2016

Honored with Award

AMEREN Overall Highest ASHP Award recipient
2017

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.
2017

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.
2018

Honored with Award

Carrier Presidents Award recipient.
2018

Growth Continues

Today - Currently at 46 Trucks and 76 Employees

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