About Damien

Damien McCusker, Manager of Arpi's residential service division, has been working in the HVAC industry for 16 years and has hands-on experience in new home installations, furnace and air conditioner replacements, sales and residential service. He spends most of his spare time being an UBER driver, driving his kids to soccer practice and games.

Energy Efficiency

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Smart homes just keep on getting smarter. There appears to be no end to the ways smart technology can be adapted for your convenience, comfort, safety and savings. So let's look at some scenarios where smart technology could be used in your home, with a particular emphasis on smart home savings.

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Phil Laprairie

Is It Time to Upgrade Your Home for Greater Efficiency?If you're like most homeowners in the Calgary area, you're probably always on the lookout for ways to reduce your living expenses. As you likely know, one of the most effective ways to curb costs is to make energy improvements in your home.

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A Variable Speed Air Handler Can Improve Your Savings and ComfortIf you're considering upgrading the HVAC equipment in your Calgary area home, opting for a model with a variable speed air handler can bring you increased comfort and savings.

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Your Energy-Efficient Home: Treating It as a Whole, Rather Than a Series of PartsFor people in Calgary, making sure that you have the most energy-efficient home that you can is important. It saves you money in the long run on your utility bills, and on maintenance costs. The various systems that are used to make your house as energy efficient as possible are all connected in some way.

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Shutting a Room to Save Energy Is a Smart Idea--True or False?As you ready your home for the long heating season ahead, you may be considering shutting a room to save energy. While this seems like a prudent way to cut heating bills, in reality, it’s likely to end up costing you more in repair costs and your health than any energy savings you realize.

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09.26.13It makes sense that to rely on our HVAC equipment all year round, we also need to look after it. With busy lives and so many other things to remember, it can be easy to overlook HVAC service time.

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Appliances and Energy: How Much Are Your Appliances Using?The average Canadian family spends a considerable amount each year on utility bills, of which appliances and electrical devices account for 13 percent.

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When homeowners are searching for a new or replacement furnace, high efficiency is often a major consideration. High-efficiency furnaces have many advantages over older, lower-efficiency models, such as reduced cost of operation, better use of fuel, and overall improved home heating.

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boost your home's performance calgary albertaYou’ve probably heard a lot about energy-efficient HVAC equipment, appliances and other devices. These types of appliances and equipment are just part of a whole-home approach to energy efficiency.

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