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.

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With summer behind us, it's not a bad time to consider having professional HVAC technicians clean the air ducts in your home's central, forced-air cooling and heating system. After several months of nearly consecutive heating and then cooling, your home's ductwork may have accumulated a variety of contaminants, left behind as conditioned and spent air moves through your home's supply and return ducts, respectively.

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Reasons Why Tight Ductwork Is ImportantIn any forced-air heating and cooling system, ductwork plays a key role in delivering conditioned air to rooms throughout the house. Without tight, securely sealed ducts, much of the air that you're hoping will improve comfort in various rooms may be lost before it arrives at its destination.

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Signs That Your Ductwork is Too OldYour ductwork is hidden out of sight behind the walls and ceilings of your home, so you may not give it much thought or realize how its age and condition impact the operation of your heating and cooling system.

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Get Rid of Noisy Air Vents in Your Calgary HomeWhat's that strange noise? It seems to becoming from your air vents. A little noise from your vents is normal, but certain sounds can indicate problems. How do you tell what problem your noisy air vents are a symptom of? Here are some of the most common sounds and what to do about them.

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Things to Know About Return Air DuctsThe ductwork in your residential forced-air HVAC system is the network of pipes through which heated or cooled air travels. In addition to the supply ducts that provide the conditioned air, there is also a system of return air ducts that bring expended air back to your HVAC system.

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Important Principles of HVAC Ductwork DesignThe design of your ductwork contributes to your home's comfort, air quality and utility bills. A poorly-designed duct system makes it difficult for your heating and cooling system to operate efficiently and wastes energy through pressure imbalances, air leaks and thermal losses.

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Are Your Home’s Ducts Tight Enough to Keep Heat Inside?Having a furnace in good condition is a fundamental necessity during Calgary’s frigid winters. If your heating bill has gone up unexpectedly or if your home has hot and cold spots, you may have problems with your ductwork.

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Helpful Tips on Replacing Your DuctworkFaulty ductwork in a home can lead to a variety of problems, including significant energy waste, poor heating and cooling performance, and declining indoor air quality. These issues can be a result of both leaky ducts and dirty ducts.

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Heat Loss? Here’s What You Can Do to Fix itWhen the weather gets cold, heat loss from your home can result in substantial amounts of wasted energy and money. Not only do you lose air you've already paid to heat, you have to pay again to heat more air to make up for the loss. This puts unnecessary stress on your heating system, causing the equipment to malfunction more frequently and wear out early.

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5 Things to Include on Your Fall HVAC Maintenance ListThorough fall HVAC maintenance is one of the most effective ways to ensure your system will run reliably and efficiently throughout the harsh Calgary winter. Don't miss these five important steps you can do yourself.

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