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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Phil Laprairie

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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Energy Efficiency
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Phil Laprairie

Heat Loss: Live Without It in Your Calgary HomeKeeping your home comfortable through a cold Alberta winter is no easy task for your furnace, and unnecessary heat loss makes its job even harder.

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Heat Loss
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Phil Laprairie

Weighing Replacing Your Furnace? Questions That Will Help You DecideSome decisions are inexpensive and simple: brown or black shoes today? Some are expensive and complex: Should I replace my Calgary-area home’s furnace?

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Furnaces
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Phil Laprairie

Winter Vacation Plans? Don't Leave Home Without Battening Down the HatchesA winter getaway is something to look forward to, especially in the thick of a Calgary winter. Attention to details can make or break a trip, so make sure your winter vacation plans include securing your home to protect it while you're gone.

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Home Safety
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Phil Laprairie

Have Yourself a 'Greener' Winter With These Energy-Saving TipsFor the Calgary area, winter means long, dark nights using more heat and electricity than the rest of the year. Avoid draining your pocket book this winter by following energy-saving tips, and while you're at it, know that you'll be helping the environment by significantly cutting your use of fossil fuels.

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Energy Saving Tips
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Phil Laprairie

Your Furnace Replacement: An ECM Motor or PSC--Which Will It Be?There are two different types of blower motors for your forced air system, the PSC (permanent split capacitor) and ECM (electronically commutated motor). PSC motors were the old standard, and if your furnace is over 5 years old it probably has one.

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Furnaces
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Phil Laprairie

The efficiency rating of your furnace replacement will have a significant effect on both indoor comfort and the amount of money you spend to keep your home warm. When selecting a new furnace, pay careful attention to the unit’s AFUE rating to make sure you get the most efficient furnace possible.

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Furnaces
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Phil Laprairie

Homeowner's Guide To Preparing For An Annual Service VisitKeeping your home heating and cooling systems in good working order requires regular service and preventive maintenance by a qualified HVAC professional.

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Phil Laprairie

The Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE) rating of your furnace system is determined by the combined efficiency of its parts. These parts include the blower, the heating element and the motor. As the efficiency of each component increases, your potential for savings increases, too. Upgrading the furnace motor efficiency, in particular, can translate to higher energy savings, as well as better indoor air quality.

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Furnaces
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Phil Laprairie

Is there anyone in your home who is starving for air? “No,” you say. Are you sure? How about your HVAC system, is it starving for air? If you haven’t changed the filter lately, you can be sure that it is starving.

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Air Conditioning

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