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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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Appliances That Affect Energy BillsDo you dread receiving your next energy bill? The reason it's likely to be high is your energy usage. Household appliances are significant contributors to your energy costs. Here's a look at some of the culprits that could be affecting your energy bills the most:

Refrigerator

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HVAC Equipment and Buying MistakesInvesting in new HVAC equipment will probably be the most complicated process you encounter as a homeowner. Heating and cooling equipment is anything but simple or inexpensive, and the right contractor will ensure your overall satisfaction with the project. Avoid these mistakes in the process:

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Pet Owners Need to Know These Effects on PlumbingThe days when people kept dogs and cats restricted to the outdoors are long gone. Today, most pet owners consider their four-legged friends to be members of the family, and as such, they get to share our homes with us. But having pets indoors can create some challenges, such as the amount of pet dander and hair they shed.

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rotary dream homeArpi’s Industries has been named HVAC supplier and installer for the 2017 Stampede Rotary Dream Home for The Rotary Club of Calgary South. We at Arpi’s are proud of this honor because the annual Stampede showcases Calgary’s finest, and our work contributes to the 36 charities that the Rotary Club supports.

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Top Mobile Apps Every Homeowner Should HaveAdvancing technologies, such as mobile devices and apps, connect people and events in a way that make the world a little smaller and accessible. There are mobile apps for practically everything under and beyond the sun. So, why not leverage apps to make your home life easier, more productive and even save money in the process? Following are a few key apps to help you as a homeowner:

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Benefits of a Wi-Fi DetectorHomes just keep on getting smarter. The most up-to-date residences now have a smart TV, a smart alarm system and a smart thermostat, along with smart detectors for smoke and carbon monoxide. But that's not all: what about a smart detector for water leaks in your pipes and fixtures?

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The Benefits of Air Humidifier Use in the SummerIf you're asked about when you'd use an air humidifier in your home, you'd probably say during heating season, when the outdoor humidity is low and your indoor air is extra dry from running the furnace.

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Signs Your A/C System is DyingLike all systems in your home, your air conditioner will inevitably break down and need repair or replacement. The cost of keeping a dying air conditioner can be more than that of buying a new one in the long run. So how can you know if your A/C system is on its last leg?

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Understand These HVAC BasicsYou know that your air conditioner cools your home and your furnace heats your home, but do you know how they do this? Understanding HVAC basics has its advantages when you need to troubleshoot a minor problem, and when it's time to replace one or more of your heating, ventilation and air conditioning (or HVAC) units.

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summer plumbing problemsThe risk of frozen water pipes is a thing of the past, now that winter is behind us. But summer also brings its own set of potential plumbing problems. So what particular issues should you watch out for? Here are the top summer plumbing problems:

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