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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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Phil Laprairie

Does the idea of pollutants lurking around inside your home bother you? Does their presence trigger health-related issues, such as allergies or asthma? If so, you can do something about it by installing Ultraviolet (UV) lights in your HVAC system to boost the quality of your home’s air and enhance your health all year long.

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Phil Laprairie

Additional Insulation In Your Attic Will Better Prepare Your Home For WinterIf you suspect that your home is losing energy, one of the best things to address first is your home’s attic insulation. Upgrade insulation here and you’ll see significant energy savings.

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Air Conditioning
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Phil Laprairie

Insulate Your Water Heater Tank For Extra Energy Savings This WinterMost water heaters are prone to standby losses, which can cause homeowners to pay more in energy costs. In order to recoup as much savings as possible, it’s necessary to reduce these standby losses.

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Insulation
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Phil Laprairie

There are several reasons a homeowner may decide to replace a furnace. If utility bills are high or the furnace requires major repairs, upgrading to a new furnace will provide relief. This scenario also gives you some time to evaluate your choices. If your furnace suddenly breaks down during winter, you’ll have less time to make a decision; however, in either scenario, it is important to consider furnace efficiency ratings.

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Furnaces
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Phil Laprairie

Tankless water heaters can be a significant energy saver for homeowners because they don’t rely on a storage tank to keep water heated throughout the day. Conventional tank systems can be subject to significant standby losses, a factor that tankless systems bypass through their instantaneous ability to heat water. Before you purchase a system, be sure to take sizing factors into account.

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Tankless
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Phil Laprairie

 Is Your HVAC System Running As Efficiently As It Should Be? Find Out By Scheduling An Annual Service CallHomeowners who think that annual service for their HVAC systems is not a valuable investment would be wrong.

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Phil Laprairie

A Home With A Well-Designed And Efficient Duct System Will Help Keep You ComfortableYour home’s ductwork, which delivers conditioned air to your living spaces, is central to a comfortable home.

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Ductwork
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Phil Laprairie

When choosing a contractor, most homeowners want a high-quality technician with unparalleled HVAC expertise. Look no further than Arpi’s Industries, serving Calgary for 48 years. What makes Arpi’s the contractor of choice?

Arpi’s has endured the course.

From our humble beginning in 1963, with a double-garage, three service trucks and a passion for serving homeowners in Calgary, Arpi’s Industries has expanded to include a plumbing division, commercial and institutional services and more than 100 service trucks.

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Air Conditioning
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Phil Laprairie

For homeowners who live in an area with hard water, the virtues of using a water softener are unparalleled. Not only is hard water a nuisance, spotting dishes and cookware, but it can eventually lead to serious damage for home equipment that uses water, such as a water heater. If you don’t yet have a water softener, or you’re in need of an upgrade, consider how such a system could help you avoid a multitude of problems.

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Plumbing
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Phil Laprairie

Here Are A Few Ways That Preventive Maintenance HelpsYou’ve probably heard how important it is to get preventive maintenance for your furnace, but do you know why it’s of value? Once you understand how preventive maintenance helps, you’ll likely be more motivated to have it done regularly.

Increased Efficiency

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