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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

Home Heating Systems Converge To Enhance EfficiencyKnowing how your home heating systems converge to enhance efficiency can go a long way towards improving the overall efficiency of your home and reducing your energy bills in the process, which is of primary importance for the majority of Calgary homeowners. Most heating systems have three primary components: the thermostat, the furnace, and the ductwork.

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Heating
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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

Preventive Maintenance Programs Up Your Savings, Check Out Arpi's Industries' PlansAt Arpi’s Industries, we know how valuable your home heating system is to your comfort, which is why we offer the best preventive maintenance program available in the Calgary area.

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Phil Laprairie

While technology is bound to fail regardless of precautionary measures, it’s still important to keep your furnace system in the best shape possible with regular preventive maintenance to endure Calgary’s harsh winter conditions.

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Furnaces
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Phil Laprairie

Ventilation in the attic is a significant contributor to a healthy, energy-efficient home. Upgrading your home’s attic ventilation can lead to several benefits that will enhance your quality of life.

Without ventilation, heat and moisture can build up in the attic space, and eventually lead to roof damage and increased energy costs. Why?

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Filtration
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Phil Laprairie

Tips To Manage Home Heating LoadOne of the best, low-cost ways to reduce your overall heating costs is to manage your home heating load. Specifically, this is the amount of heat your furnace system has to generate each day in order to maintain a comfortable home atmosphere. Do this, and your heating bills will decrease, raising the overall efficiency of your current system.

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Furnaces
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Phil Laprairie

How Your Attached Garage May Affect Your Home's Indoor Air QualityMost people know common contributors to poor indoor air quality include carbon monoxide from gas furnaces, formaldehyde-based products (like carpeting or furniture), or outdoor pollutants such as ragweed or pollen.

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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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