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.

energy efficiency

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Phil Laprairie

Look for These Central A/C Features When Buying a New SystemChoosing a new cooling system for your home may be one of the more complex processes you go through, which is why it's important to look for certain central A/C features when you begin shopping. Paying attention to the following basics of central cooling system selection promotes energy efficiency and comfort. 

Energy Efficiency

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Air Conditioning
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Phil Laprairie

Fan On or Auto? Learn Which Setting Is Best for Your ThermostatHave you ever wondered which thermostat fan setting is best: "on" or "auto"?

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Thermostats
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Phil Laprairie

Top Factors Affecting Home ComfortWhen you consider the factors that affect home comfort, temperature will probably come to mind first. There are other key elements that influence the comfort level in a home, though, such as humidity and indoor air quality.

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Phil Laprairie

How Does Air Balancing Play Into the Performance of Your HVAC System?When air balancing is correct, your HVAC ductwork distributes the appropriate volume of cooled or heated air to each room according to its size and returns an equal amount back to the A/C or furnace.

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Ductwork
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Phil Laprairie

Reduce Home Cooling Costs This Summer With Step-by-Step InstructionsWith summer around the corner, you may be dreading the inevitable increase in your electric bill. Wouldn't it be nice if there was an easy way to reduce cooling costs?

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Energy Saving Tips
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Phil Laprairie

Increase Your Alberta Home's Energy Efficiency This SpringSpring is here, and cooling season is right around the corner. How do you keep your house comfortable without driving your energy bills up? Talk to your HVAC contractor. With their help, you can take steps to improve your home energy efficiency.

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Energy Saving Tips
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Phil Laprairie

Tankless or Storage? Comparing Water HeatersWhen it comes time to replace your aging or ailing hot water tank, it's important to consider all your options before choosing your new appliance. Begin by narrowing down your choice between a tankless or storage model water heaters with some help from the information listed below. 

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Water Heaters
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Phil Laprairie

Is It Time to Upgrade Your Home for Greater Efficiency?If you're like most homeowners in the Calgary area, you're probably always on the lookout for ways to reduce your living expenses. As you likely know, one of the most effective ways to curb costs is to make energy improvements in your home.

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Energy Efficiency
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