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.

heating and cooling

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Damien McCusker

Whether you need replacement filters for your HVAC system, or you're comparing different types of new heating or cooling equipment, you'll likely encounter unfamiliar acronyms related to various HVAC ratings. To make learning about your options less confusing, here's what some common HVAC ratings really mean:

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HVAC
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Damien McCusker

The heat exchanger plays a critically-important role in the safe operation of your furnace. Essentially, this metal component keeps the combustion fumes produced by the furnace's fuel burner contained so they're safely directed up the system's exhaust flue. If the device fails for any reason, those fumes containing toxic gases including carbon monoxide can escape into the warm air being distributed through your home. Here are some common heat exchanger-related issues that can occur.

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Furnaces
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