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.

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Phil Laprairie

Give Your A/C a Break With These Home Cooling RecommendationsReducing the amount of home cooling you need saves energy, lowers your electric bills and increases the life of your air conditioner. The first approach is to reduce heat gain indoors and the second is to keep your cooling equipment operating efficiently. These tips may help you shave your air conditioning costs this summer:

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Air Conditioning
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Phil Laprairie

The heating season is one of the best times for evaluating home safety because more fires occur during the winter than any other time of year. Your home is also tightly closed, concentrating gases and chemical fumes. This checklist can help you organize your project, making sure you cover all the basics.

Fire

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Home Safety
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Phil Laprairie

boost your home's performance calgary albertaYou’ve probably heard a lot about energy-efficient HVAC equipment, appliances and other devices. These types of appliances and equipment are just part of a whole-home approach to energy efficiency.

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Energy Efficiency
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Phil Laprairie

If you notice water leaks stemming from your attic, the source could be due to attic ventilation, attic moisture or ice dams. Ice dams in particular can cause significant damage, and with varying winter temperatures, ice dams become more and more likely to occur. Luckily, they also are easily avoidable. As a homeowner, you should know what signs to look for to gauge your home’s susceptibility to ice dams, and what you can do avoid them.

What are ice dams?

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Insulation
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Phil Laprairie

With Calgary’s frigid winter weather, energy efficiency measures are a priority. It’s essential for homeowners to seal up their homes, increase insulation and use an energy-efficient heating system. That same cold weather, however, can also mean that your plumbing system is more susceptible to freezing pipes. You can avoid the inconvenience and costly damage caused by frozen pipes by following these precautionary measures:

Effective insulation

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Energy Efficiency
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