About Damien

Damien McCusker, Manager of Arpi's residential service division, has been working in the HVAC industry for 18 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 sharing his passion for soccer with his kids and enjoys watching them at soccer practice and games.

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Damien McCusker

The HVAC industry is one that’s always developing new and impressive technology to keep your home at its most comfortable. There are numerous innovations currently being developed all over the world. Everything from alternative energy sources, new design ideas, and improvements to automaton are all being worked on and released into the marketplace.

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Thermostats
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How to Know if it’s Time for a Boiler UpgradeBoilers are well-known for their durability and longevity, but they can’t last forever. Eventually, you’ll find yourself shopping around for a newer and more energy-efficient replacement.

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Boilers
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In Calgary's cold, snowy winters, a reliable boiler plays a critical role in your comfort. By learning the signs of a struggling boiler, you'll know when to contact a technician for boiler repair before the system breaks down. Here are some red flags to note:

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Boilers
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When the weather starts to cool down at the beginning of fall it’s usually a welcome change. However, that cool weather is a sign that it’s going to be downright cold pretty soon. When it does get cold, you’ll need your boiler to be functioning the right way to keep your house warm.

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High Efficiency Furnace? Make Sure Your Home Is Up to the MarkWhen you make the choice to install high efficiency equipment in your home you will not only be saving money on your utility bill but you will also boost your home's overall value. It’s a win-win situation.

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Furnaces
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Duct cleaning isn’t the silver bullet of HVAC maintenance and indoor air quality that some service providers might have you believe. However, there are some key benefits to getting your ducts professionally cleaned. 

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Duct Cleaning
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Frozen pipes are one of the most common plumbing issues that occur during the colder parts of the year. Frozen pipes are not only an inconvenience, they can also be a large repair project in worst-case scenarios. The following five frozen-pipe-prevention tips help keep your pipes safe from the cold.

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Plumbing
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Damien McCusker

Christmas is coming! What do you want this year? Maybe you should ask Santa for a new HVAC system. It's a slightly taller order than, say, a pair of socks, but it's no less important a gift. Here are five reasons you should put a new HVAC on your Christmas list this year.

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HVAC
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Over time, household dust, pollen and other debris can accumulate in your Calgary home's ductwork, potentially lowering the efficiency of your HVAC system and reducing your indoor air quality.

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Duct Cleaning
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Water coming into your residence from the mainline is supposed to only flow in one direction. Backflow occurs when the pressure in the main water line changes, which can cause your wastewater to flow back into the mainline.

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Plumbing

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