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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HVAC and plumbing links in your home may not be obvious — until something goes wrong, that is. The process of cooling, heating, and dehumidifying a home includes condensing water vapor from the air in substantial amounts. All that water has to be drained away, so fully functional HVAC and plumbing links are critical.

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A furnace is a necessity for keeping your home comfortable during the colder parts of the year — or just on cold mornings. Furnaces are an expensive but needed part of every home, and knowing when to replace your furnace and what to look for in a new one is very important.

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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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Heard any cooling misconceptions lately? With the summer heat upon us, certain myths about air conditioning always stage a comeback. Most don’t stand up to the actual facts, however. Keeping a house comfortable in hot summer weather is a more complex process than many folks realize. Many common cooling misconceptions inhibit indoor comfort and increase wear and tear on AC components.

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Keeping your home cool during warmer times of the year is an important part of your home’s overall comfort. However, a common issue is that your home may take too long to cool, or it seems like the AC never shuts off. If your home is taking too long to cool off, the following tips can speed up the cooling process.

How to Reduce Your Home's Cooling Time

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When you're planning a furnace replacement, there are a few furnace vent replacement options which are important to consider to limit your family's risk of carbon monoxide (CO) exposure.

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Keeping your home comfortable relies on clear airflow throughout your home’s AC system. Various issues can cause reduced airflow, and depending on the cause and severity of the problem, solutions can vary.

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Air Conditioning
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Damien McCusker

Keeping your home cool during warmer times of the year is an important part of your home’s overall comfort. However, a common issue is that your home may take too long to cool, or it seems like the AC never shuts off. If your home is taking too long to cool off, the following tips can speed up the cooling process.

How to Reduce Your Home's Cooling Time

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Modern technology has made home management easier and more accessible, and this extends to temperature control. Smart thermostats are learning devices that internalize your family’s habits and adjust the temperature in your home based on daily activities and needs.

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Your home’s AC unit is key to keeping your home comfortable, and regular maintenance helps keep it working as it should. An aspect of HVAC upkeep to not overlook is your home’s landscaping, as an external unit can be affected by the environment you place it in. Here are four landscaping tips to keep your AC unit running at its best.

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