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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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When you’re considering buying a new home, it’s important to make sure you find out as much as possible about its HVAC system. The condition of HVAC equipment and other factors can have a significant impact on how comfortable the home feels year-round and how much you pay for utility bills.

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More than ever, there are HVAC systems and add-ons that help optimize indoor comfort and indoor air quality (IAQ). However, if you are shopping for an air cleaner, an air purifier or upgrading your media filter, it can quickly get confusing with all the products available. Read on to learn what you need to know about air filter science for your IAQ upgrade.

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Climate change is a major concern across the globe. It's important to save energy and reduce your carbon footprint any way you can. One of the biggest consumers of energy in your home is your HVAC system. Here are some ways to save energy and cultivate a more environmentally friendly HVAC system without sacrificing home comfort.

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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 vapour from the air in substantial amounts. All that water has to be drained away, so fully functional HVAC and plumbing links are critical. If proper drainage doesn’t happen, water damage and other issues like mold growth may result.

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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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