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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Energy Efficiency

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Earth Day is a time to reflect on the environment and your impact on it. Making a positive impact on the environment is not as hard as you may think, and simple steps can have a noticeable effect. Your home’s HVAC system can have a negative impact if it’s inefficient and uses more energy than necessary. However, there are many ways to improve your HVAC unit's efficiency and reduce your impact on the environment.

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Variable Speed HVAC for Calgary HomesNumerous advances in technology have helped make HVAC systems more efficient without sacrificing comfort or performance. Variable-speed HVAC systems are one such innovation, providing homes with an efficient yet effective way of maintaining cooling comfort.

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Geothermal systems can give Calgary homeowners a more energy-efficient way to keep their homes warm or cool instead of using a furnace or central air conditioner. However, these systems aren’t necessarily the most suitable choice for everyone. Learn more about this type of system to help you determine if it might be a good option for your home.

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The cost of energy for your home is continually getting more expensive. You can find ways to conserve, but even so, necessities like heating and cooling drive your bills through the roof.

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Smart homes just keep on getting smarter. There appears to be no end to the ways smart technology can be adapted for your convenience, comfort, safety and savings. So let's look at some scenarios where smart technology could be used in your home, with a particular emphasis on smart home savings.

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The weather in Calgary is enough to drive up your heating bills without inefficiencies in your house adding to the problem. With a few simple home improvements, you can reduce your home's heating load to stay cozier and cut your heating expenses.

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Are You Ready for an Unexpected Power Outage?Unexpected power outages can be rough, particularly during the winter. But it's just part of life wherever snow and ice storms occur, as ice-laden power lines break and electricity blinks off when there's too much demand. There's no reason an inconvenience needs to become a life or death situation, however -- that is, if you're prepared.

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Getting Rid of Residential Energy VampiresIt’s good to practice habits that save money and preserve resources, but any energy vampires in your home could undermine your efforts. These are the electronics, appliances and devices that continue to use electricity even when they’re shut off, or those with clocks or timers.

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There are two basic types of consumers in the world: 1) Those who buy products by instinct or some other arbitrary reason; and 2) Those who carefully research a product before buying.

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