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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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Given the length of the Calgary winter, smart heating makes sense to cut energy costs and improve indoor comfort. Thermostats form the core of smart systems because they control when your HVAC system runs, and in some cases, where it runs.

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If some spaces in your home always seem too chilly in the winter, it's smart to look for ways to heat cold rooms before the season settles in. You can start by troubleshooting some basic heating system issues that adversely affect comfort:

·       Check the room's heating registers. Make sure that each one is fully open and that the grilles aren't obstructed by long drapes, furniture or other items.

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Face It — Your Heating System Needs an UpgradeNo matter how cutting edge your furnace was when you purchased and installed it, over time furnaces wear out and technology changes. Eventually you will come to the point where it makes more sense for you to replace the furnace in your Alberta or Calgary home than it does to repair it. Knowing when it's time to upgrade will help you make the best choices for your home.

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All About BTUs for Your HVAC SystemAs you make your home as energy efficient as possible for the heating season, you'll need to be somewhat familiar with some terms. One such term is the abbreviation BTU, which is crucial to the performance and efficiency of your heating system.

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Garage Heaters: Prepare Now for Cooler Weather in the Coming MonthsGarage heaters extend the use of your garage throughout the winter season, keeping you comfortable while your work on projects during the colder months. Selecting the best heater depends on how you use the garage, its physical characteristics and fuel availability. Let's take a look at some of these factors.

Size and Space

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Simple Maintenance Tips for Your Home Heating BoilerIt's never too late in the heating season to maintain your home heating boiler. Even though most maintenance tasks need to be performed by an HVAC professional, undertaking some of these projects yourself will keep your boiler in good running condition in between visits. 

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Tips To Upgrade Your Heating SystemIf you’re set to upgrade your heating system, it’s important to enlist an expert for advice when selecting your system, as well as when having it sized and installed.

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Home Heating Systems Converge To Enhance EfficiencyKnowing how your home heating systems converge to enhance efficiency can go a long way towards improving the overall efficiency of your home and reducing your energy bills in the process, which is of primary importance for the majority of Calgary homeowners. Most heating systems have three primary components: the thermostat, the furnace, and the ductwork.

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