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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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IAQ - Indoor Air Quality

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Springtime Allergies? Get ReadyThe same beautiful flowers and blooming shrubs and trees that give some people a great feeling about springtime give many others a miserable feeling that comes from the allergens released into the air. Allergens include any of the things that trigger all those nasty symptoms like runny noses, red eyes and sore throats.

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Air Cleaners: Are They Really Effective?As the name indicates, air cleaners or purifiers improve air quality by filtering pollutants, such as dust, pet dander and mold spores. Homeowners have many choices, depending on budget and what type of pollutants they want removed from their homes. 

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The Efficient Little Air Purifier in Your Calgary Home: a Houseplant?In the 1980s, NASA planned to expand the space program with moon bases, and they were faced with the task of finding an efficient air purifier. In the course of their research, they made some surprising discoveries about plants.

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Four Attributes to Look for in the Ventilation System for Your Calgary HomeWith a greater focus on the environment and homeowners looking to save money, there has been a major push toward building houses tighter and more efficiently. However, this solution has created a new problem: the requirement to circulate fresh air into homes that are tightly sealed.

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When Shopping for an Air Cleaner, Look for Labeling With This InformationAir cleaners are essential for some households with indoor air quality problems. There are a number on the market, and shopping for the right one for your home can be confusing.

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Fall Allergies? Dispense With These Intruders by Improved FiltrationIn Western Canada, the only thing worse than knowing that summer is on it’s way out is knowing that fall is on it’s way in.

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arpis 10.24.13Everyone wants to have clean air in their homes but without proper testing it’s hard to know what pollutants might be circulating through your house. Three of the most common indoor air pollutants are carbon monoxide, radon and mildew and mold.

Fortunately there are ways to test for each pollutant listed above.

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10.02.13Natural convection will circulate air slowly, but isn’t enough alone if you want good, consistent air circulation to all parts of your house. A mechanical ventilation system is a combination of fans and ducts that provide good airflow year round.

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Why UV Lights Are a Bright IdeaImproving your home’s air quality shouldn’t be an afterthought, but rather a priority. If you’re trying to develop a good strategy, including UV lights in that strategy will help ensure success. Let’s take a look at how these high-intensity lights can help clean your home’s air.

Attacking microorganisms where it hurts

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