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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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How to Prepare Your Air Conditioner for FallOnce the outdoor temperature starts to drop and there's no need for home cooling, it's time to get your air conditioner ready for fall weather. Here's how to protect your costly outdoor component from the coming cold, ice, and snow so it stays in tip-top shape over the winter.

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Look for These Central A/C Features When Buying a New SystemChoosing a new cooling system for your home may be one of the more complex processes you go through, which is why it's important to look for certain central A/C features when you begin shopping. Paying attention to the following basics of central cooling system selection promotes energy efficiency and comfort. 

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3 Common A/C Condensate Drain Problems to AvoidThe condensate drainage system is an essential component of an A/C unit. As warm airflow is pulled through the cold evaporator coil, water vapor condenses on the coil, producing a lot of water. The water drips into a condensate pan, flows through a drain tube and trap, and exits the cooling system via a floor drain.

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When It’s Time for an A/C Replacement, Think Lifetime Costs A/C replacement is often a necessity when existing equipment unexpectedly fails or needs a major repair. If you're purchasing a new air conditioner under these circumstances, you may be tempted to simply pick the least expensive model just to minimize your inconvenience.

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An A/C That's Blowing Hot Air Is Trying to Tell You SomethingOne of the main issues that homeowners face with their central air conditioners is a failure to deliver cool air. It's obviously a major failing if a device can't perform the main function it's designed to do.

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5 Troubleshooting Tips for a Misbehaving Air ConditionerSummers may be short in Calgary, but once things start to heat up, a fully functioning cooling system is your best friend.

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Tips for Maintaining Your Home’s Air ConditionerAs the weather warms and the summer rains roll in, Calgary homeowners should plan for their annual air conditioner maintenance. While that once-a-year inspection plays a key role in keeping your A/C functioning at its best, you can maintain your system throughout the cooling season yourself. Just pay attention to the following things:

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Repair or Replace? How to Decide What's Best for Your HVAC SystemDeciding to repair or replace an HVAC system requires careful consideration of the age of your unit, the problems it's currently experiencing and whether or not further problems may occur down the road. To that end, you'll want to ask yourself the following questions as you decide whether to repair or replace your HVAC system:

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