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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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Damien McCusker

It's always recommended that you schedule maintenance on your HVAC system at least twice a year -- in the spring to ensure your air conditioner works right when warm weather arrives, and in the fall, so that your furnace or other heating system will get you through winter.

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Condensation On My Air Conditioner Unit: Should I Be Worried?If you're like most homeowners, you seldom or never peer into the cabinet that houses the working parts of your air conditioner. But if you were to do so and you encountered excessive condensation, overflowing water or water damage, what should you do?

How Much Is Too Much Condensation?

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Air Conditioning
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Damien McCusker

Air Balancing: Everything Your Should KnowThe comfort a forced-air HVAC system provides depends on efficient air balancing to a large degree. It’s a term that refers the air flows from the blower compartment through the ductwork and into each heated room. Imbalanced airflow can drive up energy costs if household members compensate by changing the thermostat’s settings.

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Boost Air Conditioner EfficiencyThe efficiency of your air conditioner affects how well it cools and how much it costs to keep your home's interior comfortable. Time and wear can combine to reduce the system's efficiency and drive up your cooling bills. Try some or all of the following suggestions to increase air conditioner efficiency this year. If you do, you'll see better system performance and lower energy costs.

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Xeriscaping is a Low-Maintenance Way to Landscape Around Your A/CThe landscaping around your A/C's outdoor condenser makes a difference in how efficiently it runs and one of the best styles to use is xeriscaping. Greek for "dry," a xeriscape combines low-water use plants with masonry or native rock materials to create an enticing landscape with little maintenance and water use.

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