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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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Signs Your Ductwork Is Showing Its AgeDuctwork is one of the most important parts of your home heating and cooling system. Eventually, all ductwork will begin to show its age.  Your ducts should be inspected frequently in order to determine whether they need maintenance or replacement.

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Weighing Replacing Your Furnace? Questions That Will Help You DecideSome decisions are inexpensive and simple: brown or black shoes today? Some are expensive and complex: Should I replace my Calgary-area home’s furnace?

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Furnaces
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Choosing Your HVAC Contractor: Beware of These Bad SignsWhen you're shopping for an HVAC contractor, you don't want to base your decision on price alone. Look for a well-established company that employs qualified, well-trained technicians and sells quality systems.

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The Ductwork in Your Home: If It Leaks, You've Got a Couple of ProblemsIt's so easy to ignore the ductwork in your home since it's out of sight, but if you develop ductwork leaks, the problems it manifests can be serious. Leaks form at any time in ducts, although older homes tend to have more problems than newer ones. Adhesive can dry out, caulk can shrink naturally.

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Your Energy-Efficient Home: Treating It as a Whole, Rather Than a Series of PartsFor people in Calgary, making sure that you have the most energy-efficient home that you can is important. It saves you money in the long run on your utility bills, and on maintenance costs. The various systems that are used to make your house as energy efficient as possible are all connected in some way.

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Energy Efficiency
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Shutting a Room to Save Energy Is a Smart Idea--True or False?As you ready your home for the long heating season ahead, you may be considering shutting a room to save energy. While this seems like a prudent way to cut heating bills, in reality, it’s likely to end up costing you more in repair costs and your health than any energy savings you realize.

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Energy Efficiency
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What to Expect During Your Fall Furnace Maintenance CallIt’s getting colder in Calgary, and if you haven’t already turned on your furnace, it won’t be long before it’ll be keeping you warm 24/7. Either way, now is the time to schedule your annual furnace maintenance call, which will benefit you in several key ways:

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Your A/C's Higher SEER Won't Do You Much Good if It's Not Reaching ItChoosing an air conditioner with a high energy efficiency rating is the first step in lowering your electric bill during hot weather, but an A / C & #8217;s higher SEER depends on more factors than just the equipment.

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Air Conditioning
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Using an HRV to Deliver Fresh Air While Recouping EnergyOpening windows and drapes to bring fresh air and sunshine into the home is certainly a delight when the weather is right.

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