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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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All About UV Lights and Indoor Air QualityWith all the microorganisms floating around, it may sometimes be difficult to achieve good indoor air quality, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible. If used properly, UV lights can provide you with relief from some pollutants.

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Sizing Ducts Is An Important Step In Overall System PerformanceWhen building a new home, it’s important to include sizing ducts in the process of installing the heating and cooling system. If your contractor neglects to include it in the process, failing to have that one calculation performed will cost you.

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Duct Cleaning Can Help--In These 5 ScenariosForced-air heating and cooling equipment are particularly prone to dirt buildup, because the force of the air circulating throughout your home will pick up dust and pollutants and spread them through your equipment—and that includes the ductwork.

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Duct Sealing Optimizes Energy Efficiency: Follow These 3 StepsDuct sealing, one of the more cost-effective energy improvements homeowners can make, helps to control energy losses, which in turn increases your energy savings throughout every month of the year.

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The design of your home’s ductwork counts for a great deal in terms of comfort and energy savings. In fact, its efficiency will essentially dictate how comfortable you are in your home, and how much energy you can save over the years. Without proper ductwork design, no matter how efficiently your heating and cooling equipment operates, you’ll be less than satisfied with the results.

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Evaluate Duct Return Capabilities To Ensure ComfortIn part, the efficiency of your furnace (and central A/C) system is predicated on your home’s ductwork system, the delivery mechanism that sends heated (and cooled) air throughout your home.

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During a cold Calgary winter, homeowners need to balance the need for ventilation with high energy costs, and using a heat recovery ventilator (HRV) can help ensure both.

A heat recovery ventilator is essentially a home-air management system. It uses existing ductwork to distribute fresh incoming air, while exhausting old stale air. You can also install an HRV if your home doesn’t have existing ductwork by using newly installed direct ductwork.

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Duct Efficiency Contributes To Overall Energy SavingsOne component that can significantly impact duct efficiency is insulation.

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Most of the time, your home will sail through the seasons without as much as a hiccup. It’s helpful to know, however, when a situation requires an HVAC contractor and who to call. If you see evidence of any of the problems below, you should call an expert as soon as possible:

Attic problems

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Over the years, as your HVAC system delivers conditioned air into your home, it’s inevitable that dust and other debris build up in the ductwork, the pipes that are the conduit for air transfer. It’s important to have duct cleaning done, because the ducts that send air to your home should be as clean as the systems that generate it.

Experts generally agree that duct cleaning can be beneficial if you have:

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