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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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Now that the weather is warming up all over the country, many of you are probably planning to hit the road or take to the skies on vacation. Before you head out, though, here are some HVAC vacation tips that you should utilize to help you save energy and utility costs while you're gone.

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Fall HVAC Maintenance Checklist for CalgariansIn our part of the world, fall can come early, necessitating turning on the heating system before we normally do.

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Schedule an Annual Checkup

An HVAC technician should be called to your home for an annual checkup of your equipment at least once per year. This will keep the system running smoothly and prolong its operational lifespan. If you haven't done so this year, now's the time to get it done.

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Winter is flying by and spring is just around the corner, so before long, it will be time to switch over from heating to cooling your Calgary home. Before spring arrives, you should create an end of winter maintenance checklist for your HVAC system that includes these tasks:

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How it Pays to Invest in Preventive MaintenanceWhen you turn on your HVAC system, you expect it to work efficiently and safely to heat or cool your home. Unfortunately, that isn't always the case -- especially when preventive maintenance is pushed back or has slipped your mind.

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HVAC systems are a big investment for most homeowners. If you want to make sure you get many years of comfort back as a return on your investment, it's important to follow a proper HVAC maintenance timeline.

In the Beginning: Buying Your HVAC System

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Want to Save Money During Cooler Weather? Follow these TipsThe cold weather is coming back to Alberta, and you'll be surprised to hear about the ways you can save money by stressing energy efficiency at home. Try some of the following and you could see significant energy and money savings this winter.

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Learn the Basics and Benefits of an HVAC Maintenance AgreementCalgary residents can experience some unpredictable weather with Chinook winds responsible for as much as 20 or 30 degree shifts over just a few hours. Even during the summer, evening temperatures can become uncomfortably chilly. These unpredictable changes in temperature make keeping your HVAC system running smoothly important all year.

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Deciding Whether to Repair or Replace Your HVAC SystemIf you've been struggling to keep your furnace or air conditioner working through another season, you are probably also wondering whether it's worth it to fix the equipment again or if it's time to replace it. Consider the following factors when you're making the decision to repair or replace your HVAC system.

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Don’t Make These HVAC Mistakes If You’re a First-Time Home BuyerAs a first-time home buyer, you’ve got a lot of decisions to make. Some are short-term choices you can easily rethink in the future. Other matters, like the condition of the existing HVAC system, raise issues you might be forced to live with for some time.

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