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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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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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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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5 Things to Include on Your Fall HVAC Maintenance ListThorough fall HVAC maintenance is one of the most effective ways to ensure your system will run reliably and efficiently throughout the harsh Calgary winter. Don't miss these five important steps you can do yourself.

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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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Possible Causes for When Your Air Filter Gets WetAs you perform the normal monthly maintenance on your HVAC system, you shouldn't be surprised by the accumulation of leaves you have to sweep from around the unit outdoors, nor the dust caught in the air filter.

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Simple Ways to Conserve Energy While On Vacation This SummerAs you prepare for your vacation, you'll probably make a list of things to pack and errands to run before you go. Another helpful checklist you might want to create outlines household tasks you should complete before you leave. You'll want to change the sheets, wash the dishes and take out the trash to ensure that you come home to a comfortable environment.

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