About Damien

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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Duct cleaning isn’t the silver bullet of HVAC maintenance and indoor air quality that some service providers might have you believe. However, there are some key benefits to getting your ducts professionally cleaned. 

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Christmas is coming! What do you want this year? Maybe you should ask Santa for a new HVAC system. It's a slightly taller order than, say, a pair of socks, but it's no less important a gift. Here are five reasons you should put a new HVAC on your Christmas list this year.

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Over time, household dust, pollen and other debris can accumulate in your Calgary home's ductwork, potentially lowering the efficiency of your HVAC system and reducing your indoor air quality.

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Spring weather is on its way in our region, and by next month we should be enjoying more of it, with fresh breezes and sweet-smelling air. At least we hope wherever you are, the air is clean and smells good. If not, maybe it's time to think about how you can help make it better by boosting air quality awareness.

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Barbecuing and How it Affects Indoor Air QualityGrilling is all the rage these days. Homeowners nationwide have awakened to the myriad possibilities of cooking on a grill, while enjoying the convenience of keeping the cooking odors and heat outdoors. But grilling has some hazards, whether you use charcoal or propane. Fires, burns and explosions do happen with grilling. But so does poisoning from carbon monoxide given off by the charcoal or propane.

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If you’ve ever wondered about the true health of your indoor air quality, an Air Advice Monitor can remove the uncertainty.

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Many homeowners are not aware of the basic way their HVAC system works. Among the various common mistakes homeowners make when running their HVAC systems is creating a pressure imbalance by closing interior doors while the system is running.

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As long as there are pollutants in the air outside, some of them will end up in the air inside your home. Dust, pollen, mold, and other particulates travel unseen through your doors and windows, reducing your indoor air quality. The following list describes some of the more common ways these air pollutants can get inside and what you can do to reduce their presence.

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With summer behind us, it's not a bad time to consider having professional HVAC technicians clean the air ducts in your home's central, forced-air cooling and heating system. After several months of nearly consecutive heating and then cooling, your home's ductwork may have accumulated a variety of contaminants, left behind as conditioned and spent air moves through your home's supply and return ducts, respectively.

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