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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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Fan On or Auto? Learn Which Setting Is Best for Your ThermostatHave you ever wondered which thermostat fan setting is best: "on" or "auto"?

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Top Factors Affecting Home ComfortWhen you consider the factors that affect home comfort, temperature will probably come to mind first. There are other key elements that influence the comfort level in a home, though, such as humidity and indoor air quality.

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Why You Shouuld Consider a Variable-Speed Air Handler for Your A/C UpgradeIf you're planning to upgrade the A/C in your Calgary home, a variable-speed air handler is worth considering to help you maximize the benefits of this major investment. The air handler is the cooling system component that's responsible for sending conditioned air throughout the home.

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Can Problems in My Ductwork Contribute to Poor Indoor Air Quality?Indoor air quality plays an essential role in the home system. Whether good or poor, indoor air quality impacts energy efficiency, comfort and the healthfulness of the home environment.

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Tips for Reducing Humidity in Your Calgary HomeDespite Calgary's relatively dry climate, your indoor humidity can still rise to an unhealthy level due to a variety of factors. Reducing humidity in your home improves your indoor air quality and comfort level while also protecting your home from damage. There are a number of ways to get relief from high humidity. 

Control Moisture and Improve Your Airflow

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How Does Air Balancing Play Into the Performance of Your HVAC System?When air balancing is correct, your HVAC ductwork distributes the appropriate volume of cooled or heated air to each room according to its size and returns an equal amount back to the A/C or furnace.

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Keep Harmful VOCs Out of Your Home With These TipsVolatile organic compounds (VOCs) are the gases created by products made from chemicals. Depending on your sensitivity, they can harm your health. As some man-made products age, they emit gases that cause reactions ranging from mild to serious.

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Home Ventilation: An Energy-Efficient Way to Cool Down Your Home This SummerStaying cool and comfortable in Calgary's hot continental summers doesn't have to be expensive. With the right home ventilation, you can stay cool while also improving your indoor air quality.

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Improve Indoor Air Quality by Removing Household DustIt sometimes seems as if controlling dust in the home is a losing proposition. The minute you clean it up, it's back again. And it's not only unsightly, but it's also harmful to our lungs and respiratory tracts, exacerbating allergies, asthma and other issues.

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Why Should You Keep Your Home's Air Ducts Clean?A home’s air ducts are important for the health and safety of a home, but they're often overlooked since they lie hidden beneath flooring or behind walls. However, dirty ductwork can cause problems for residents, as well as the heating and cooling system.

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