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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Insulation is something people often associate with winter and rightly so. It helps keep your house warmer during the cold weather. So can you imagine the effect it will have in the summer? It will make your home feel like a sauna, right? Nothing could be further from the truth.

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Fall has arrived here in Calgary, and we all know winter will be here soon, bringing snow, ice and high heating bills. High heating costs aren’t inevitable, however, and there are many simple ways to save energy and money during the colder months. Here are a few tips for winterizing your Calgary home:

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How Efficient Should Your Calgary Furnace Be?Efficiency is arguably the most important aspect of a heating system. While in general you want to have a fairly efficient furnace, how efficient is enough?

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Heat Loss: Live Without It in Your Calgary HomeKeeping your home comfortable through a cold Alberta winter is no easy task for your furnace, and unnecessary heat loss makes its job even harder.

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Your Energy-Efficient Home: Treating It as a Whole, Rather Than a Series of PartsFor people in Calgary, making sure that you have the most energy-efficient home that you can is important. It saves you money in the long run on your utility bills, and on maintenance costs. The various systems that are used to make your house as energy efficient as possible are all connected in some way.

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3 Ways To Get Maximum Efficiency From Your Heating And Cooling EquipmentAn energy-efficient furnace or air conditioner will keep your home comfortable during the appropriate season and will save money while conserving fuel and electricity. Here are some suggestions to help you get the maximum efficiency from your heating and cooling equipment.

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One of the easiest ways to reduce your energy bills is to start taking notice of how much hot water you and your family use. Because water heating comes in second only to the costs to heat and cool your home, you’ll notice a sizable gain in energy savings when you look for ways to cut hot water usage.

Here are five easy tips to start getting better results from your water heater:

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If you notice water leaks stemming from your attic, the source could be due to attic ventilation, attic moisture or ice dams. Ice dams in particular can cause significant damage, and with varying winter temperatures, ice dams become more and more likely to occur. Luckily, they also are easily avoidable. As a homeowner, you should know what signs to look for to gauge your home’s susceptibility to ice dams, and what you can do avoid them.

What are ice dams?

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With Calgary’s frigid winter weather, energy efficiency measures are a priority. It’s essential for homeowners to seal up their homes, increase insulation and use an energy-efficient heating system. That same cold weather, however, can also mean that your plumbing system is more susceptible to freezing pipes. You can avoid the inconvenience and costly damage caused by frozen pipes by following these precautionary measures:

Effective insulation

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Insulation For Calgary Homes: Where To Use It And What Type To UseYour Calgary home requires enough insulation to keep the heat that your furnace produces inside — so that you and your family stay comfortable throughout the winter — and to offset high energy bills.

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