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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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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How to Use That Programmable Thermostat to Your AdvantageA programmable thermostat is a valuable tool that can cut your energy bills and improve your comfort levels at the same time. Just like any tool, the more you know about operating it, the better the results will be. 

Types of Programmable Thermostats

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Water Heater Problems That May Be Plaguing Your Calgary HomeIf you've been having problems with hot water in your home, it helps to have a working knowledge of common water heater problems. Following are some of the most common issues experienced with storage tank water heaters. First, though, a quick primer on how a traditional tank water heater operates.

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Important Warning Signs Your Gas Furnace Needs RepairSafe, reliable service is what you expect from your gas furnace, but this isn't always what you get when you turn your thermostat up on a cold morning. Here are some important warning signs your gas furnace needs a repair. If you call for expert help as soon as you notice a problem, you can save some money and reduce the amount of time you're without heat.

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Troubleshooting Tips for Your Home's Hot Water Heater Hot water is something we tend to take for granted until we don't have any, or we don't have enough. Once there's a problem, we realize just how important hot water really is. If you're experiencing an issue with your hot water supply, you may have a problem with your hot water heater.

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Get More Out of Your Programmable Thermostat This WinterThere's no denying that a cold Calgary winter is just around the corner. We don't know how brutal it may be this year, but preparing your home now can help keep your family comfortable this winter. Does your home have a programmable thermostat? This simple device offers an easy way to keep your home warm and save money on your heating bills.

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We live in an environmentally conscious world where people are just beginning to become aware of the hidden dangers that may be lurking in our environment and our homes. These things can present dangers for both those who live in the home and the world around us. One of these hazardous materials that is getting more attention these days is mercury.

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Noisy A/C? Could be Something Minor -- or NotA noisy A/C can ruin the peace and quiet in your Calgary home. But, the sound is often scarier than the underlying problem causing it. You can troubleshoot some noises on your own—take a look and see what some of the common noisy A/C problems are:

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What's the Difference Between Single Stage, Two-Stage and Variable Speed Furnaces?If you've decided it's time to replace your older furnace, it's important to investigate the latest heating technology so you can maximize your home comfort and save money.

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Avoid a Boiler Blowout When It's Least ConvenientThe last thing any homeowner needs is for his or her boiler to stop working during the dead of winter. Ensure your heat stays on and your boiler running with these troubleshooting tips.

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