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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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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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If you're concerned about a decline in energy efficiency and comfort in your home, neglected duct maintenance may be to blame.

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Each new season brings with it a number of challenges for your home’s HVAC system, but we like to think of these challenges as opportunities to improve your household. For the spring season, it all comes down to HVAC preparation that will ultimately make your equipment more efficient and effective.

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It's always recommended that you schedule maintenance on your HVAC system at least twice a year -- in the spring to ensure your air conditioner works right when warm weather arrives, and in the fall, so that your furnace or other heating system will get you through winter.

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As winter comes to a close, you should be assessing your furnace performance.

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Furnaces
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Does it seem as if your water heater doesn't deliver water as hot as it should be in the winter?

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Water Heaters
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For maximum efficiency and heating performance, as well as long service life, a two pipe system is preferable for the installation of high-efficiency furnaces with AFUE ratings of 90% or more. Standard furnaces draw air for the combustion process into the unit from the interior of the house while utilizing a single pipe to exhaust fumes to the outdoors.

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Furnaces
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Depending on the components involved, moving parts of your home's HVAC system can be a complicated and costly task. Because of the importance and complexity of your heating and cooling system, it's essential that a skilled, certified professional handle any HVAC relocation.

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There's nothing like a lovely, pine-scented, live Christmas tree to get us in the holiday spirit. Unfortunately, these beloved symbols of the yuletide season can compromise our indoor air quality by triggering some pretty nasty allergic reactions once they're inside our homes.

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When the weather gets colder, your heating bills tend to go up thanks to Calgary’s freezing temperatures. If you’re looking to save money on these bills, you might be tempted to block a few HVAC vents in your home that are in areas that you don’t use much. However, there are important reasons to avoid doing that.

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