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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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By the time Father's Day rolls around, the weather has usually warmed enough to remind your dad that keeping cool is important in this climate. These gift ideas might help you find something he will appreciate throughout the summer and winter, too.

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All HVAC systems use thermostats to control their operation. While some use complicated electronics, chips and programming, they all work off the principle of thermal change. A bimetal thermostat uses a thin strip of brass bolted to an equally thin strip of iron. A gas-bellows thermostat operates on the same principle as a bimetal unit, but gas reacts more quickly to temperature changes.

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Taking HVAC functionality to the next level, the Lennox iComfort s30 

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Thermostats
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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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The cost of energy for your home is continually getting more expensive. You can find ways to conserve, but even so, necessities like heating and cooling drive your bills through the roof.

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Energy Efficiency
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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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With spring in Calgary comes thoughts of getting your house back in order and ready for summer fun. As you make your spring cleaning checklist, make sure that your HVAC system is on there. Here are some spring HVAC checklist items you will want to have on your list as you prepare your home for the coming warmer months.

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It's not unusual to experience problems with a home's cooling system in the spring when it hasn't been used for a few months. Here are three common spring HVAC problems that you might encounter this year and what you can do to get them solved quickly:

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This year throughout most of Canada, Daylight Saving Time begins at 2 a.m. on the second Sunday in March - March 11, to be exact. This means most Canadians will "spring forward" on that day, turning their clocks ahead one hour.

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Does your HVAC system do its job to heat and cool your home comfortably and efficiently? How is your indoor air quality (IAQ) and the humidity levels? Maintaining optimal home comfort, efficiency and IAQ is a tall order for any HVAC system, which actually can't be accomplished with a furnace and A/C alone. Read on to learn which HVAC add-on systems are ideal for your Calgary home.

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