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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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Lower Energy Bills: A Nice Gift to Yourself This SeasonWith winter and the holidays here, you're probably looking for ways to save money, including with lower energy bills. You're in luck since most households have a huge potential for greater efficiency when it comes to heating and other energy draws. Try some of the following energy-saving tips this holiday season:

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There are two basic types of consumers in the world: 1) Those who buy products by instinct or some other arbitrary reason; and 2) Those who carefully research a product before buying.

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It seems like everywhere you turn these days you hear about some new "smart" technology. Now, even HVAC systems have entered the realm of smart operation. Following is a rundown on what you can expect if you're upgrading to a smart HVAC system.

What a Smart HVAC System Can Do

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Many people have the wrong idea about ceiling fans.

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Purchasing new appliances for your home gives you the opportunity to install the most energy-efficient equipment possible. Products with high efficiency can save you significant amounts of money over time through lower monthly operating costs. As you look, check for the Canadian EnerGuide label.

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The Most Energy-Efficient WindowsThe windows in your home can be a source of significant air leaks and energy loss. They can also be one of your best defenses against the waste of air and energy and the increases in monthly costs they cause. Here are some points to consider when selecting energy-efficient windows for residential applications.

Window Material

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Energy Star Logo: Get HVAC Products That Are More Energy EfficientEver since its inception in 1992, the Energy Star logo has helped consumers quickly identify products that offer better energy efficiency.

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Look for These Central A/C Features When Buying a New SystemChoosing a new cooling system for your home may be one of the more complex processes you go through, which is why it's important to look for certain central A/C features when you begin shopping. Paying attention to the following basics of central cooling system selection promotes energy efficiency and comfort. 

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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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