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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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Planning a Furnace Installation? 2 Points to Consider FirstBefore you run out and get a new furnace installation, make sure you take a couple basic factors into consideration. Doing so may just save you some money in the long run.

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Energy Star Tips That Can Guide Your SavingsWith worries about high energy costs and no end to the cold weather in sight, many Calgary homeowners are concerned about energy efficiency in their homes.

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Electricity Use and Your HVAC System: Change Some Practices and SaveYou have tried to be responsible with your electricity use and your HVAC system. You change the filters regularly, turn lights off when you leave rooms and follow the rules when it comes to temperature settings. However, what if some of the rules you learned are not correct?

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Canada Promotes Energy Star: How Calgary Homeowners Can BenefitTo help Canadians identify energy - efficient homes, the Energy Star for New Homes(ESNH) Standard is now available to new home buyers across Canada.Previously available only in Ontario and Saskatchewan, the ESNH Standard became national as of December 1, 2012.Developed in cooperation with home building professionals, key industry stakeholder

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energy savings myths calgary albertaEnergy-savings myths are shared far too often as truths. The result is that many people have misconceptions about accurate ways to save energy and lower energy bills at home. Check out the following energy-savings myths and learn the falsehoods behind them.

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energy star calgary albertaEnergy efficiency is a key factor in the purchase of new or replacement HVAC equipment. A new air conditioner or furnace can be a significant investment, but a model with high efficiency can allow you to recoup the cost of the equipment through the savings it provides on monthly energy bills.

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It’s fairly easy to assess the electricity consumption of your home using a smart meter, but what can you do to find out exactly how much electricity your air conditioning and furnace consume? Calculating heating degree days (HDD) and cooling degree days (CDD) shows the fuel consumption of each piece of equipment to determine efficiency performance. Once you know that, you can better evaluate how much energy savings you’ll recoup from upgrading.

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Wondering how you can increase the efficiency of your air conditioning system this summer without sacrificing comfort? Ceiling fans do just that.

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Smart consumers know that the repair-or-replace question is best asked before a system breaks down. Imagine trying to make an informed decision about replacing your heating system in the middle of an Alberta winter. You can use clues about your current HVAC systems to take the time to comparison shop and get the best system possible – before there are problems.

Energy Star recommends that consumers consider replacing heating systems after 15 years. That’s because newer systems are more energy efficient, making energy bills lower and your home more comfortable.

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When considering what to do with an old or ailing heating system, the best choice may be to replace it with one of the new high-efficiency furnaces. Now is the time, as there are still incentives and rebates available to homeowners.

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