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A Whole-House Humidification System Offers Benefits Portable Units Don’t

Feb 01, 2012

Dry winter air can be problematic. It can cause sinus and respiratory problems; it can also damage wood products in your home, like floors. Both whole-house and portable systems will send moisture into the air, and help to remedy dry air conditions. Adding moisture to the air can also help you with energy savings, because moist air feels warmer than dry air, so you can lower your thermostat



Evaluating Your Home’s Air Leaks? Call In An HVAC Professional If You Find These Problems

Jan 27, 2012 by Arpi's Industries Limited

Increasing your home’s energy efficiency by sealing its air leaks is an effective method to control heating costs, but leaks can sometimes lead to big problems. If you find air leak problems, you should call an HVAC professional.



Lower Your Budget Requirements With These Energy-Saving Tips

Jan 25, 2012 by Arpi's Industries Limited

Are you in need of some effective energy-saving tips? To stay comfortable through a Southern Alberta winter, with its harsh winds and frigid temperatures, homeowners have to use their heating systems a lot. And while higher energy bills are a reality for homeowners in our region, you can control heating costs, at least to some degree, by incorporating the energy-saving measures below throughout your home.



You Might Need An HVAC Contractor If You Have These Problems

Jan 11, 2012 by Arpi's Industries Limited

Most of the time, your home will sail through the seasons without as much as a hiccup. It’s helpful to know, however, when a situation requires an HVAC contractor and who to call. If you see evidence of any of the problems below, you should call an expert as soon as possible:



Before You Replace Your Furnace, Get Familiar With Furnace Efficiency Ratings

Dec 05, 2011 by Arpi's Industries Limited

There are several reasons a homeowner may decide to replace a furnace. If utility bills are high or the furnace requires major repairs, upgrading to a new furnace will provide relief. This scenario also gives you some time to evaluate your choices. If your furnace suddenly breaks down during winter, you’ll have less time to make a decision; however, in either scenario, it is important to consider furnace efficiency ratings.


Upgrading Your Air Conditioner? HVAC Lingo You Should Know

Aug 18, 2011 by Arpi's Industries Limited

In areas such as Calgary, Alberta, it is very important for homeowners to have dependable heating and air conditioning systems. If your system is not performing to your satisfaction, you might be considering an upgrade. Before you commit to an HVAC upgrade, though, you should become familiar with some key terms used for such projects.


Understanding Permits

Jun 23, 2011 by Level One Construction

As a homeowner, you are not legally permitted to perform your own renovation work, with the exception of the electrical, but it is strongly recommended amateurs not do this as disastrous results can occur.