Heating, Cooling & Insulation
azideWest facing wall with an elevated neighbourWest facing wall with an elevated neighbour
Thanks heaps for your reply. Regarding privacy, I did check the windows and they are not exactly in line of sight so all is good but I will still check when their frame is up.
ajayshekarActron Air-Thoughts/Reviews from People who already have itActron Air-Thoughts/Reviews from People who already have it
Renman, just saw your post. Yes, I have selected to upgrade to esp+ ultima. Haven't started the build yet. So can't say how the system is.
BelsCooling/heating with Whole house fans / home EconomisersCooling/heating with Whole house fans / home Economisers
No not exactly. The thread I'm thinking of had a link to a ventilator system installed in your ceiling space that popped out through a couple of removed tiles. I can't…
GravyHow much emphasis should you put into your R Value?How much emphasis should you put into your R Value?
I can't quite remember what we had in the walls (R2.8 maybe? I do remember them saying there was a limit due to the cavity size) but I know it's R6.0 in the roof. I have…
pawelpabichLooking for details of how ducted air conditioning worksLooking for details of how ducted air conditioning works
That would be great. I will PM you.
Georgina3677Evaporative cooling or split system?Evaporative cooling or split system?
The big plus for evaporative air conditioning for me is that it gives a complete change of home air about every two minutes so if cooking cabbage or other nasty smelling…
ChristoshizzHydronic Heating - Which Brand to Choose?Hydronic Heating - Which Brand to Choose?
Hoping to restart this thread. Interesting speaking to various installers the different opinions you get. It seems to be there are 2 camps (Bosch resellers vs the rest).…
buildingonupCleaning a Freestanding Fireplace Cleaning a Freestanding Fireplace
You've probably worked this out by now but we used to clean the inside glass with wet newspaper dipped in the ash of the fire and it comes up perfect!! Sounds odd but it works
DanielSmith1add on air conditioner to ducted heating?add on air conditioner to ducted heating?
According to me get the evaporative system as it cools fresh outside air and distribute it via ducting in your roof space throughout your home. Also it is the healthiest…
mrsmackEvaporative cooling and roller blind not allowing air flowEvaporative cooling and roller blind not allowing air flow
Hi all, How do people deal with roller blinds and evaporative cooling? We had new blinds installed which are fantastic, however now they just get warped and 'suck' in to…
TashPaulUgly hot water unit replacement options?Ugly hot water unit replacement options?
22 December 2016
Cheapest way would be to enclose it somehow, like a slatted fence with a gate opening. I can't post a link to pics for some reason but just google 'enclose hot water…
BelsRoof Insulation: Cellulose Fibre or Glasswool BattsRoof Insulation: Cellulose Fibre or Glasswool Batts
7 December 2016
You couldn't lift every 2nd or 3rd roof sheet to lay batts down? End of the day blow-in insulation is better than no insulation though any trades having to work in the…
kapishAcoustic insulation vs thermal insulationAcoustic insulation vs thermal insulation
24 November 2016
my home windows is insulated with the .i buyed it from soundbarrierfence. really great product!!!!!.now i lives in peaceful environment without any outer disturbance.the…
pawelpabichIs AC vent in kitchen a good/bad idea?Is AC vent in kitchen a good/bad idea?
20 November 2016
Hi @Bels, We will have a rangehood and it will vent out. Your reasoning makes sense to me and I will remove AC vent from the kitchen so in this way I will have 3 AC…
Stewie DHow to check if insulation/soundproofing is installedHow to check if insulation/soundproofing is installed
10 November 2016
Those cheaper cameras as with anything will give you a limited result - you get what you pay for etc. BE's camera cost him US$20k. Here is the thread where he shows some…
NewbiebuilderWhat insulation to make warm floor cooler?What insulation to make warm floor cooler?
4 November 2016
Many people pay good money to have underfloor heating, I have a circulation problem in my legs and feet and living with a warm floor gives me very strong pains and…
DanielSmith1Is this the most Energy Efficient Air Conditioner?Is this the most Energy Efficient Air Conditioner?
2 November 2016
If you are looking for energy efficient air conditioner do look for the features such as sleep settings, filter alerts, remote controls, energy-saving options, timers and…