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voz
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Ducted aircon through builderDucted aircon through builder

Hi All, I'm contemplating on whether to include Ducted AC in my package with Eden Brae Homes or not. They have quoted $11,614 for Single Storey house (22 sq) - 12.4KW, 2…

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voz
Mar 27, 2017 11:25 pm
voz
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Ducted aircon after handover? Single story houseDucted aircon after handover? Single story house

Hi Jessica, I'm contemplating on whether to include Ducted AC in my package with Eden Brae Homes or not. They have quoted $11,614. Just wanted to check how did your…

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voz
Mar 27, 2017 11:16 pm
dolphinblu
26 March
Josh's house/ CSR houseJosh's house/ CSR house

I have been a couple of times. I have taken small groups to have a look on Sustainable House Day (Sept). Feedback is always positive. I think CSR House if a great…

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dolphinblu
Mar 26, 2017 5:24 pm
faykis
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26 March
Compensating for bad aspects on small blockCompensating for bad aspects on small block

Hi mykro we are in the same situation. Im wondering would you be able to post your first plan and the one you redesigned?

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faykis
Mar 26, 2017 7:01 am
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azide
22 March
West 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.

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azide
Mar 22, 2017 9:02 pm
ajayshekar
22 March
Actron Air-Thoughts/Reviews from People who already have itActron Air-Thoughts/Reviews from People who already have it
1, 2, 3

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.

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ajayshekar
Mar 22, 2017 8:17 am
Gravy
18 March
Actron Ducted Air ConditioningActron Ducted Air Conditioning

Have heard nothing but praise from Actron systems which is why we're putting one in the new build we're about to start.

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Gravy
Mar 18, 2017 12:32 pm
Bels
10 March
Cooling/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…

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Bels
Mar 10, 2017 9:01 pm
GLO
9 March
Daikin outside air systemDaikin outside air system

Great thread, I am thinking (possibly overthinking) about this topic for a 2 storey home! 1. Extraction of hot air, using the AC return Duct (a.k.a Home Economiser) 2.…

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GLO
Mar 09, 2017 10:54 pm
Gravy
9 March
How 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…

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Gravy
Mar 09, 2017 12:23 am
SJ_house13
7 March
Bonaire Navigator - zoningBonaire Navigator - zoning

Hi everyone, I'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction. We had a Bonaire Navigator installed when we built our house and it's supposed to have two separate…

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SJ_house13
Mar 07, 2017 1:23 pm
Bels
5 March
Heating a 7 star houseHeating a 7 star house

For a seven star house , you'd need some very unique authentic that berber families in the high atlas mountains of Morocco during the cold winter use to warm up their…

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Bels
Mar 05, 2017 10:41 pm
GLO
5 March
Fans: Haiku or Aeratron?Fans: Haiku or Aeratron?

Hi, Has anyone gone down the path of selecting either of these brands of fans for a home. Keen to hear your thoughts and experience if you ended up with either of the…

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GLO
Mar 05, 2017 7:53 pm
philbert83
5 March
Reverse Cycle AC and solarReverse Cycle AC and solar

Hi all I'm also toying with this idea, although my current position is that it probably doesn't quite work out. Given now the export rate for solar is a paltry 7c/kWh you…

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philbert83
Mar 05, 2017 5:19 pm
Chunny
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20 February
Old Brivis MK1 ducted heating unitOld Brivis MK1 ducted heating unit

Hello All, Does anyone have any info on this heating system. I'm in a rented place and the heating is working fine but the ducting is very confusing. There are 5 ducts…

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Chunny
Feb 20, 2017 12:36 pm
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goody59
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13 February
How to cool down garageHow to cool down garage

It has a brush type seal top and sides and a bottom of door rubber seal too. Thanks for the input.

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goody59
Feb 13, 2017 8:55 am
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cat_dunc
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12 February
Daikin 20kW Premium InverterDaikin 20kW Premium Inverter

Oh yes the Actron sales person did say that. Thank you for reminding me!

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cat_dunc
Feb 12, 2017 11:20 pm
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Georgina3677
9 February
Evaporative 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…

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Georgina3677
Feb 09, 2017 3:25 pm
Christoshizz
8 February
Hydronic Heating - Which Brand to Choose?Hydronic Heating - Which Brand to Choose?
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

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).…

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Christoshizz
Feb 08, 2017 8:55 pm
waxinggibbous
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8 February
Roofing inulation.Roofing inulation.

For my roofing renovation I am planning to go with cedar roofs. I don't have much idea about the cooling or insulation benefits of different kinds of roofing. My husband…

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waxinggibbous
Feb 08, 2017 9:00 am
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rsanand
7 February
Old House - Attic Insulation - Asbestos?Old House - Attic Insulation - Asbestos?

Did you test it , it is very likely to be natural matter, I don't think its Asbestos. Asbestos is harmful if you inhale.

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rsanand
Feb 07, 2017 9:51 pm
planeguy
7 February
Roof - insulated panels noiseRoof - insulated panels noise

Considering going roof insulated panels for a new build such as ritek, trideck etc... We are having trouble finding info on noise properties of the systems. Firstly,…

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planeguy
Feb 07, 2017 3:59 pm

This one, no filter. The heating/cooling tech that came out after handover said if a filter mediun was added, the restriction would be too much. If I wanted it filtered,…

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goody59
Feb 05, 2017 12:52 pm
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Hillsbuilds
5 February
NNW facing windows no eavesNNW facing windows no eaves

Thank you ddarroch, that's one tick to the list of solved problems!

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Hillsbuilds
Feb 05, 2017 7:47 am
buildingonup
20 January
Cleaning 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 :)

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buildingonup
Jan 20, 2017 9:47 pm
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Wendylovespets
Jan 14, 2017 3:13 pm
DanielSmith1
10 January
add on air conditioner to ducted heating?add on air conditioner to ducted heating?
1, 2

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…

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DanielSmith1
Jan 10, 2017 7:46 pm
mrsmack
7 January
Evaporative 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…

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mrsmack
Jan 07, 2017 8:06 am
DanielSmith1
5 January
air conditioner sizingair conditioner sizing

While choosing an air conditioner for your home look for some of these features — sleep settings, filter alerts, remote controls, energy-saving options, timers and noise…

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DanielSmith1
Jan 05, 2017 8:34 pm
AussieMark
30 December 2016
Refrigerated air con quoteRefrigerated air con quote

Hard to say whether that is good or not as you do not provide what kW rating the unit is. Have you received any other quotes for comparison. Last thing you want is a…

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AussieMark
Dec 30, 2016 9:28 pm
smnb
25 December 2016
Low emissions fireplace wood heaterLow emissions fireplace wood heater

We are struggling to find a good inbuilt fireplace / wood heater with low emissions and good reviews.<br /> We need max 0.9g/kg emissions <br /><br />at the moment we are…

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smnb
Dec 25, 2016 9:34 am
TashPaul
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22 December 2016
Ugly hot water unit replacement options?Ugly hot water unit replacement options?

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…

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TashPaul
Dec 22, 2016 7:57 am
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Ethan Lewis
20 December 2016
Solar hot water recommendation. Solar hot water recommendation.
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I would recommend "Same Day Hot Water Service", who sells online of all brands and guaranteed cheapest pricing and deliver across Australia.

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Ethan Lewis
Dec 20, 2016 7:48 pm
1960sModernistHome
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7 December 2016
Recirculating Hot Water ServiceRecirculating Hot Water Service

Yeah builders often don't really know what they're talking about with electrical/mechanical stuff and don't like departing from their usual setup.

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1960sModernistHome
Dec 07, 2016 7:08 am
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Bels
7 December 2016
Roof Insulation: Cellulose Fibre or Glasswool BattsRoof Insulation: Cellulose Fibre or Glasswool Batts

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…

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Bels
Dec 07, 2016 12:00 am
logiteche
1 December 2016
Roller Shutter Colour CombinationRoller Shutter Colour Combination

Hi, We are about to order roller shutters for our upstairs windows (14 in total) and would value opinions. In order of importance, we're investing in the shutters to 1.…

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logiteche
Dec 01, 2016 12:59 pm
DanielSmith1
30 November 2016
Help with Amp switches for Air conditionersHelp with Amp switches for Air conditioners

We can try it for better results. It can help out to have the best cooling product at your home.

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DanielSmith1
Nov 30, 2016 1:30 am
DanielSmith1
30 November 2016
Ducted air or 3 split airDucted air or 3 split air

Ducted air conditioning: the system is concealed, usually within the roof space. Cool air travels through a system of ducts concealed within the roof and walls, into each…

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DanielSmith1
Nov 30, 2016 12:23 am
Bels
27 November 2016
EarthwoolEarthwool

Either he's ignorant or just plain shady as he's aware it is and just doesn't want to do anything different or use something he probably doesn't use frequently. They're…

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Bels
Nov 27, 2016 3:21 am
kapish
24 November 2016
Acoustic insulation vs thermal insulationAcoustic insulation vs thermal insulation
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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…

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kapish
Nov 24, 2016 7:01 pm
Oliver1989G
23 November 2016
Gyprock bulgingGyprock bulging

The only Insuallation you should be using is from CSR Bradford 2.5 or 3.0 ceiling batts / wall batts 4.0 + is ideal for accoustic reasoning but more expensive but highly…

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Oliver1989G
Nov 23, 2016 2:40 pm
pawelpabich
20 November 2016
Is AC vent in kitchen a good/bad idea?Is AC vent in kitchen a good/bad idea?

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…

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pawelpabich
Nov 20, 2016 11:57 pm
bashworth
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15 November 2016
Zoned evap coolingZoned evap cooling

Just shut the windows in the rooms you want to exclude and leave them open in the ones you want to cool.

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bashworth
Nov 15, 2016 3:48 pm
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Stewie D
10 November 2016
How to check if insulation/soundproofing is installedHow to check if insulation/soundproofing is installed

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…

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Stewie D
Nov 10, 2016 12:26 pm
DanielSmith1
4 November 2016
Air conditioner selectionAir conditioner selection

My newly build home is 3 BHK. I am planning of using split system. Is this would be a good idea?

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DanielSmith1
Nov 04, 2016 6:28 pm
Newbiebuilder
4 November 2016
What insulation to make warm floor cooler?What insulation to make warm floor cooler?

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…

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Newbiebuilder
Nov 04, 2016 4:00 am
DanielSmith1
2 November 2016
Is this the most Energy Efficient Air Conditioner?Is this the most Energy Efficient Air Conditioner?

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…

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DanielSmith1
Nov 02, 2016 11:52 pm
Dicko
2 November 2016
Zoned evap coolingZoned evap cooling

does anyone know roughly how much it would cost to buy and install an evap cooling system that has the abiility to zone areas (maybe around 3/4 different zones) in a 4…

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Dicko
Nov 02, 2016 3:32 pm



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