Heating, Cooling & Insulation
Boiler for radiant floor heat
There are some recommendations. I think calculations are made with -20C.
Really would need to know how cold it will be around your area and how good is the insulation
Going to build close to the bay in Vic. Looking for suggestions on the heating and cooling.
Evap. cooling, does that bring in the outdoor stink indoors ?…
Braemar ducted gas heating
Hello. I woke on an iceberg this morning. The control is flashing reset and the flame 🔥 symbol at the top is off. Turns on sound wise, and flicks off in 10seconds.…
Thanks, any recommended Ducted aircon installers for new build in Brisbane ?
Should we replace these insulation batts?
We purchased a new property a couple months ago and are doing work to replace the damaged roof sarking.
At the moment we’re not sure whether to replace the…
Replacing gas heater with wood heater.
We have an old Vulcan gas heater in the original fireplace of our house which we want to remove and replace with a inbuilt wood heater. We have found a wood heater at…
Brivis ICE cooling
Hi, we are looking at getting the brivis ICE cooling system as an add on to our existing brivis gas heating system. I have read a lot of bad reviews.
Can anyone let me…
Whirly bird or solar roof ventilation
I have a full length ridge vent. I used the type you shingle over. They are near invisible.
I had earlier put in a power gable vent. Ever since I put a new roof on and…
VATA, not a reply as such as i'm not proving advice just adding on to the question.
I'm looking, rather considering Ref. cooling for a 27-28 sq single story house. 4…
I have been quoted Actron Air SRD191C/SRV191E ( single phases) plus :
1- Wifi controller
In west Melbourne area $16500
Is it responsible price ?…
Mar 01, 2019 10:42 pm
Slab Insulation - Edge vs Under slab
Your slab will be on the ground, not at 1 m depth, on the other side. If you get some diurnal variation at the top soil level, you should be good without insulation due to…
Also, the solar ark installed did eave vents pretty cheap so I got a bunch of them installed too.
Noise with Evaporative
Before going ahead with our installation of Evaporative Cooling, (either Breezeair or Brivis) I have been told some brands are noisy. Anyone got feedback on that.
Rendering brick veneer home
Agree with alexp79, you need to start with the weakest link, and for both thermal comfort and sound, dealing with "leaks" can give you the best bang for dollars spent.…
Second hand ducted aircon
We have ducted air in our place but the house is being demolished.
Are we able to reuse the aircon in our new house? Would it be worth it or would it be better buying a…
The Brivis Networker Wall Control
Thankyou! I ended up having the experts come out. Turns out I needed a new motherboard. 🤷🏼♀️ Everything’s running great now that work’s been done.
Fans: Haiku or Aeratron?
I have installed aerotrons in bedrooms 50” and just installed a Haiku 60” in loungeroom
Both are very good and very quiet. I prefer the remote of the aerotrons as…
Brivis networker won’t switch modes
Hi, my Brivis networker (heater/ac controller) won’t switch modes to air conditioning like it should. Heater and fan work fine, I’ve also tried resetting the unit but…
Garage insulation / Air conditioning
Honestly, I never installed the air conditioning system in the garage on my own, and I don’t even consider it to be extremely important, but I understand the importance…
Wall Venting and Insulation
Any help would be much appreciated.
I'm renovating a unit (brick veneer) in Melbourne. The old walls (please see picture) had vents into the cavity and no…
Insulating 7 Start + new house
Thank you algernon and alexp79, very informative response as usual. I shall seek to have separate slabs for alfresco and porch.
Sorry CheeseNWine, for hijacking your tread!
Search for Luxry heating i guess they are one of the best suppliers
Builder wants Bonaire I want Actron
Better go for Daikin, the world's number one air-conditioning company. If you are looking for the most advanced technology and cutting edge quality, this is the way to go.
Thanks Mrs_W ! I am also looking for an installer for the Brivis L66. Looks like you were happy with Dale Air so will have a look into it. Also was your 4 Bedroom house ?…
Intelligent Life Gen III ac system
I wonder if they offer upgrade on the controllers and associated items aka brains of the a/c to the advantage air systems especially they worked out of the same place before.
Ducted heating floor vents (first floor)
We are having ducted cooling in the first storey ceiling and ducted cooling/ heating in the ground floor ceiling, except we are considering to have floor discharge…
Please help. Need advice
Yeah very true. Thank you so much for your input, it’s really helped. I just wanted to hear all this from a neutral and not just the sale pitch from supplier. What I…