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EpicDNA
EpicDNA
20 September

Actron or Daikin? Can’t decide.

Actron or Daikin? Can’t decide.

Haven't installed it yet but reason for Actron: - price wise it wasn't much more - get better and real zone control each room with temperature sensors - runs much more…

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EpicDNA
Sep 20, 2021 8:43 pm
EpicDNA
bsmit89
bsmit89
15 September

Boutique Homes Heating and Cooling

Boutique Homes Heating and Cooling

Hello All, Currently in the negotiating stage pre PWC signing. Thinking of opting out of any heating and cooling options provided by Boutique and sourcing them externally…

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bsmit89
Sep 15, 2021 8:03 pm
qwertydrive
qwertydrive
4 September

Round plastic diffusers clicking/popping noise

Round plastic diffusers clicking/popping noise

I have this issue as well from these Round Diffusers i purchased from metalflex, Maybe it is the actual Grill itself causing the problem. Will have to try and swap one out…

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qwertydrive
Sep 04, 2021 6:15 pm

Hi, A few weeks ago I had R3 polyester underfloor insulation installed. I then had cause to climb under the house (checking pipes) and there was a lot more gaps in the…

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smumm
Sep 04, 2021 2:02 pm
Spazzen
Spazzen
2 September

Air Conditioning Options

Air Conditioning Options

Before buying an air conditioner, you must take into calculation several factors.

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Spazzen
Sep 02, 2021 4:44 pm

I would like to replace the evap cooling vents as they are discolouring and dirty. But I'm finding it difficult to detach the ceiling vent cover. It's one of the 4 way…

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basKT_case
Sep 02, 2021 4:10 pm
Paul O
Paul O
27 August

Roof / Ceiling Insulation - raked ceilings - metal sheeting

Roof / Ceiling Insulation - raked ceilings - metal sheeting

was also thinking after doing some more research- the Kingspan AirCell InsulBreak over the top of the battens (I need to take the roof sheets off anyway to do the job…

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Paul O
Aug 27, 2021 1:15 pm

Hollow bricks fine to use for double RBV?

Hollow bricks fine to use for double RBV?

Yeah, I think the next step for me is working out how much sun I'll be expecting on certain windows and picking the option to suit, be it low-e, double glazing or both…

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ihavenoideawhatimdoing
Aug 27, 2021 2:08 am
Leona33
Leona33
21 August

Daikin 18kw Ducted Aircon

Daikin 18kw Ducted Aircon

Have you checked your basix report/nathers for the cooling and heating load? That will help if you got the correct size of aircon

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Leona33
Aug 21, 2021 12:16 am
Leona33
Leona33
19 August

RBV with Summit? Double Glazing? (Perth)

RBV with Summit? Double Glazing? (Perth)

Consult an energy consultant to help you the modelling on the most cost effective ways of achieving energ efficiency before you finalise your plan to your builder. There…

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Leona33
Aug 19, 2021 4:39 pm
zillah
zillah
14 August

Daikin WiFi adpter can't access it from outside home

Daikin WiFi adpter can't access it from outside home

Thx Muhammed I will try other phone and see how it goes Then I will call Daikin Regards

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zillah
Aug 14, 2021 9:34 pm
Mikes005
Mikes005
11 August

Floor insulation panels - can I connect a split panel?

Floor insulation panels - can I connect a split panel?

Hey, all I'm building a garden studio and have come to order the insulation panels for the floor. I'm going to use PIR panels. These panels come in lengths of 2.4m, The…

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Mikes005
Aug 11, 2021 10:21 am
Mikes005
basKT_case
basKT_case
9 August

2 heating vents in enclosed room

2 heating vents in enclosed room

Currently my living room is open to the hallway with no doorway. It also has two heating vents in the room. I intend to close off the room with a wall and door to…

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basKT_case
Aug 09, 2021 11:06 am
Ali Akber
Ali Akber
2 August

Rinnai Ducted Reverse Cycle AC Reviews

Rinnai Ducted Reverse Cycle AC Reviews

Hi mate, How did you go with your AC system. My builder is also suggesting me to go with Rinnai 16.7Kw.

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Ali Akber
Aug 02, 2021 11:07 am

Hi all, Need advise on heating and cooling options for our home we are currently renovating. We'll have new R6 insulation in…

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jbat
Jul 17, 2021 11:22 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
15 July

Retrofitting insulatiuon to single brick

Retrofitting insulatiuon to single brick

Glass and frames are very thermally leaky, so you might consider supplementary glazing. Depending on your window type, you can get good success.

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arcadelt
Jul 15, 2021 8:44 pm

Acoustic insulation- sound proofing help

Acoustic insulation- sound proofing help

Hello, I’ve posted about this before but have installed some fixes since. Issue: fibro cottage right on a very, very busy major road Traffic noise is very bad through…

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Basilbrush 123
Jul 12, 2021 9:18 pm
BOHUNTER
BOHUNTER
11 July

Anyone remember Braemar wood fired hot water?

Anyone remember Braemar wood fired hot water?

I'm looking for a diagram of the Braemar fuel stove water heater tank hook up diagram if anyone has one please .

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BOHUNTER
Jul 11, 2021 12:48 pm
DCM
DCM
26 June

Shed Insulation.

Shed Insulation.

I'm in the process of roofing ( corrugated iron ) my shed. I want to put the silver sheeted insulation on first but notice there is a lot of different sorts? Which one…

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DCM
Jun 26, 2021 3:22 pm
CTony
CTony
9 June

New build insulation

New build insulation

The minimum recommended is R4.1 for the ceilings. You could also put anticon. I suggest you put batts in your external walls as well. It will save you a lot on energy…

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CTony
Jun 09, 2021 7:22 pm

How to restart Brivis Wall Control with FN Key

How to restart Brivis Wall Control with FN Key

I too had a blank screen with 8 dots. None of the suggestions to restart in the manual worked. I went outside, turned off the 240 V switch briefly that powers the heating…

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lordluskin
Jun 03, 2021 11:29 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
2 June

Updating frequency of water heating on 'the Darlic'

Updating frequency of water heating on 'the Darlic'

If your hot water heater is using concessional rate power, then I think it is wired that way and the electricity company dictates the off-peak times during the early…

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arcadelt
Jun 02, 2021 8:52 pm

Comfortplus glazed glass. Which windows do I glaze?

Comfortplus glazed glass. Which windows do I glaze?

Thank you for the advice and help. Iv asked to add on the other two windows facing west. I’m also looking into which trees we can plant along that side of the house. Thanks!

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Courtney22
May 28, 2021 4:19 pm
Benm
Benm
26 May

Underfloor insulation

Underfloor insulation

Hi Berek, Thanks for getting back to me. I have just had an update from the manufacture who has suggested running the batts perpendicular so will go for this. Cheers

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Benm
May 26, 2021 8:47 pm
zillah
zillah
23 May

Ducted Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Filter Cleaning

Ducted Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Filter Cleaning

Hi All I was following the video below to clean my ducted Mitsubishi Heavy Industries filter https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uan1tIXDhm4 As the wall control panel…

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zillah
May 23, 2021 9:25 pm
Benm
Benm
18 May

Floor insulation - thermal bridge

Floor insulation - thermal bridge

Hi there, thank you for your reply. I am going to use the method in the reply below. I am just thinking of possibly adding a second layer of board rather than bats to…

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Benm
May 18, 2021 5:30 am
QAB
QAB
13 May

Wood Heater, what do you think?

Wood Heater, what do you think?
1, 2

I agree 100% Woodfire stoves should be ban in Australia if we were to be clean and also for our health's sake. People that…

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QAB
May 13, 2021 3:50 pm

Actron Platinum Plus zones not working when heating

Actron Platinum Plus zones not working when heating

We have an Actron Platinum Plus AC installed in our 10-month old house. We have 6 zones. When we use it for heating, heat comes out from all zones even though we only…

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John0322
May 04, 2021 9:30 am

We have an old house and doing some renovations these days. I just want to know if the below attached unit can be moved to a different place in the house? It was inside a…

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MMaddy
Apr 26, 2021 10:45 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
24 April

Should I replace my solar HWS with a heat pump?

Should I replace my solar HWS with a heat pump?

I would imagine no matter what the source, it still takes time for hot water to flow through long pipe runs to distant taps, showers and baths.

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arcadelt
Apr 24, 2021 12:28 pm
Althom
Althom
17 April

Add insulation to exterior wall without complete stripping

Add insulation to exterior wall without complete stripping

Not sure if these guys have a branch in Melbourne but this may be something worth looking at

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Althom
Apr 17, 2021 2:05 pm
Althom
Berek
Berek
12 April

Hydronic heating - slab insulation

Hydronic heating - slab insulation

Buy European made heaters. Neighbour has had hydronic for 4 years and only worked for 2 of those intermittently. Nobody knew how to fix it except the importer (came from a…

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Berek
Apr 12, 2021 7:41 pm
Josh22
Josh22
9 April

Hydronic heating - carpet?

Hydronic heating - carpet?

Thanks - have gotten into contact with them :)

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Josh22
Apr 09, 2021 10:05 am
rosemarybr
rosemarybr
6 April

Heating Consultant

Heating Consultant

Is there such a thing as a heating consultant? My recently updated ducted heating does not work in every room and its to do with space under the floorboards, I suspect.…

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rosemarybr
Apr 06, 2021 7:03 pm
natolmi
natolmi
30 March

Downlight Transformer Location

Downlight Transformer Location

They definitely have a driver/transformer. They were recommended by my sparky mate as a decent entry level LED downlight. I didn't mention to him that I wanted to roll out…

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natolmi
Mar 30, 2021 11:58 am
Monto
Monto
29 March

Old Brivis ducted heater seems dead...advice needed.

Old Brivis ducted heater seems dead...advice needed.

I have a similar problem and am looking for a competent repair person to fix it. Last guy just wanted to replace unit. I live in Melbourne. Are you able to direct me to…

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Monto
Mar 29, 2021 3:18 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
27 March

Underfloor Slab Hydronic Heating Builders Help?

Underfloor Slab Hydronic Heating Builders Help?

Why do you want hydronic heating? We have it ourselves, but it has limitations, so I'm just starting the discussion to ensure that you know exactly what you are asking…

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arcadelt
Mar 27, 2021 8:42 pm
Josh22
Josh22
26 March

Deleted

Deleted

Hi everyone - Ive spent countless hours obsessing over hydronic heating - and I’m getting nowhere. So many websites, so many people pushing products it’s hard to know…

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Josh22
Mar 26, 2021 7:51 pm
Noname
Noname
24 March

Actron - Static Pressure Adjustment

Actron - Static Pressure Adjustment

I was just thinking about having this recorded in your post as teh solution to a problem you posted about. Its searchable so if someone (with the same controller as you)…

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Noname
Mar 24, 2021 9:44 am

Hi everyone, this is my first post. I've recently purchased a home where the prior owners have had some sub-standard work done in the past. The pipework in the photos is…

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sgaites
Mar 21, 2021 1:23 pm
twotwopig
twotwopig
17 March

Server Room Cooling

Server Room Cooling

Install a small split system Heat pump?

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twotwopig
Mar 17, 2021 9:38 am
Berek
Berek
14 March

High Humidity

High Humidity

I’ve watched a couple of builders channels on YouTube. English and American about humidity. It can get very technical. What would be introducing humid air once it is…

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Berek
Mar 14, 2021 6:13 pm

Ceramic window tinting??

Ceramic window tinting??

Has anyone heard of this? Apparently it's not as dark as regular tinting and this website claims it's great. https://totaltintsolutions.com.au/produ ... ndow-film/

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iknowitsserious
Mar 14, 2021 5:00 pm

Solar Vents for Room Ventilation?

Solar Vents for Room Ventilation?

Hi Moges this can be done no doubt, the problem you’ll find is that it will effect your heating and cooling making your energy prices rise as the air will draw out…

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Goldcoast ventilation
Mar 07, 2021 8:57 am
Noname
Noname
4 March

Ducted system checking temprature for outlet and inlet

Ducted system checking temprature for outlet and inlet

There are way too many variables to this to give a concrete answer. Those variables include: Size of home Insulation efficacy Heat retention in roof cavity Ducting…

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Noname
Mar 04, 2021 11:57 am

Hi all. I know how to help you solve the problem.

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chippy
Mar 02, 2021 9:12 pm
chippy
ECOECO
ECOECO
1 March

New build, Insulation Options

New build, Insulation Options

Have you considered the solar heat gain from your extensive north facing glazing? It can be as high as 1 kW/m2 imagine that pumping…

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ECOECO
Mar 01, 2021 10:13 am
ECOECO
Noname
Noname
23 February

BrivIs buffalo doesn't start

BrivIs buffalo doesn't start

Because often a quick question to a forum like this can save a user hundreds of dollars? If I called a technician every time I had an error code on an appliance, I'd be poor

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Noname
Feb 23, 2021 4:38 pm
Teragram
Teragram
30 January

Has anyone heard of/using Greenheat hydronic system?

Has anyone heard of/using Greenheat hydronic system?

Don't use it!! Maybe I was unlucky but my system started corroding and filled the pipework and filters with black flakes. Hydrotherm flushed it twice and tried to charge…

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Teragram
Jan 30, 2021 11:47 am

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