Heating, Cooling & Insulation
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…
Insulating 7 Start + new house
Insulation products will only get you so far. The two key things are internal thermal mass and air leakage which will govern how effective your insulation is.
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…
Glassceramics is the best variant. Also you can use tempered glass. But there is a risk -glass can burst.
As for copper, you can use any finishing materials with the…
Probably if you go to the website of the manfacturer/distributor you will find a manual to tell you what you want.
I have an Arrow heater with 3 speed fan and the…
And metro Melbourne doesn't get down cold enough that we have issues with pipes bursting after a freeze over.
Sometimes it's better to take some advice with a grain of salt.
Jul 04, 2018 10:08 pm
We had a Brivis Contour L66 to 8 points installed post handover for $5,100 earlier this month. We used Dale Air who are based in Dingley. We gave them our floor plan…
Jun 29, 2018 1:31 pm
Evaporative cooling vs Split system
The electric elements were used in the discharge air stream when the system cycled into defrost to defrost the coil so as to not blow cold air into the conditioned space…
Confusion on quotes
If you want real zoning, you would need to have an intake in each of your zones and therefore you would have to use split system instead of ducted HVAC. You can mini-split…
From what i was told, you'll have issues getting anything post R2.5 in through the man-hole, i upgraded mine from R2.5 to R4.1 and had a thermofoil blanket installed with…
Jun 06, 2018 8:12 pm
Buy a mini split
Yeah I will get in contact with them. Ducted qoutes were in the order of 11 to 15k depending on size, brand, number of vents, zoning, etc for anyone interested.
May 27, 2018 8:41 am
The Brivis Networker Wall Control
Hi the controller won’t switch from cooling to heating? I’ve tried the reset functions just can’t get the mode key to work? Any suggestions would be appreciated
May 20, 2018 7:46 pm
Variotherm Wall Heating/Cooling
Looks like hydronic type pf heating there are various types out there easy enough to install provided youknow what you are doing but it is hard to get the parts togheter…
One or two may recall an earlier thread of mine, , on designing your own home. Been in 3 months now and everything is working well.
Part of the reason for going 2 storey…
Closing out Air Vents
Yes but as you modifyyour environment you also have to think how i will affect you.
Nothis is for ever
Daikin’s and type air conditioning systems offer superior performance, energy-efficiency, and comfort in stylish solutions conforming to all interior spaces and…
Installing Fans and putting Split AC
Iit’s definitely cheaper to use just your ceiling fan versus your mini split air conditioner. But we know that utilizing only a ceiling fan would still make it…
ACTRON AIR, ULTRA AIR and WISDOM HOMES
I have had nil correspondence from your maintenance team on this issue since I put it up on this forum. If you have have any, please forward them to me please.…
Temp control for wine room
What you require is borderline outside the envelop what a split system for air conditioning is designed for. You may be better off using a dedicated wine cellar cooler…
We work in metric here in Australia mate... not everyone is going to be able to convert on the cuff.
Wow you troll up a thread from 4 years ago, I'm sure the OP has has…
May 02, 2018 10:06 pm
ACTRON Air-conditioning Upgrade
I have a similar variation (priced in Nov-17) at $4125 (includes GST). The variation includes wifi interface as well.
The saving is not only due to number of controllable…
Passive shading NW Facing glass doors
Thanks. ill look at as many options as i can - plenty of time before next summer - will see how it goes through winter first to get a feel of winter light and warmth from…
Apr 17, 2018 10:28 pm
Storage water heater vs instant
Instant water heater is the better option if you are rarely going to use hot water otherwise, Storage water heater is better.
Energy Recovery Systems
8.5K quote I think you should pay a market survey searching for quotation from different providers. I would recommend you comparing the quotes then making a decision would…
Mar 19, 2018 11:23 pm
Heating Ducting routing through alfresco
It doesn't really make that much of a difference as your duct work is insulated anyways. If it bothers you that much just get the alfresco ceiling insulated and same with garage.
Mar 16, 2018 10:30 pm
anticon vs polyair unicell
Being around the same price per m2 which product would be best for keeping heat out
of an unlined colorbond walls and roof shed under construction.Noise not being a factor.?
Airflow in the Tropics
Changing the spark plugs isn't going to solve the problem of a flat tyre
If getting the heat out is the primary objective then that's what you do.
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