Heating, Cooling & Insulation
Jun 21, 2018 12:34 pm
Evaporative cooling vs Split system
Great strides have been made in heat pump technology (of which reverse cycle air conditioning is a type) over recent years. Many highly energy efficient (Passive Haus)…
Help me Brainstrust: Ecobee4 Compatability
Me too, but most of my stuff is from Europe or the UK, with the exception of locks. The trouble is there is some stuff that is just no available at all, and all we can…
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…
Just wondering Solar panel for water heating provided by Metricon is enough? Also is it worth getting solar electric panels fro Metricon OR can it be done easily after…
Jun 10, 2018 9:47 pm
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
Mitsubishi heat pump wifi issues
Daikin Comfort Control App
It can happen to anyone. You forgot to change the temperature of your or air conditioner before leaving the house, or you will be delayed…
Daikin’s and type air conditioning systems offer superior performance, energy-efficiency, and comfort in stylish solutions conforming to all interior spaces and…
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
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
Radius for AC gas piping
Not sure if safety trays are mandatory by plumbing regs but it's generally seen as good practise to install them so that if your main unit drain was to ever block up,…
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.
You might want to try
100kg air conditioner on Colorbond roof?
Sorry for the late reply, been flat out in the heat. I can't seem to work out how to host pics now that photobucket has gone corporate. See link to mine. It's been up…
Heating for LPG
LPG is the most expensive form of heating I have come across.
Some years ago we rented a house with LPG heating. After one winter we went to the landlord and offered to…
Sisalation required on new build
Better to have it, especially for northern and western walls where reflective insulation will be most effective.
In addition to reflective insulation, sisalation also…
Do I need ceiling/wall vents?
When I was building a house, I have asked the builder to provision for a cavity for a gas fireplace. Do not know if because of that, but builder created 2 ceiling…