Heating, Cooling & Insulation
DanielSmith1Best heating & cooling system for a double storey home
24 October 2016
Room air conditioners which match Btu requirements to room size are best because the rooms won't cool efficiently if the Btu rating is too low or too high for the size of…
1960sModernistHomeCeiling fan extension rods
23 October 2016
Generally extension rods come in 300mm(standard), 600mm, 900mm and 1200mm. In your case I would suggest the 600mm so your fans are at 2400 but they will still work fine at 2700.
DanielSmith1heating and cooling system for Melbourne Weather
20 October 2016
Across Australia about 40% of energy is used for heating and cooling. This does not include heating hot water. The amount of energy your household uses will vary depending…
rosewoodneed advice from air conditioning installers
15 October 2016
If your air conditioner is installed accurately then it will give optimum cooling, but if not done properly then it won't give desired cooling effect. Poor installation…
enviroflexinsulateRoof insulation (not ceiling)
13 October 2016
Hello - there are plenty of options available when it comes to ceiling/roof /attic insulation in the form of batts, spray on, loose file or reflective. How did you end up…
DanielSmith1How to choose a split system air conditioner?
5 October 2016
Everyone wants to have a energy-efficient and cost-effective system at his place. Air conditioning products of good brands have more benefits. They are energy efficient…
Beazley77Install ducted reverse cycle during or after building?
4 September 2016
We did ours after handover. Easy. One story build though.
AJWInstall heating/cooling during build or wait and see?
12 August 2016
You will find that with gas price increases that reverse cycle is now becoming pretty much the norm, with running costs equal or lower to gas. Only problem with reverse…
purrfectionWhat goes in first, downlights or roof insulation?
11 August 2016
that's a very helpful doc, AJW. thanks!
turbopsiNeo 1.6 combustion heater burning too quick.
8 July 2016
This website is also great recourse in regards to PE wood heaters. Here's one example that may help you. http://www.hearth.com/talk/threads/paci ... st-2056552
DTRiemerRecommendation to good Air Con installers in Melbourne SE?
24 June 2016
Too bad that you're looking for installers in Melbourne so I can't recommend https://newacunit.com/ located here in Chandler, AZ. They provide amazing installation…
EmeryBBBrivis NC-6 installer parameter access configuration
20 June 2016
Call Brivis, they can run you through the procedures over the phone.
DTRiemerCost of refrigerated cooling and heating
16 June 2016
It may sound a bit expensive but I've seen much pricier refrigerated cooling and heating. My advise is to check out other available models/units near your location to make…
chuminhController replacement for Braemar heating unit
12 June 2016
HI, My new house has 2 Braemar heating units with add-on refrigerated cooling system (model Braemar THx430 for heating and U3521A/U30213A 20kw). They come with the…
BelsMost economical way to use Gas Convector Heater
6 June 2016
Everybody is different and everyone will have a different opinion on economical usage vs. comfort. What you should be asking yourself is, Have you approximated what the…
lenarufusRoof space ventilation - Skillion with raked ceilings
6 June 2016
Just bumping this as I'm interested in any responses
bzerk86Daikin Ducted Inverter - Doesn't Slow Down In Heat Mode
2 June 2016
Okay, I have been fortunate enough to have a Daikin tech on site. Turns out that this particular model of Three phase inverters will only modulate in cooling mode. The…
1960sModernistHomeMulti headed splits. Can you install after build?
2 June 2016
Good to see common sense prevailed... And good advice too by the way. If you want to know about electrical, air con or plumbing stuff it's best to ask a specialist,…
First_Timer_RayGas log fire downstairs - effectiveness?
31 May 2016
Thanks HGMbuild - I found that one yesterday although the price may end up be a bit prohibitive ($12,000 for the unit alone) - I think it would be cheaper to have a ducted…