Heating, Cooling & Insulation
Whirly bird or solar roof ventilation
Interesting that there's no answer to this question on here or directly via the suppliers website.
Inlet vent area will be critical to the performance of the fan and yet…
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 11:42 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.
Issues with ducted air conditioning
I bought a new house 2 years back from builder in BRISBANE.It has flat roof and with ducted air conditioning.It is double story house.About 6 months back there is no air…
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.
Aug 19, 2018 10:58 am
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…
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 11:08 pm
Evaporative cooling vs Split system
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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 9:12 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 9:41 am
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…