Heating, Cooling & Insulation
arcadeltInsulating an existing enclosed bullnose verandah
If the ceiling is lined, and you can remove the lining and there is a space, you can install batts. If there is no ceiling, then it's a bit more difficult, because you…
stucutzInterpretation of Energy Conservation in Buildings
Are you suggesting along the lines of http://www.condorkinetic.com.au/pdf/Sel ... lling2.pdf
BelsHydronic Heating - Which Brand to Choose?
1, Yes you can get a combi boiler and use the second loop for domestic hot water. I do this at home. 2, From my experience, I'd say you still need panels upstairs though…
AussiegirlAnyone remember Braemar wood fired hot water?
I don't know what the cost of importing these or if they comply with Australian regulations but this manufacturer in India has some very interesting wood fired hot water…
alexp79insulation and heating advice please new build NSW
They claim they can work even with just 40 degrees
arcadeltWhat size Ducted Heating System? Two completely quotes
See if you can get your system zoned so that you are only heating areas that need it when they need it - air heats up very quickly, so those areas not on most of the time…
CatfaceDucted Split System / Electronic heating and cooling costs
That Does helps. Thanks Bels
burnertoastyDucted reverse cycle heating/cooling + smart thermostat
JokerDucted AC & separate Gas Heating. Worthwhile having both?
Got ducted actron add on air con and ducted 6 star gas heating, works efficiently, also solar, gas hot water, and micro inverter panel solar panels, use heating 3 times…
BelsHow much emphasis should you put into your R Value?
It depends on whether your ceiling space is insulated or ventilated. On a stinking hot day the heat in a ceiling would permeate into the ducts resulting in the system…
olgasturluTurboheat - Ducted Heating for Wood Fires
We will be building our new home hopefully later this year. It will be on 2 acres in the Ballarat Region and we are looking at our heating options. There is no natural gas…
allatonceFireplace Installation/masonry construction - tradie needed
Hello, I'm looking to put an inbuilt fireplace into a new home build. This is a wood burning fire, with ducting to 3 rooms. We masonry will need to be build around the…
JokerDucted aircon after handover? Single story house
Generally you get considerably lower prices with down lights by doing after handover, and many do air con heating after as saving 10% and getting a better system are both…
azideWest facing wall with an elevated neighbour
Thanks heaps for your reply. Regarding privacy, I did check the windows and they are not exactly in line of sight so all is good but I will still check when their frame is up.
ajayshekarActron Air-Thoughts/Reviews from People who already have it
Renman, just saw your post. Yes, I have selected to upgrade to esp+ ultima. Haven't started the build yet. So can't say how the system is.
BelsCooling/heating with Whole house fans / home Economisers
No not exactly. The thread I'm thinking of had a link to a ventilator system installed in your ceiling space that popped out through a couple of removed tiles. I can't…