Heating, Cooling & Insulation
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…
grinderHow much emphasis should you put into your R Value?
Now I installed R6 gold battens on the roof it makes a difference about 6 degrees in Autunm now I have to remove the plaster and do walls not sure of the r value but it…
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…
gaweleczekLooking for details of how ducted air conditioning works
That would be great. I will PM you.
Georgina3677Evaporative cooling or split system?
The big plus for evaporative air conditioning for me is that it gives a complete change of home air about every two minutes so if cooking cabbage or other nasty smelling…
ChristoshizzHydronic Heating - Which Brand to Choose?
Hoping to restart this thread. Interesting speaking to various installers the different opinions you get. It seems to be there are 2 camps (Bosch resellers vs the rest).…
buildingonupCleaning a Freestanding Fireplace
You've probably worked this out by now but we used to clean the inside glass with wet newspaper dipped in the ash of the fire and it comes up perfect!! Sounds odd but it works
DanielSmith1add on air conditioner to ducted heating?
According to me get the evaporative system as it cools fresh outside air and distribute it via ducting in your roof space throughout your home. Also it is the healthiest…
mrsmackEvaporative cooling and roller blind not allowing air flow
Hi all, How do people deal with roller blinds and evaporative cooling? We had new blinds installed which are fantastic, however now they just get warped and 'suck' in to…
TashPaulUgly hot water unit replacement options?
22 December 2016
Cheapest way would be to enclose it somehow, like a slatted fence with a gate opening. I can't post a link to pics for some reason but just google 'enclose hot water…
BelsRoof Insulation: Cellulose Fibre or Glasswool Batts
7 December 2016
You couldn't lift every 2nd or 3rd roof sheet to lay batts down? End of the day blow-in insulation is better than no insulation though any trades having to work in the…