Heating, Cooling & Insulation
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…
Dani_84Circulating heat from combustion fireplace
3 May 2016
Thanks alot for your reply, you are absolutely right about the cost over a 20 year mortgage, I doubt the cost would add much more to our repayments and never really…
enviroflexinsulateInsulation(yeah plain topic, i know)
21 April 2016
Not a plain topic There is a big range of insulation to suit your needs, whether you are looking at thermal or acoustic properties. The number one thing to make sure…
ckirPolyester insulation in Europe, USA and Canada
4 April 2016
Fibreglass batts are cheaper with a higher r-value per unit thickness. Or one goes with blown-in to deal with irregular shapes. If your insulation goal is to maximize…
deejay08Comparing house energy star ratings and heating cost savings
31 March 2016
I did see it..I'm not an expert...obviously. Just trying to help with what I had.
HavocthemightySolar systems and Ducted air/heating systems
27 March 2016
http://www.suntraksolar.com.au/ these guys have an extremely good reputation in the solar industry there abit more pricey but if you buy a cheap crappy solar system you…