Heating, Cooling & Insulation
GTIWhats wrong with My Evap Cooling system? Is this normal?
29 January 2011
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B STARApprox cost of Electrical work for a Split System Air Con
2 February 2011
MagicMuppetManEvaporative air conditioning is this normal ???
5 February 2011
King willy, It sounds like the dump valve as you have mentioned. You will more than likely find the solenoid has gone and the valve is stuck open. If you are able to get…
Kingspan Insulationwall insulation - Gold batts vs glare shield etc
9 February 2011
The performance of Kingspan AIR-CELL Glareshield will vary depending on the type of wall you're building. In a brick veneer wall for example, Glareshield will achieve…
MagicMuppetManInstalling ducted after handover
13 February 2011
Should be no price difference whatsoever but with 2 storey homes a rough in is required to the transition from upstairs to downstairs only. Builders fit people up (price…
B STARBrivis Add on Cooling Fault What could be the problem
13 February 2011
Yes its the condensor fan. There are two and one is spining in the wrong dih erection and therefore not removing as much heat. I did a google search and it appeared to be…
mapcallaair conditioning during or after building?
15 February 2011
Is it worthwhile putting in airconditioning during building (included in contract) or to get installed after building complete - getting own quote etc.... This is for…
robsimboHeavy condensation in non-sarking concrete tile roof.
18 February 2011
I can solve the Problem with the Western Soalr Roof Ventilator which is a soalr Powered Fan unit which is censor controled so that during winter when U need the warmthe…
tstanInstallation of truss/ceiling insulation
19 February 2011
Hi I used to work for an polyester insulation manufacturer, and they provide comprehensive information including technical data sheets on their website. They also provide…
GTIIs there a difference between Refridgerated ducted cooling
23 February 2011
I think you mean reverse cycle air cond, and add on. Yes there is reverse cycle is when the compressor effectively runs backwards and the air…
kermutBrivis add on cooling quotes - is it a good price
23 February 2011
Hi BStar, Thank you for your feedback. We are still debating about the brivis add on cooling system. Trying to justify the cost versus evap cooling. My only reason for…
Thalian72Advice needed for new ducted heating/cooling solution.
25 February 2011
You are going to live with these choices for years - when your house is due to be finished is irrelevant unless…
DesInsulating a steel framed house and suspended concrete
26 February 2011
We have a house with an exposed steel frame. I have read that the steel can be a problem with drawing the cold and heat in. What can we do to minimize the impact? Also…
bongasbluesDucted evaporative air conditioners/gas heating
1 March 2011
Hi, We have just built a new house in the south west of western australia. We want to put in a ducted evaporative air conditioner and a ducted gas heating system. We have…
MagicMuppetManActron ESP Ultima and Ducting, Zoning Questions!!
8 March 2011
@ 3m/s velocity the following diameter ducts will carry 200mm (8") 95 l/s 250mm (10") 150 l/s 300mm (12") 210 l/s 3m/s is recommended for the final connection to the…
prettygullyHow to: insulate walls - steel frames + colorbond cladding ?
24 March 2011
we are planning the new house ... preferred option so far is steel frames with colorbond cladding. however, we would also have walls insulated to about R3 to 3.5 &…
Condensation on Split System Pipes
Agree with dymonite - the pipes should be insulated regardless (if it is a very old installation it probably isn't) Am curious as to whether this 'split' system is wall…