Heating, Cooling & Insulation
ThuddHeating, Cooling and Ventilation passive house
8 November 2010
FrankE, What do you mean by "going for broke" in relation to thermal mass? Does it mean you are trying to do things right from the get-go, or you're trying to add mass…
ring09Buying Reverse Cycle Air con cheaper in Winter?
9 November 2010
I would agree it is definately cheaper to get it done in Winter - not just for air cond but also most landscaping etc is cheaper in the winter, demand falls away and ppl…
Grommit7Advice please Noise and Sound insulation for reno home!!!
9 November 2010
Welcome to Homeone & Oz... you need to identify where your noise is getting in. What type of construction are your walls? Brick veneer?…
bigger_roomInsulation in 1910 weatherboard in Melbourne
16 November 2010
I have a few insulation questions. I want to make sure the job meets building regulations without any hassles ... I am re doing the insulation at the same time as re…
NewHomeowner09ceiling fans with raked ceilings
18 November 2010
I wouldn't worry about the ceiling as most new fans come with an adapter that will work with the ceiling. I would just make sure that you take your time with the assembly…
docker_robWall insulation options - Polyair or Glareshield
21 November 2010
Just looking at my options for Wall and Under tile roof insulation and have seen 2 similiar products that seem to be fairly popular and widely used One from Air-Cell…
MrsGreenAny recommended installers in Perth?
23 November 2010
I'd go for something with room temperature control rather than the entire system personally. We had a daikin and the uneven cooling was annoying (although going from the…
wazafiEvaporative Cooling - Automatic Exhaust flab & similar issue
26 November 2010
I've PM you.
tim mitchellRemoving old Evaporative air con. Hard?
27 November 2010
as long as the dropper that the air con is sitting on is in good cond it is very easy to do. But older air con dropper sizes are different to modern ones. you may need to…
amazing_veniceEvaporative cooling to ground floor of double storey
1 December 2010
Hey snhouse! Thx for your reply.... Yes, as I've said before in another post "I'll build you a house and you'll be thankful for what I give you!!!" downside to the big…
buildingwestSarking for the Roof - To have or not to have?
2 December 2010
Hi, Thanks for the comments everyone. I have now signed the variation to include sarking under the roof for the home, garage and porch areas. Michelle
renobeginnerhoneywell heating/cooling ducted (uni aire) help anyone?
5 December 2010
Hi OUr new house has honeywell heating and cooling (ducted). We have always had evaportative so I am a complete novice on this. It has a Honeywell brochure, but the…
carloRemoval & Reinstalling Solar Hot Water System
10 December 2010
We have installed solar hot water system (3 panels) only begining of last year. Due to change of family circumstances, we are knocking down our existing single storey…
LungyPlacement of insulation blanket under colourbond steel roof.
15 December 2010
Couple of E-vents http://www.colorbond.com/go/news/cool-running-no-moving on ridge or these http://universaltileventilators.com.au/ ... -vent.html to let heat and moisture…
pisceanRemoval & re-installing split system a/c
18 December 2010
It wouldn't be worth it for a 7 yr old LG. By the time you pay someone to remove and re-install it, fix up the wall etc I'd say you could get a new one installed for the…
B STARAircond not cold enough...what could be the problem?
20 December 2010
i did miss your point about it tripping out. This is not right as already stated. Sort this out first. Perhaps you may have more than one issue to sort out.
theyettiSupply and installation cost for split system air con
22 December 2010
10kW is a one seriously large split system, if you're using it to cool more than one room or space I'd be concerned about effective air distribution throughout the area…
multitaskingmummyTripping the circuit breaker problem with window s/s
26 December 2010
Hi We have a 10 year old Window Split System unit which has started tripping the circuit breaker within 20 minutes of being turned on.... just in time for Summer! My…
Japonica26Difference between higher end and lower end evap systems...
28 December 2010
Maybe go with the evap and put a couple of split systems in as well - main bedroom and living area? I went out on Friday and bought a 3kW portable…
buildingwestCan someone explain multizone heating to me.
30 December 2010
Hi, I have added zoned heating into my new home. You will find that most of the additional cost is due to the fact that the heating until will also need to be upgraded to…
J & CCost Comparison of Refrigerated cooling Installation
30 December 2010
Thanks to everyone that have posted their comments. Cheers, J & C
J & CHas anyone on this forum opted for refrigerated cooling?
30 December 2010
Thanks to all who have replied back to our query.
pjeajeDoes rendering my outside walls make my house cooler?
5 January 2011
Yep, do that.
Bonaire unit outside, LA Cool in roof = Air con not working
Jess, In certain circumstances different brands can be combined with interface cards. This is rare with Japanese manufacturers as they have their electronics built to…
ducted ref cooling and gas heating - vents in ceiling -
It sounds like you have a gas and "add-on" cooling system. There should be a filter on the return air grille (where the air is drawn back to the unit). Ensure this is…
Zoning advice for air conditioning my home
As dymonite has explained inverter or digital scroll units (as Actron utilises) varies the output of the compressor to reduce energy costs by reducing input/output power…
Beaemar GDH with Braemar add on cooling......Good System???
IMO Braemar has it - personal opinion! Being able to set different temperatures in different zones counts for me (newer models)