Heating, Cooling & Insulation
Ducted split system
Cheers for the reply.
I have been told that the trusses don't allow for the room needed in the original system. I have also been…
Jul 09, 2010 9:03 am
Garage Ceiling Insulation
Thanks for your reply. The "ceiling" is exposed so you can see the floorboards above. So I guess the options are open! The house is double brick downstairs with a…
earth cooling pipe/cool cupboard?
We had one of these in the house I grew up in. I don't think we really appreciated it but we used it to store pumpkins and home made things like jam etc. The Magazine…
Heating and cooling with M...!
personally, im thinking the same thing atleast with the cooling, you are better off going with the standard ducted heating and if need be just add a seperate heater for…
Choosing a single phase a/c
I think I have decided to have Daikin ducted reverse cycle. Are they good in making one phase ducted R/C though, if…
evap unit colour with Jasper roof
I didn't have your problem having a Woodland Grey roof, but this is what I know of with the different manufacturers...
Brivis have a chocolate colour - I think it is a…
Raking Ceilings - How to heat/cool
thirsty, JayW often posts on here. He's the JayW associated with the Rural end of the company.
Don't think there are many others on here…
Jul 17, 2010 11:13 am
Passive solar house -
Have you looked at Sola-Mate? We're in the Victorian bush and I think it's the answer to our prayers, still need a little backup heating and cooling but it makes total…
CONFUSED - Invertor or Gas/Electric ????
Just me being pedantic
But the Actron Air uses a digital scroll compressor not an inverter compressor.
The Scroll Compressor uses an unloader to control capacity.
Wood Fired Cooking Stove Tasmania
Can't offer anything helpful but very interested to see how you go as am thinking of doing the same when I build in Tassie.
Air-Con advice Add On or something else
I would recomend a actronair add on cooling system to your heater and i left out you can't change the fan speed with the add on units fan spped is always high so that the…
Addon Cooling to Central Gas Heating
The heater should stop the fan when thermostat setting is reached. Overspeccing heater or cooler is inefficient. In most mixed climates heating uses more energy than…
low profile ceiling fans
The shortest fan I know of is a brand called Hunter that has a model called a "Low Profile".
You can check out it's specs at:
I concur completely with all that dymonite69 wrote in this thread. Numbers of blades is far less important than the other factors listed so thoroughly in that post. If…
Is sarking necessary with Colorbond roof?
Rubbish you can put sisalation under any roof. I have just lined my colourbond shed with it. Anticon is just sisalation with a continuous layer of fibreglass attached.
Location of Heating/Cooling Vents
The cold air will eventually get to the windows but you don't want it rushing past. Rate of convective transfer is increased by the flow of the gas or liquid.
Cleaning ashes from wood heater?
Hearth rug +shovel (smaller one for fireplace).
Then any dust you can shake off rug outside.
Used this for a coal-fired stove in UK + wood fire in OZ.
Ducted vs split aircond
A house like yours could adequately be done with a 15kw single phase ducted syste, with zoning. In QLD that would cost about $10,000-$12,000
Other wise split systems will…
Brivis Central Heating not working
Hi guys, I have a Brivis 2PW 15 installed by a friend of mine, that I purchased off ebay. Its about 4 years old. The day installed, hooked up turned on and worked fine.…
Aircon replacement - keep the compressor?
1. Pick up the old unit.
2. Put in boot of car or tray of ute.
3. Go to the tip.
4. Ease it into the big hole.
Mixing old and new components on a low dollar…
Aug 03, 2010 9:19 pm
Green Duc by Westaflex
Thanks for the link.
I am in Melbourne, Ducting is for heating & cooling in single system, it is a new system.
Ceiling Insulation in Perth - types/costs
I once had some industry prices on this.
Generally polystyrene boards > rockwool > fibreglass > polyester for the same R value
Remember that R values from 1.5 to 6…
Breamar TG5 Condensate Problems
On the board inside the heater there is a condensate cable un plug that cable and the problem should go away but i only do this to external heaters .
I'm pretty sure ours is a Jetmaster (right of the tele) it was in our plans but don't see why you couldn't do it after as long as the gas point is there.…
Split System cost
First and foremost I am a Fridgy.
We come across so many systems that are short of refrigerant and more often than not they have been installed by an…
Mantaining aircon tips?(Not ducted)
How do you maintain your aircon?
Do you clean it often I mean vents, air outlets grills and other parts?
It is said to reduce performance if the unit is not maintained
insulating double brick
I think insulation is the wrong solution. Need to find out how the moisture is getting there. If it is cold walls causing condensation more ventilation is required.
Aug 16, 2010 1:02 am
Actron airconditioning in Canberra
I know this is a bit late. But how did you go with yours? Did you ending get Actron installed?
A friend of mine recommended Southern Aircon…
Aug 18, 2010 10:08 am
Inverter a/c Vs fixed speed
We've done some math on this a couple of years ago.
We found that the initial cost difference to go from a constant compressor to an inverter would take between 9 and 11…
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