Heating, Cooling & Insulation
How to: insulate walls - steel frames + colorbond cladding ?
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 &…
Is Braemar TH425 oversized for 17-18 sq house?
Thanks! MagicMuppetMan. I found the old Stadt booklet, it was 19kw unit. although the airflow is labeled 580-635l/s@75pa, because of the poorly designed zoning and add on…
Wall Heater packed up wall heater or Central/Ducted Heating
Guys i have been caught out in between a rock and a hard place had a guy come in to service my Vulcan Wall heater and he said the carbon monoxide reading is through the…
Insulation installation: am I being too picky?
Hi folks, I installed R2.5 or R3.0 (can't remember which) in my South Hobart weatherboard home's roof 10 years ago over the top of really old, thin insulation between the…
Wet back: can you fit to fireplace inserts?
I've ordered a Clean Air medium fireplace insert to place in my brick fireplace; but having some hankering for a wet back as my electric cylinder is about to die and it seems…
why foil insulation could barrier heat or thermal radiant?
Hi Welcome to the forum. The following link gives an explanation of reflective . http://www.anewhouse.com.au/?p=838 Regards Brian
Would you buy a house without a gas point?
Thanks for the responses. In the end we have elected not to install the gas point in the living area during the build, but instead to do it after handover. We will have a…
Ducted Heating installers Melbourne VIC recomendations
Hi Guys, I've had enough of my current volcun heater which just doesn't cut it any longer and also costing me a fortune. Its currently going on 8 years old with an…
Installer manual for Brivis He30i ducted heating system
I kept persisting on google and found this renovators forum which had a scanned copy already online- http://www.renovateforum.com/f221/brivi ... ual-96524/ I hope this…
Split system - effective through into other rooms
From my experience in a few different homes, if you install in open areas then rooms opening directly into the open areas can be cooled effectively. I had a 5 bedroom…
Gas Fireplace - the ones with the river pebble/flame look
Bit it's a big room, kitchen/living/dining
gas ducted heating / reverse cycle aircon
The ever evolving question - which way to go.... Many, many options guys. Pick your priority (heat / cool or both) choose how much of your house you want to run at once…
Electric Oil heater and laminate floors
In my opinion oil heaters generally have a low ambient heat - slow to heat the room and you can still touch it. If you can actually touch it without getting burnt you are…
Interest...? - Hot water and A/C combined in one?
Interest...? - there are a few out there and I have been dealing with them commercially but sizes / costs are becoming effective/respective residentially. Not for me but…
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