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donuts
donuts
26 June 2010

i have been priced for refridgerated air con "oh my god"

i have been priced for refridgerated air con "oh my god"

I would consider a split system air conditioner also, just in the rooms you will be spending the most time in. We have one for our kitchen/living/meals area, was only a…

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donuts
Jun 26, 2010 10:52 am
donuts
VPF
VPF
26 June 2010

Colourbond Roofing

Colourbond Roofing

Have a look at this link. Is this the info you are after. http://www.colorbondcolours.com/index.c ... CA970272AA Adam....

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VPF
Jun 26, 2010 8:15 pm
greenman
greenman
27 June 2010

Insulation options for house with no roof cavity

Insulation options for house with no roof cavity

There is a really good spray foam insulation that aim at cathedral style ceilings called Icynene, the importer for australia is www.envirohealth.net.au and a installer…

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greenman
Jun 27, 2010 6:04 pm
macca2042
macca2042
27 June 2010

Firat home buyer heater and cooling question

Firat home buyer heater and cooling question

Personally, I would go through the builder because then if there are issues it is their responsibilty to deal with them. I guess to make the…

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macca2042
Jun 27, 2010 8:24 pm
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IceMan
Jun 28, 2010 5:51 am
IceMan
shavey
shavey
29 June 2010

Any feedback regarding Temperzone ducted sytems?

Any feedback regarding Temperzone ducted sytems?

UPDATED: Requested a change from York as I'd read nothing good about them.. My builder has just advised that this is…

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shavey
Jun 29, 2010 11:36 am
Muneca
Muneca
29 June 2010

Looking to install an Evaporative Cooling unit

Looking to install an Evaporative Cooling unit

Hi All, Looking to install an evaporative cooling unit in my house and looking for recommendations from others around ~Brands, ~Cost Approximation, ~Questions to ask…

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Muneca
Jun 29, 2010 8:32 pm
Boof
Boof
30 June 2010

Recerse cycle LG Air Cons Purged?

Recerse cycle LG Air Cons Purged?

Thanks for the help, Yeah I called LG and they said to just gather evidence against the installer and take them to a Tribunal! The distance from the pump to the head is…

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Boof
Jun 30, 2010 1:34 am
IceMan
IceMan
30 June 2010

Which is more efficient?

Which is more efficient?

Multi-splits is one big condenser but multiple thin refrigerant tubes to each wall unit. No condenser farm. There must be some way of…

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IceMan
Jun 30, 2010 3:57 pm
IceMan
bucknaked
bucknaked
1 July 2010

Brivis Buffalo EMS 20 error code 62 - solved.

Brivis Buffalo EMS 20 error code 62 - solved.

luddite mate what a post I was getting that error several times a day, followed your instructions and havent had an issue for 4 days I didnt hold out much…

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bucknaked
Jul 01, 2010 2:01 pm
fred1
fred1
1 July 2010

Heating and cooling.

Heating and cooling.

Anyone have any bad feedback on Western Thermal Solutions in Hoppers Crossing?

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fred1
Jul 01, 2010 9:52 pm
flagstaffIV
flagstaffIV
3 July 2010

Help with Evaporative A/C

Help with Evaporative A/C

Thanks Muneca, I am very confused with all the information I have been given. Some have said the Bonaire is quite loud but performs better than others. The quote I got…

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flagstaffIV
Jul 03, 2010 8:25 pm
flagstaffIV
ring09
ring09
4 July 2010

Estimated cost of evaporative cooling

Estimated cost of evaporative cooling

i too had a quote for Bonaire same unit above with 8 outlets = $4100, definately cheaper to get installed in Winter than Summer, found this out when installed in our…

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ring09
Jul 04, 2010 9:15 pm
ring09
ladsos
ladsos
7 July 2010

Builder wants Bonaire I want Actron

Builder wants Bonaire I want Actron

Thanks Miss Vintage, that sounds good! can i ask who you went through?

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ladsos
Jul 07, 2010 12:21 am
ladsos
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chrishawks81
Jul 07, 2010 1:36 pm
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Southies
Jul 07, 2010 4:30 pm
Southies
AJW
AJW
8 July 2010

Can we upgrade heating & cooling to zoned one after build ?

Can we upgrade heating & cooling to zoned one after build ?

Hi All, I am just wondering if the zoning of heating and cooling can be done after the build. My construction has already started and though we…

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AJW
Jul 08, 2010 2:04 am
IceMan
IceMan
8 July 2010

Ducted split system

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…

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IceMan
Jul 08, 2010 6:17 am
IceMan
JoBen
JoBen
9 July 2010

Loss of heat into Evap cooling vents ?

Loss of heat into Evap cooling vents ?

ohh thanks- wanted a response for i went to bed(mainly for my babies) took me ages cause hubby wasnt home to close them- him 6'1 and me 5' thanks!

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JoBen
Jul 09, 2010 8:03 am
justgav
justgav
10 July 2010

Garage Ceiling Insulation

Garage Ceiling Insulation

Hi, 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…

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justgav
Jul 10, 2010 10:03 am
Murrawee
Murrawee
10 July 2010

earth cooling pipe/cool cupboard?

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…

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Murrawee
Jul 10, 2010 4:41 pm
macca2042
macca2042
11 July 2010

Heating and cooling with M...!

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…

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macca2042
Jul 11, 2010 8:45 pm
Holdfast
Holdfast
12 July 2010

Bonaire (Vulcan) B5 Ducted Heating Unit - Restarting

Bonaire (Vulcan) B5 Ducted Heating Unit - Restarting

Thanks Kid81. I've booked a service call. No power to touch pad at all. This time I'll watch.

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Holdfast
Jul 12, 2010 3:46 pm
lost_sheep
lost_sheep
13 July 2010

Choosing a single phase a/c

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…

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lost_sheep
Jul 13, 2010 9:30 pm
clueless2009
clueless2009
13 July 2010

Installing Extra Points with Evap Cooling

Installing Extra Points with Evap Cooling

no worries, thats why everyone here in this forum for :)

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clueless2009
Jul 13, 2010 10:58 pm
Jeffsy
Jeffsy
14 July 2010

evap unit colour with Jasper roof

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…

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Jeffsy
Jul 14, 2010 3:38 am
thirsty
thirsty
16 July 2010

Raking Ceilings - How to heat/cool

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…

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thirsty
Jul 16, 2010 4:24 am
thirsty
D200 Doug
D200 Doug
16 July 2010

Kool wall polystyrene cladding ( Photos )

Kool wall polystyrene cladding ( Photos )

Yep the system comes with a sealant sort of a silicon rubber compound,, it is easy to apply

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D200 Doug
Jul 16, 2010 3:34 pm
julw
julw
17 July 2010

Ceiling to floor level gas ducted heating query

Ceiling to floor level gas ducted heating query

Has anyone successfully moved / changed ceiling ducts for gas heating through the wall cavity to floor level?

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julw
Jul 17, 2010 10:13 am
hcooper
hcooper
20 July 2010

Passive solar house -

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…

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hcooper
Jul 20, 2010 8:51 pm
chrisandkate
chrisandkate
21 July 2010

How to keep running costs of ducted heating down?

How to keep running costs of ducted heating down?

Does your thermostat have a timer function? I recently had to replace our thermostat, so i got a programmable one for about $80 (cost price because the heating guy said…

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chrisandkate
Jul 21, 2010 11:56 am
Fridgy
Fridgy
21 July 2010

CONFUSED - Invertor or Gas/Electric ????

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. The…

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Fridgy
Jul 21, 2010 4:49 pm
mimaranda
mimaranda
21 July 2010

Wood Fired Cooking Stove Tasmania

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. Good luck! :D

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mimaranda
Jul 21, 2010 8:46 pm
parawolf
parawolf
23 July 2010

Insulating the Uninsulated

Insulating the Uninsulated

All good stuff - many thanks.

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parawolf
Jul 23, 2010 11:15 am
Brad75
Brad75
23 July 2010

Air-Con advice Add On or something else

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…

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Brad75
Jul 23, 2010 11:03 pm
dymonite69
dymonite69
25 July 2010

Addon Cooling to Central Gas Heating

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…

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dymonite69
Jul 25, 2010 3:36 pm
dymonite69
IceMan
IceMan
25 July 2010

Another which ducted air con to use thread

Another which ducted air con to use thread
1, 2

Guys, very very amateur question about ducted air conditioner system. Is it true that if we…

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IceMan
Jul 25, 2010 9:28 pm
IceMan
fanman
fanman
26 July 2010

low profile ceiling fans

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:

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fanman
Jul 26, 2010 4:56 pm
fanman
fanman
26 July 2010

Ceiling fan shaft...how long?

Ceiling fan shaft...how long?

If you cut the rods to 30cm then you could use 1 rod to do 3 fans - but you've probably already thought of this.

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fanman
Jul 26, 2010 5:06 pm
fanman
fanman
26 July 2010

Ceiling Fans with Bright Fluro- Any suggestions?

Ceiling Fans with Bright Fluro- Any suggestions?

This one has a 26W compact fluoro which gives more light than a 100W halogen BUT they come with the Daylight lamps which are the cold, blueish colour that you didn't like.…

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fanman
Jul 26, 2010 5:16 pm
fanman
fanman
26 July 2010

Ceiling fans

Ceiling fans

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…

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fanman
Jul 26, 2010 5:39 pm
suprok
suprok
26 July 2010

Can anyone recommend an A/C installer - western suburbs Melb

Can anyone recommend an A/C installer - western suburbs Melb

Hi Jazz, I used the guys from http://www.superiorheatingandcooling.com.au in Werribee to source my Daikin for my last house - my brother (who…

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suprok
Jul 26, 2010 6:27 pm
dymonite69
dymonite69
27 July 2010

Is sarking necessary with Colorbond roof?

Is sarking necessary with Colorbond roof?
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

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.

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dymonite69
Jul 27, 2010 4:41 pm
dymonite69
dymonite69
dymonite69
30 July 2010

Location of Heating/Cooling Vents

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. Cooling a…

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dymonite69
Jul 30, 2010 7:38 am
dymonite69
ozwrangler
ozwrangler
30 July 2010

Cleaning ashes from wood heater?

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.

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ozwrangler
Jul 30, 2010 6:04 pm
dadandsue
dadandsue
30 July 2010

Ducted vs split aircond

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…

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dadandsue
Jul 30, 2010 6:56 pm
IceMan
IceMan
31 July 2010

Actron ducted quote....fair?

Actron ducted quote....fair?

Nothing wrong with that either...

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IceMan
Jul 31, 2010 6:05 am
IceMan
alfaromeo69
alfaromeo69
31 July 2010

Brivis Central Heating not working

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.…

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alfaromeo69
Jul 31, 2010 11:09 am
E1109
E1109
3 August 2010

Aircon replacement - keep the compressor?

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. 5. Done. Mixing old and new components on a low dollar…

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E1109
Aug 03, 2010 8:19 pm
E1109

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