Heating, Cooling & Insulation
Charli73Wall insulation and power cabling... sparkys help!
27 January 2010
Hello, So getting 2 bedroom walls insulated and have 3 power points that will be covered in the blow in insulation. Currently have 20Amp curcuit breakers on them, not…
humcomfortAir-con - Get only ducting or get fully installed ?
29 January 2010
Most installers will charge LESS during construction as certainly it is easier to run wiring and ducting with no plaster up. Yes, there may be more visits to the site,…
kyles74Slow combustion wood heater as main source of heating
29 January 2010
I don't know much about the wetback water heater. What does having this involve? And how much extra on top of the heater cost? We currently have solar hot water so if we…
indiR values for insulation in the USA, how do they compare
1 February 2010
Thank you - that is exactly what I wanted. You're right, that's a LOT of insulation!!
Sheepdogadvise on insulating outside condensor unit for split system
3 February 2010
I can't find the link at the moment but I've seen a product that was just what you described but I don't think it's main objective was for shade, rather for looks. Was…
IkonInteriorsFireplace Wholesalers - HELP NEEDED FROM SAVY SHOPPERS
9 February 2010
IkonInteriors - That is the point Are you Aussie based? Do you sell to Aussies? Because guess what, if your potential Aussie clients go overseas to shop…
installation inspectorDownlight cover/guard for CFL (energy saving) w/Insulation?
14 February 2010
Yes you don't need heat cups for CFL down lights, they don't get hot enough. I used them all through my new house which was completed in late 2009,…
dymonite69less than ideal orientation: Cooling HELP request
16 February 2010
Three useful tools to help you place window openings and shading: 1) Wind rose - data available on the BOM site. It tells you the wind speed and direction patterns for…
dymonite69Running Cost: Gas Ducted Vs Split System for one room
19 February 2010
JohnnojackEvap cooling - where should the water go?
22 February 2010
Lets Build has come the closest to the answer. However that pipe is probably put there as a vent pipe. In SA it is not legal to discharge it to stormwater (street gutter)…
dymonite69Suggestions for heating options for Adelaide plains?
23 February 2010
The rules are complex depending if established or new. Rules for established depend on post code. Rules for new depend if you have town…
lonnieFoil wrap wall insulation in place - should we add batts?
28 February 2010
rustygirlhas anyone every attach villaboard to a spanline roofing
8 March 2010
I have a spanline patio area ,we have priced solarspan ,it the material that they use. solid polystyrene to keep it cool.this is very expensive so we need to work out will…
chrishawks81When to install ducted air conditioning and central gas heat
14 March 2010
StartingOutWorth going for light roof tiles over (nicer looking) dark?
16 March 2010
Thanks for the replies. The R2.5 is apparently ceiling batts, not the blow-in stuff. We might consider upgrading to the R3 batts though.
taihomeAre Breezair evaporative cooling the best and cost
16 March 2010
Hi, I have Bonaire VSL70 installed with 9 outlets for 7 years. 3 years ago, the fan played up as the motor starter capacitor got gel leaked in a mess. Other smaller…
mjwRecommended contractor for retrofit ducting in Melbourne
23 March 2010
Chrishawks81 - I have sent you private mail. Thanks