Heating, Cooling & Insulation
SheepdogEvaporative Cooling or ducted cooling?
24 November 2009
My understanding was that AC + ducted heating combo ducts had to be 8" in diameter, 180mm (I'm assuming you mean mm instead of cm) is only ~7". Best call an AC guy for the…
dadandsueCeiling Fans - does it really matter what brand and the pric
26 November 2009
My builder quoted me on clipsal airflow fans so I…
mikeptlAny recommendations for good ducted aircond installer in WA?
30 November 2009
Do they do most of the aircond brands on the market?
TheBoatManRecommended Cooling and Heating Provider in WA/Perth
2 December 2009
If anyone is interested in a quote please feel free to PM me directly. Thanks everyone.
BamSeparate ducts for heating and refrigerated cooling?
4 December 2009
It will be Good to hear that someone has it! I couldnt find anything in my searches! They all…
A.RyderDucted aircon: install during or after build? Which is best?
5 December 2009
Hi all, We can save about $3000 by installing the same spec ducted aircon after our build ($13000 vs $16000) as opposed to doing it through…
Yak_ChatDucted Evap cooling for double story house
13 December 2009
I have evap in a 2 storey and no vents downstairs - Because you need to open windows or doors to allow the air to escape, the trick with a 2 storey house is to the close…
IceManHybrid v inverter, updated; stupid question RE energy rating
14 December 2009
Thanks for the replies... I have just checked the quote from the dealer and it says "1 x Daikin reverse cycle 20kW (8HP) Hybrid three phase ducted…
dymonite69How to insulate cold water pipes to stop wasting cold water?
17 December 2009
aquilaprojectBonaire Evap cooler motor connection
23 December 2009
G'day, I recently bought a Bonaire VSM57 envirotech evap cooler on ebay. The motor had been disconnected to allow easier removal prior to purchase. Can someone provide me…
dymonite69Four Solar Collectors on a Solahart 300L system?
24 December 2009
Efficiency info based on tech data for actual collectors. Graphs are available showing efficiency versus Ta-Tg gradient. 45% is about water is 60 and outside temp is 10.…
SheepdogEvaporative ducted cooling + flat roof
24 December 2009
I'm in the same boat though even tougher. Is it possible to install the evap unit on a low/flat roof? My roof has 2 sections, a higher 8 degree pitch slope/skillion and a…
kexkezHelp! Need suggestions for heating with no Natural Gas avail
1 January 2010
We were in the same situation heating wise.. Only LPG and electricity. We also opted for ducted reverse, refrigerative aircon. I'm the sort of person who really loves…
dymonite69Wall cavity Insulation, need advice for retrofit to BV
4 January 2010
Condensation occurs when warm moist air meets a cold surface. Ventilation is one solution but then you lose all your heat and waste energy. The better solution is to…
little buddywhich way does sisalation need to go when lining a shed?
7 January 2010
Thanks dymonite69, that's a good read
kassan1973Carlisle Homes & Dandy Air - Incompetence or Unlucky?
10 January 2010
Hi Matt we built with Henley and had 18kw brivis system fitted by dandy air i cannot complain about how the system has worked i did how ever have to make up a return air…
jaceWill upgraded heating unit ($3200) fix aircon issue?
13 January 2010
Thanks Macy. I think there are many things that you would think they know that they don't!! The heating unit is what we are looking to replace. The compressor is large…
Vundaful!UPDATE! Evaporative cooling or refridgerated cooling?
14 January 2010
Thanks IceMan, those are muchly appreciated
fruittyUnder Eave Vents - in order to improve energy efficiency
14 January 2010
Anyone have a picture of what they look like? Thanks
master12Difference between Sound Insulation and Normal Insulation
16 January 2010
Hi i am a spammer ultimate spammings Phs III GTO is a cool car with a nice paint job applied blah blah blah construction…