Heating, Cooling & Insulation
PIAdelaideUpdate: Insulation rebate reduced to $1,200 from $1,600
3 November 2009
THE $1600 home insulation rebate scheme will be slashed by $400 from Nov 1, 2009 in a sudden move set to rock the Federal Government's troubled economic stimulus…
RedmanHow much R Value is good for roof insulation ?
4 November 2009
No offense but I disagree with loose cellulose fluff. Every house I have seen it in it has slumped, lost its mass and its thermal qualities. It gets worse in tile roofs as…
littleredrobynsplit sytem air conditioning - install during or after build
6 November 2009
We are having ours partially done before the plaster goes on. The good thing about doing it this way is that we can easily have the split system on any wall, instead of…
maxybDucted Heating and Evaporative Cooling System Advice Needed
12 November 2009
We are getting "add-on" refrigerated aircon. All cooling requires bigger ducts comparred to heating and if your hooking up a add on ac unit to a gas heating unit you…
Julie RGas ducted heating through floor or ceiling?
12 November 2009
Having lived in both - floor and ceiling ducted heating, I would definately go for the floor - it is wonderful for putting clothes over and after coming home from work and…
rodrocketAircon Installer needed - Melbourne West
16 November 2009
if you are still looking there is a guy out that way that i have used before & was happy with his service i think he trades under the name of "All Over Heating" i will…
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…
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