Heating, Cooling & Insulation
FireFoxHas anyone heard of/using Greenheat hydronic system?
17 August 2009
It would be far more efficient just to put a window in a wall to let the sun fall directly onto the floor and heat that 3m2…
rosewoodBraemar unit TH330 installed but too hot and strong
17 August 2009
sounds like they are sending the plumber as he is probably the gas fitter that installed it.
PewitRadiant Ceiling Heating Panels for Balcony
19 August 2009
We have a covered balcony approx W 3500mm x D 1600 with a 2700mm high white-painted fibrous plaster ceiling attached to joists. The balcony is open on one side W 3500 x H…
Trinitywhy can't I have the heating & cooling zones I want?
21 August 2009
Thanks for the further replies. You've given me the confidence to push for this further. Brivis did not give me any joy - they just said to speak to the Brivis dealer (?)…
fullysuperior heating and cooling, Has anyone used them???????
22 August 2009
Thanks for the reply
dymonite69I want to increase my Wall R rating without blowing $$$
24 August 2009
yak chat, sorry to ask again, about ceiling, is it worth to upgrade the ceiling insulation from 3.5 therma blow wool to 4.0 ? does it make huge…
kexkezSeeking info on heating & cooling options for new hse Perth
25 August 2009
depending on where in perth you are building evap might not be the best solution for cooling. We had evap when we lived in Perth and we were happy with it but we lived…
MedsyRunning Evap overflow/dump water into rainwater tank...?
29 August 2009
Yeah that makes sense...if u have gardens lol.... Its a new build, and yards will be last to do...or save up for.... Thats why i wanna run the outlet house into the…
rosewoodgas line to roof for ducted heating question
31 August 2009
the gas pipe work gets sized accordingly to the mj rating of the unit. In fact all the gas appliances in the house including hot water heater need to taken in…
bluemetal77Basix NSW Heating/Cooling system - What does this mean?
2 September 2009
Hi ! We received our DA approved plans and Basix report today from our builder. In it, theres a section "Heating / Cooling" and it says, "The applicant must not install a…
kassan1973First gas bill $450!!!! me think heater faulty...
5 September 2009
Hi our first bill in new house was $360 as we had temp on 24 in arvo's and nite at 18 since then have dropped temps to 20-22 and off at nite winter bill now around $280…
slknv41sq 2 story: Use 2 evap coolers, or ducted ac?
6 September 2009
Bit more of a development on our cooling question - we've got an old house to demolish to build the new house on the site - it has an almost-new evaporative cooling unit,…
PewitAir Conditioning Output Requirement for 85 sqM unit
6 September 2009
We've been obtaining quotes for split systems for our soon to be renovated unit in Sydney and I have the distinct feeling that the solution is being over specified. The…
xanthropeMinimum size of ducting required for evap cooling
8 September 2009
Hi, I was wondering if there was a minimum size of ducting requried for evap cooling seeing that the air is heavier and wet than normal air. In the case of heating ducts…
reaverInsulation for walls?? (to reduce noise)
9 September 2009
As already suggested you would be better off using acoustic batts like these http://www.bradfordinsulation.com.au/Pr ... ernal.aspx
brendondanielleIssues to consider when adding Heating/Cooling after Build
10 September 2009
See if the builder will let you at least run the duct work during the build. This is how we did it and then they fit off (install vents and thermostat) after handover. We…
aya99Should the house built value higher than the land price ?
13 September 2009
Thanks, Helyn, I'll check the thread you mentioned here. I think I better go with my instinct since I don't know how long I will live there, better make it nice home for…