Heating, Cooling & Insulation
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…
Zerosignalcolour diff between soundscreen and r2.5 insulation batts
15 September 2009
Macyelectric ducted air conditioning systems...anyone??
23 September 2009
:) We have a block on hold at the moment which has a covenant on it that doesnt allow airconditioners/evaporative coolers above the eaves... …
barbieEvap or reverse cycle air con for small home??
5 October 2009
Great, thanks. Mum and dad have evaporative and we love it. so cheap to run and mum reuses water on garden in summer which is another advantage. Just wasnt sure of cost of…
themaxEXTRA insulation over and above what is supplied by builder?
20 October 2009
Thanks everyone, it is worth it and we have actually given the Insulation guy the go ahead. Cost a bomb though....
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…