Heating, Cooling & Insulation
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…
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…