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jaycmc
jaycmc
14 December 2008

loud a/c unit

loud a/c unit

I think it has mostly to do where around the house it is mounted. We also have an Actron ESP Ultima (18kw) and it is mounted about 5m from our master bedroom and floor…

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jaycmc
Dec 14, 2008 10:54 pm
markDHC
markDHC
15 December 2008

H3nley Brivis Heater

H3nley Brivis Heater

almost all heating thermostats have printed on there somewhere 'Cooling' - but unless cooling was installed it just does nothing (:oops:) no harm in trying and hoping…

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markDHC
Dec 15, 2008 3:13 pm
markDHC
apk
apk
16 December 2008

Do any one heard of Aqua Breeze - Evaporative Cooler

Do any one heard of Aqua Breeze - Evaporative Cooler

Thanks markDHC for your input. I would be looking at Bonaire or Brivis.

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apk
Dec 16, 2008 3:27 pm
MyCocaCola32Squares
MyCocaCola32Squares
19 December 2008

Advice on gas ducted heating

Advice on gas ducted heating
1, 2

what if you use filters, i notice a lot of builders dont put filters. whats the cost of the alternative systems i am interested

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MyCocaCola32Squares
Dec 19, 2008 11:50 am
MyCocaCola32Squares
Pewit
Pewit
20 December 2008

Mini-Duct Reverse Cycle Aircon system in Sydney

Mini-Duct Reverse Cycle Aircon system in Sydney

Whoever did the fire regs on this building failed to notice the piles of wood and asbestos sheet left in the attic! We're aware that we need to get the body corporate…

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Pewit
Dec 20, 2008 11:28 pm
rjweddell
rjweddell
22 December 2008

evaporative cooling and coolbreeze question

evaporative cooling and coolbreeze question

Have a look at this thread http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=9991 I do work for a company that sells cool breeze as well as…

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rjweddell
Dec 22, 2008 3:26 pm
kexkez
kexkez
23 December 2008

Is bigger better for evaporative cooling?

Is bigger better for evaporative cooling?

def go slightly bigger than what will "just do" the area. We were advised to do this in our last house and we were very happy we did. It cooled beautifully when other…

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kexkez
Dec 23, 2008 9:18 am
kexkez
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
24 December 2008

Ventilation between Pantry and Garage

Ventilation between Pantry and Garage

Most likelt the fridge is simply warming the room and the air is not venting away. so either vent the ceiling above the fridge and a vent to get air in there. or…

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Yak_Chat
Dec 24, 2008 2:59 am
Yak_Chat
Johnnojack
Johnnojack
2 January 2009

Help, west facing bedroom

Help, west facing bedroom

Double glazing using Low-E glass to surface 2 will keep most of the heat out. But that is an expensive solution after you have built. Here…

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Johnnojack
Jan 02, 2009 2:20 pm
Brad75
Brad75
4 January 2009

Brivas Ice system not working ?????

Brivas Ice system not working ?????

The unit won't always get down to the temparture you desire they are designed to get the temparture around a 13 degree drop from outside temp so if it is 35 outside you…

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Brad75
Jan 04, 2009 3:20 pm
markDHC
markDHC
7 January 2009

Omega Evaporative

Omega Evaporative

Not a good unit at all. Backup service terrible. Go for a more popular brand - in my experience brivis are very good and if you search around on the forum you'll find a…

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markDHC
Jan 07, 2009 9:30 am
markDHC
ozkarnak
ozkarnak
9 January 2009

Split System Good Reputations ?

Split System Good Reputations ?

I've got a Daiken split system that I installed at the start of last year. I did a fair amount of research at the time (Choice, online, friends etc) and to me it came down…

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ozkarnak
Jan 09, 2009 2:28 pm
ozkarnak
rjweddell
rjweddell
9 January 2009

Rinnai Energysaver gas heaters

Rinnai Energysaver gas heaters

Yeah no worries. They are very good but not very popular for some reason. I work at a heating and cooling shop over in perth and I have sold 2 in the year I have been…

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rjweddell
Jan 09, 2009 7:06 pm
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chuth77
Jan 10, 2009 8:45 am
billdsl
billdsl
10 January 2009

Ducted vs Split performance

Ducted vs Split performance

thanks for the link dymonite69, interesting read its unfortunate that our house is going to run south to north, our last house was a modern colonial running east to…

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billdsl
Jan 10, 2009 8:34 pm
billdsl
Colsy
Colsy
12 January 2009

Anyone got this ceiling fan?

Anyone got this ceiling fan?

Hi guys, I have been browsing on Ebay for ceiling fans and saw one I like for $130. I then browsed some more and found the same one for $90 - both brand new. Which then…

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Colsy
Jan 12, 2009 9:13 am
Colsy
MyCocaCola32Squares
MyCocaCola32Squares
12 January 2009

Ducted Heating & Air Conditioning

Ducted Heating & Air Conditioning

Sounds good maybe consider one of the high effiency Brivis units for Heating HE30I and then later on get the add on cooling maybe 21kwatt Please note that i do not…

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MyCocaCola32Squares
Jan 12, 2009 11:16 am
MyCocaCola32Squares
Brad75
Brad75
12 January 2009

Actron Ducted Aircon

Actron Ducted Aircon

Check on the actronAir…

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Brad75
Jan 12, 2009 9:42 pm
kassan1973
kassan1973
13 January 2009

Adding a second Brivis Networker

Adding a second Brivis Networker

The second networkwer is normally the slave is useful when you have 2 zones .When heating second zone only ie Bedrooms second controller is usally in the master room so it…

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kassan1973
Jan 13, 2009 3:37 pm
MyCocaCola32Squares
MyCocaCola32Squares
13 January 2009

Anyone know cost of upgrading from 3 star to 5 star heater

Anyone know cost of upgrading from 3 star to 5 star heater

Penny 8 ducts would just be enough to do living area only. I think your house needs 13, to work correctly. Also what size unit are they installing. ie 25kwatt?

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MyCocaCola32Squares
Jan 13, 2009 4:10 pm
MyCocaCola32Squares
DudleyDog
DudleyDog
15 January 2009

Brivis info not so readily available...

Brivis info not so readily available...

Hi Sean Just wondering who you went with for your aircon and what system you used? We're also in Adelaide, building in Prospect and have a quote from the builder (who…

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DudleyDog
Jan 15, 2009 10:40 am
dymonite69
dymonite69
16 January 2009

Ceiling Insulation in Garage

Ceiling Insulation in Garage

. If you have a roller door that faces west or east it will get very hot. Insulation will just keep the heat in longer. put rubber doors…

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dymonite69
Jan 16, 2009 8:47 am
dymonite69
billdsl
billdsl
16 January 2009

3 phase or single phase

3 phase or single phase
1, 2

im going a single phase unit around the 14.5kw cooling size, 3 phase was only required to go up to the 18kw cooling size which isnt required only decision for me is…

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billdsl
Jan 16, 2009 7:57 pm
billdsl
Mr Smith
Mr Smith
20 January 2009

Ceiling Fans Power Supply

Ceiling Fans Power Supply

may need more explanation/details xenie??....

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Mr Smith
Jan 20, 2009 6:51 pm
kassan1973
kassan1973
20 January 2009

Heating / Cooling Zones

Heating / Cooling Zones
1, 2

I have Brivis add-on air with 2 zones which works quite well. 40 deg in Melbourne today with 1 zone on A/C cycling at 22deg if set at 21 will stay on cont tried 2 zones…

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kassan1973
Jan 20, 2009 9:52 pm
dymonite69
dymonite69
21 January 2009

Heating & Cooling - Blank Canvas

Heating & Cooling - Blank Canvas

We are going through the process of getting some quotes on GDH, both in the roof and the floor, as well as ducted cooling. We are…

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dymonite69
Jan 21, 2009 1:13 pm
dymonite69
jembsb
jembsb
21 January 2009

New home - evap cooling

New home - evap cooling

We've just built a 42sqr Dbl story with Evap upstairs only (we put in 3 Mitsu splits for downstairs). Our builder supplied the Braemar 550. Have been very happy with its…

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jembsb
Jan 21, 2009 3:24 pm
dymonite69
dymonite69
23 January 2009

Silver foil question again.

Silver foil question again.

I have a very well insulated house, R3.2 batts in ceiling. 2.5 in walls + walls are Hebel panels which adds another R1.1 or something.…

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dymonite69
Jan 23, 2009 12:00 pm
dymonite69
vtek16
vtek16
23 January 2009

Evap Advice on New Home - SA

Evap Advice on New Home - SA

I got a quote today on a 5 outlet Breezair Harmony EXH150, it came in at $4450 is this about right, I think im going to prefer the Breezair over the Brivis, it just…

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vtek16
Jan 23, 2009 7:33 pm
MyCocaCola32Squares
MyCocaCola32Squares
23 January 2009

Brivis add-on a/c

Brivis add-on a/c

what you plan on doing will make the unit work harder. As what you want to do is allow the cool air cycle through the hot ducts thus heating it up prematurely. This is the…

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MyCocaCola32Squares
Jan 23, 2009 11:23 pm
MyCocaCola32Squares
_kelly_
_kelly_
24 January 2009

How to make my air con more enviro friendly?

How to make my air con more enviro friendly?

Oh drats. I was hoping I could do something about this and solve the water Victorian water crisis in one fell swoop :wink: Well I guess back to plan B and install a rain…

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_kelly_
Jan 24, 2009 3:05 pm
_kelly_
gumboots
gumboots
24 January 2009

split system install cost?

split system install cost?

thanks all, yeah i had a look at those guys. looks like we may be needing the advanceded install, around the price we were hoping for too.

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gumboots
Jan 24, 2009 4:59 pm
Morbo
Morbo
27 January 2009

Insulation in existing house

Insulation in existing house
1, 2

No I meant back in Germany I did not have to switch the heater on in temperatures compared to a Melbourne winter. And these buildings are not 10 stars either. Ok, double…

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Morbo
Jan 27, 2009 12:30 pm
dymonite69
dymonite69
27 January 2009

West facing master bedroom

West facing master bedroom

REad this thread, it should help …

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dymonite69
Jan 27, 2009 6:12 pm
dymonite69
satz
satz
28 January 2009

Breezair v Contour Evap cooling features compared

Breezair v Contour Evap cooling features compared

Hi there was wondering if the original poster had decided on Brivis Contour or Breezair? I'm in exactly the sasme boat now, except in some ways more difficult in…

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satz
Jan 28, 2009 2:36 pm
kristofw
kristofw
31 January 2009

Ducting warm air around home

Ducting warm air around home

Hi Tony, Somehow I've missed this thread before now. The great minds think alike :wink: . I'll be installing a heat shifter in our new house, to transfer warm air from the…

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kristofw
Jan 31, 2009 12:13 am
kristofw
kassan1973
kassan1973
31 January 2009

Window tinting

Window tinting

can anyone recommend a tinter in melbourne north suburbs even a cash guy would be great. Thanks Dean

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kassan1973
Jan 31, 2009 10:21 pm
kristofw
kristofw
1 February 2009

paving/concrete slab terrace on north side of house - heat?

paving/concrete slab terrace on north side of house - heat?

The answer is yes! It'll reflect sun radiation during the day, right into your windows and walls, heating them up, and store the large amount of…

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kristofw
Feb 01, 2009 10:43 am
kristofw
Brad75
Brad75
1 February 2009

Omega air and heating

Omega air and heating

Omega evaporative coolers are cheap and bottom of the line woth coolbreeze go for a Braemar or Breezair

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Brad75
Feb 01, 2009 1:37 pm
isogroup
isogroup
2 February 2009

where to buy designer/good looking electric radiators?

where to buy designer/good looking electric radiators?

jinster, sorry i did see after i posted that you were looking for electric panel heater. same reponse as before that the market is not big enough. the panel market…

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isogroup
Feb 02, 2009 12:37 am

We're about to renovate our 1930s top-floor apartment in Sydney (approx 80M^3) and want to install reverse cycle air-conditioning. The unit runs along the East half of the…

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Pewit
Feb 02, 2009 4:22 pm
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BuildingACT
Feb 02, 2009 6:18 pm
Zerosignal
Zerosignal
2 February 2009

Brivis ICE add on cooling question....

Brivis ICE add on cooling question....

Can someone help me understand how this addon system works. Can it be attached to any existing heating unit? Do we need to have the builder do anything particularly out…

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Zerosignal
Feb 02, 2009 8:18 pm
Southies
Southies
3 February 2009

Art Deco Register/Grille

Art Deco Register/Grille

HOpe it works out for you & cheaply :wink:

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Southies
Feb 03, 2009 7:36 am
Southies
kazzie
kazzie
8 February 2009

Brivis Evap Aircon Fault

Brivis Evap Aircon Fault

Many thanks Brad at least I know what could now be wrong with it, I think the guy didn't really know and thought it was easier to fit a new one!

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kazzie
Feb 08, 2009 10:33 am
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
8 February 2009

Floor Insulation

Floor Insulation

Dyno re-read my post - I said "Sound Blocking Insulation" And yes stopping sound travel from room to room is a very complex task and timber is a great conductor of…

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Yak_Chat
Feb 08, 2009 8:18 pm
Yak_Chat


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