Heating, Cooling & Insulation
gpierceDucted Heating Advice for Canberra - Braemar or Brivis?
3 October 2008
Well, For starters, shutting vents causes more air to come out in different spots, so shutting vents in rooms may not achieve what the user…
rzkmanHow do I add an additional thermostat upstairs
31 October 2008
Hi, We have a two storey house that has ducted heating and air conditioning. It is controlled by a Honeywell Chronotherm thermometer. Next to the thermometer are two…
Roof Insulation - Foil/Foam/Ritek
Thoughts on Roof Ventilators
I agree with Steve. Also have a read through - http://forums.envirotalk.com.au/Eco-Housing-f52.html - there was some interesting discussion on…
Hot Water Systems - unsure of which one to get...
Hi, I'm hoping to gain feedback or knowledge on Hot Water Systems - Types and Brands on what would be suitable for my home - which I am currently…
dymonite69Can I install sarking on the inside of an existing roof?
13 November 2008
Thanks for your replies. I am also looking at ceiling batts or loose insulation, as there is practically no insulation there now at all. I…
markDHCService: Brivis Ducted Cooling and Heating System
14 November 2008
most heating/cooling companies can provide a service on ducted heaters and evaporative coolers. brivis also do it but can take a while to get there. The last poster is…
mattwalkerBrivis Ducted Heating & Cooling System
15 November 2008
It could also be your return air. Have you tried cleaning the vent? It could also be somewhere in the return air stack. We have a light switch in the return stack…
Yak_ChatEvaporative Air Conditioner Calculator and Area Map
6 December 2008
I found this link on the web that might be of use for those thinking about an Evaporative Air Conditioner and wondering if it will work in your house? The web site…
dymonite69Heating and Cooling FAQS
13 December 2008
A useful site by the Victorian Government on choosing a heating and/or cooling system: http://www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/ww ... sheets.asp
mattwalkerDucted heating blows cold air first 20-30 seconds.
14 December 2008
Anton - with older units and 3 star units this is quite common. As soon as the heater gets the signal to turn on the fan starts and the burners…
apkDo any one heard of Aqua Breeze - Evaporative Cooler
16 December 2008
Thanks markDHC for your input. I would be looking at Bonaire or Brivis.
PewitMini-Duct Reverse Cycle Aircon system in Sydney
20 December 2008
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…
kexkezIs bigger better for evaporative cooling?
23 December 2008
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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