Heating, Cooling & Insulation
WHAT TO DO?
Excellent, not sure where to find one I think I will ask around the town when we r up there next, I will keep you posted
Return air grill
I see. So that's the use of the return air. Hmm... not sure yet where we'll place this in out home but i want to try to hide it as much as possible.
Thanks Kiwi and Brad.
Rinnai Infinity hot water system
Am I correct in thinking having solar panels connected to a Rinnai Infinity would be a waste?
I was going to choose solar panels rather…
Not knocking your dreams Cb.
Just being the realist.
Some combustions / fire enclosures enable you to open the doors and let them crackle and pop while you idle away…
Ceiling fans (again)
Just remember not to ask him until he is actually in the same town otherwise he might just keep travelling …
Will central heating fix damp problem?
I'd suggest you have a read of this to get an idea of the possible issues.
Termite like damp spots, mould likes it, timber rotts in it - not a good thing to have …
Installing airconditioning in apartments
Can't help with the body corporate situation, but we installed a split at my mate's new apartment.
It was an absolute mongrel job. No A/C installer wanted to touch…
Strumer recently gave me some advice on a kitchen reno where he said that an electric wall oven has a 15A supply, would sound therefore that a ceiling fan having an 18A…
is evaporative cooling worth it?
Having some points downstairs seems to me as though it would be much quicker and more efficient for cooling the living areas.
I'd better shop around and find out.
just a quickie....
Well answered Ancient Mariner.
I'd suggest poly batts - much nicer to use. It's like putting in a big doona in your roof .
R3.2 is recommend for Perth in the ceiling…
Any cheap alternatives to sisalation??
sisalation would be your cheapest and best option, it will give you some thermal protection as well as moisture control as well, i dont know of any other product…
Hi, I only moved in to this house 5 Months ago, so don't have any history at all of this heating system. Ever since we moved in, I have had little control over my…
Just make sure that when you are talking through the settings with the tech that particular attention is paid to the relay settings.
The settings are hard to under…
Brivis Buffalo 26
Seem to have a problem with our ducted heating. At the moment it seems the fan is constantly running but no heat.
The only way to stop the fan running is to turn it off…
Evap cooling and refrig...
first question - no evap can't be converted to refig or vice-versa. Now the real fun begins - if you need a new heating system AND want refrig cooling then you MUST have…
wood pellet ash - organic?
Justa stretch of words.
you are correct - organic is a full certification.
They are making this statment - IMO - illegally - unless they can prove and show an…
Extra heating zones added later?
The heater is a bonaire vulcan 4 star. Not sure of model. Will have to look through paperwork. There's 15 outlets and it's 36 sq if that helps anyone guess. Maybe B4-30?…
Jul 22, 2008 11:26 pm
Low profile ducting....
Check these out.
They have locations across Australia.
Fluffs through heating ducts
We are getting fluffs through the heating ducts. This is been going on about a month now. Wondering if anyone else got this problem. Any…
Plumbing: Rusted gas lines
Re the Galv gas pipes - yep I had to install a new line when I installed a gas water heater so it could give the volume.
As for cost - that sounds about what I paid…
If my personal experience with my son and grandsons is worth anything, the best approach is to give a tot a taste of what it means to be scolded/burnt by something in a…
remove wood fire?
Probably better with a handyman, a builder probably wouldn't waste his/her time with something like that
heat and glo gas heater
Thats sound like a great idea, Antique White is a great colour I used to work with that colour all the time and pretty much any colour would go with it... It always made…
We have gone for the advantage air system but as we have yet to get into our house I cannot tell you how good or not it is. I can however say why we chose this…
Heat pump water heater
50dbi is like a normal voice level.
Solar is much quieter and lots cheaper to run.
Here is an article on how heat pumps work -…
Heating + evap cooling ducts in ceiling
how much bigger? is the evap i didnt get chance to measure up mine last time i did my inspection..
evap is the way to go as they say is 3 cents an hour good for smells…
Airconditioning unit sound enclosure
I would think that either a company that does extensions, or a brick/block landscaper should do what you want. The building companys probably don't want to deal with it,…
Under floor insulation
dust does has some impact on reflective products IMO it's more the movement of air that concerne me with them.
I'm planning on poly batts as they will fit up nice and…
Under Floor Heating
All this is crazy, as in Europe everyone does hydronic but not here in Adelaide.
Why would you?
We have great sun and warmth in…
Is this a good price for a Brivis
Hi, I've just been getting quotes and my quotes are much higher.
Can I have the details for the companies that provided the quotes ?
Hot water syst- NO BURNER FLAME
Last night due to heavy wind, the hot water system’s lower cover was opened and the burner was having no flame. I restarted it successfully by reading…
colourbond roof and whirlybirds
The whirlybirds will help to a minor degree in summer - but not much.
and in winter it would be worse.
Spend the money on a blown in product
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