Heating, Cooling & Insulation
your heating & cooling concerns
All I want is for both to work.
Air Con cools the house in summer
Heater keeps the house lovely and warm in winter.
This may seem obvious, but so many systems do…
Mar 14, 2008 6:36 pm
have thougght of that but I cant put up with the heat anymore lol
Ducted Heating Problem
Sounds like the fan or abelt may have broken suring summer.
If your not techincally minded, call the heater fix it man, like hire a hubby or similar.
Eco Friendly Heating And Cooling
Casa, they mention that they are grabbing outside cool air and bringin it inside.
It will help - but do not expect it to provide all your heating. It is a…
Wish I'd come back to this a bit sooner. I've already bought all the new bits and lined up someone to do the work.
Really though the old mantle and woodheater were just…
Location of reverse cycle
New house, put it wherever you want. Internal, external, doesn't matter. Pipework can be up to 25m....at least mine can be.
Drain will run straight down inside the wall…
Thanks DeeElle. Canterbury and Fitzroy both look good. I'm looking at something that has stainless steel borders. I'll visit their website...…
Apr 20, 2008 8:17 pm
Can you get them to put in more zones after the installation or is it to difficult, we are only having two zones at this stage
Apr 25, 2008 11:47 pm
PD lifeStyle only source Bonaire now?
i have got the answer now.
it depends on which office you are dealing with, my PD lifestyle office is dealing with someone who only do Bonaire and Vulcan but not brivis…
Apr 28, 2008 8:15 pm
Air con vent above staircase, anyone?
MICA and ALL
I gave in to the builder after basically being told they would not give us a refund or move the air con points for us... i was just so over it all and…
Anywhere from $500 to $1000 for a good new wood mantle. Around $2K to $3K for a decent marble one. Then there's the insert - probably around $500. And you'll need a hearth…
Thanks guys - yep that makes sense....
Found calculators online (web is wonderful) which show things like airflow litres per minute etc... and yes there is a huge…
The blow-in stuff burns pretty easily.
It shouldn''t burn - but if they do not use the right mix of retadants (which are natural things…
Small house in Melbourne
Why do you think it gets hotr - western sun on the walls, courtyard that heats up etc etc.
I know living in the UK that these sorts of things are far from your mind -…
general cost of evap cooling
We're paying $3,300 to add a Brivis P43 evaporative cooling system with 7 outlets. This was part of the "Luxury Options Bonus Pack" offered by Simonds in January. I think…
Ceiling Inlet for Ducted Heating?
ActronAir units are a fantastic unit i have been installing plenty of them with no problems and the top model has a digital scroll units are better than a inverter and…
Brivis ducted gas heating duct install
Welcome to the forum.....
I was getting a couple of quotes today for servicing a ducted heater....no problems.
As soon as I said I also wanted to move a duct around…
Brivis HE20 or Vulcan BV515...
If you have'nt bought a heater yet i recommend neither of these units your better off with a Braemar Brivis was a good heater awhile back but now having lots of problems…
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.
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 10:26 pm
Low profile ducting....
Check these out.
They have locations across Australia.