Heating, Cooling & Insulation
BelsMost economical way to use Gas Convector Heater
6 June 2016
Everybody is different and everyone will have a different opinion on economical usage vs. comfort. What you should be asking yourself is, Have you approximated what the…
lenarufusRoof space ventilation - Skillion with raked ceilings
6 June 2016
Just bumping this as I'm interested in any responses
bzerk86Daikin Ducted Inverter - Doesn't Slow Down In Heat Mode
2 June 2016
Okay, I have been fortunate enough to have a Daikin tech on site. Turns out that this particular model of Three phase inverters will only modulate in cooling mode. The…
1960sModernistHomeMulti headed splits. Can you install after build?
2 June 2016
Good to see common sense prevailed... And good advice too by the way. If you want to know about electrical, air con or plumbing stuff it's best to ask a specialist,…
First_Timer_RayGas log fire downstairs - effectiveness?
31 May 2016
Thanks HGMbuild - I found that one yesterday although the price may end up be a bit prohibitive ($12,000 for the unit alone) - I think it would be cheaper to have a ducted…
Dani_84Circulating heat from combustion fireplace
3 May 2016
Thanks alot for your reply, you are absolutely right about the cost over a 20 year mortgage, I doubt the cost would add much more to our repayments and never really…
enviroflexinsulateInsulation(yeah plain topic, i know)
21 April 2016
Not a plain topic There is a big range of insulation to suit your needs, whether you are looking at thermal or acoustic properties. The number one thing to make sure…
ckirPolyester insulation in Europe, USA and Canada
4 April 2016
Fibreglass batts are cheaper with a higher r-value per unit thickness. Or one goes with blown-in to deal with irregular shapes. If your insulation goal is to maximize…
deejay08Comparing house energy star ratings and heating cost savings
31 March 2016
I did see it..I'm not an expert...obviously. Just trying to help with what I had.
HavocthemightySolar systems and Ducted air/heating systems
27 March 2016
http://www.suntraksolar.com.au/ these guys have an extremely good reputation in the solar industry there abit more pricey but if you buy a cheap crappy solar system you…
1960sModernistHomeHeating & Cooling Dilemma - BONAIRE or Daikin
17 March 2016
Yeah a Daikin/Mitsu inverter will be pretty quiet. Especially at night when people are sensitive to boise, because the heat load on the system will be quite low and it…
JokerWanting opinions on Ducted AC for new home build.
2 March 2016
i went with actron add on in victoria,and a independent small business operator whom is used around geelong by others for hard jobs recommended Actron and also brivis add…
1960sModernistHomeWinter sun directly entering hallway or adjoining bedrooms?
1 March 2016
A good way to block out summer morning and afternoon sun is to strategically plant deciduous trees and shrubs to screen the sun. That way they lose their foliage in autumn…
oneJohnis insulation on a new build mandatory?
29 February 2016
This depends on the product. Some have low emittance on both sides, and some only on one side. If it has a low emittance surface on the outside, it is usually dulled to…
Drew01refridgerated cooling in porter davis waldorf 48 mixed info
13 February 2016
If you want a sensible answer, ring Executive Heat and Cooling in Hallam, and speak to Shane - he's the guy who does the heating/cooling design and quoting for Porter…
GrumpyOldSodIntelligent Life Gen III ac system
10 February 2016
Apologies all, havent been on here for ages. Intelligent life now advise that they only manufacture. all repairs and servicing is done by third party businesses, they gave…