Heating, Cooling & Insulation
kassan1973Ducted gas heat with integrated cooling - Braemer or Brivis?
11 October 2014
HI , We have had a Brivis 18kw add on air etc. 7 years old and has never missed a beat, gets a big workout over summer is zoned and 24 sq living house. Dean
Berstan HomesDo I need Sisalation AND Batts in roof?
10 October 2014
Yes all homes should have sisalation (sarking) and insulation, they both have different purposes sisalation for condensation and insulation for its thermal qualities. Many…
TanninNew iron roof on old house: best insulation practice
9 October 2014
Hi all. Sorry to start with such a long post! I'm getting a bit confused with all the possible options for this job - more choices than I can get my mind around. First…
esjl2809Vulcan vs 160 gas boosted solar system, problem?
7 October 2014
Hi, I have a Vulcan vs 160 gas boosted solar system and a Rheem 20 continuous hot water. Lately the red indicator on the solar monitor of the Vulcan vs 160 is either…
BelsMUST CEILING FANS WITH REMOTE CONTROL HAVE ISOLATION SWITCH
24 September 2014
excerpt from AS/NZS3000:2007Amdt2 220.127.116.11.1 General Devices for isolation shall effectively isolate all active supply conductors from the circuit. A…
liquidtransitionElectric under-floating-floor heating
27 August 2014
Mcarthur, For timber floors, there should be a floor temperature sensor that limits the timber temperature to 27deg C. That value is based on the timber flooring being…
JokerRefrigerated Air Con solution for Melbourne home
28 July 2014
If wanting add on air con or air con , I looked for months on many many forums and sites, the brand that came up constantly has reliable,advanced,was actron an Australian…
Jokerwhere to buy gas log fireplace in melbourne(southeast)
28 July 2014
i would bookmark several sites ,then over a period of time look regularly so you can get a special or display model,first of course find out the…
mrssnowdenWood fireplace in the hunter valley/newcastle
21 July 2014
I'm in the Central Tablelands but found a Dixon heating in Albion Park to be the most helpful and cheapest in NSW even after freight. Their website isn't great but if you…
BelsIs this part the Ducted A/C zone damper control?
13 July 2014
From your little thumbnail size picture it's hard to see but potentially yes. It would be a throwaway item that would need to be replaced as it's not economical sense to…
MR2Anyone building with Wisdom upgrade their air conditioning?
8 July 2014
Yeah we did too did not get on with the aircon guys too well, they left a dogs breakfast in the roof too.
bprattAirconditioning - running costs - Reverse Cycle or Splits?
3 July 2014
Your location will make a evap cooler work or not work as well. If you are in a higher humidity area, a evap cooler will not work well enough as you are only adding to the…
PulpoHydronic heating system - When do pipes get lagging?
29 June 2014
the pipes should be installed whilst you have access to the bearers and joists. Lagging all pipes if using radiators, although if in conditioned space maybe not. What…
BeetalooUsing roofing blanket between frame and brick veneer
24 June 2014
Now that's an option, using it for some of the internal walls between the studs. Also it didn't take me any time at all as I delegated…
CrazykHeating Running Cost - Gas Vs. Elecrtic Ducted Systems
24 June 2014
Would be interested to hear from people that have geothermal.