Heating, Cooling & Insulation
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.
crintonnWoodHeaters - Nectre Mk11 vs Quadra-Fire 2100 Milennium
12 June 2014
Thanks for the help guys it's much appreciated
ddarrochHeating/Cooling and solar 101 - for Canberra region
30 May 2014
CO2 heat pumps (such as Siddons & Sanden) are said to perform much, much better than other heat pumps. I believe they don't ice up, & have COP's (efficiencies) which are…
joyfulbuilderDaikin? Fujitsu? R/C Ducted Air Conditioning Questions
3 May 2014
Thank you very much for the clarity Crazyk. I don't think we'll ever scale down to one room. We may do one zone (the open plan family area) - which the air con people…
Crazykselecting insulation PinkBats, Bradford, Earthwool
2 May 2014
I'm looking to get an installed price for my 32 sq home in melb. Any recommendations of good reasonable installers? What prices are you guys being quoted for what size house?
virusvaleriaMy New Braemar outdoor ducted heating unit TH315NG
17 April 2014
Hi i was running my washing machine last night and too much foam in it caused it to leak out of the dipsenser and through the floor and went right under the house onto my…
blacky199DEVIreg Touch Thermostat Work with NOBO heating wall panels?
15 April 2014
Hi Guys, I have Nobo Heating Wall panels installed throughout my house. Most of them have their own thermostat and timers which I s good but there are two slimline panels…
namiradakiUnder floor heating --where does the thermostat go?
27 March 2014
Hi ChrisE, Not sure what floor heating product you purchased, so I'll explain how it works with our product (Livella Heating Systems), which will most likely work for…
StephenFMaintaining good air quality in an energy-efficient house?
25 March 2014
Ahh, ok. Well there shouldn't be too much in the way of smells coming from the outside air, not sure what will make it through the standard filters. I'll let you know how…
bashworthexposed west facing wall
23 March 2014
This describes what I have done with West Facing windows http://www.anewhouse.com.au/2012/02/sha ... g-windows/
MaxGhydronic floor heating - what do you know??
20 March 2014
I am planning to install hydronic heating. I understand how it works; have enjoyed it for many years in Germany, and simply love it. There are a few things that need to be…
FlebHelp! Wood heater reviews/efficiency comparisons?
12 March 2014
I spent a bit of time looking for high efficient heaters (have a look at my blog) and we ended up going a Lopi Flush Hybrid heater which i think is around 70%…
KapalHow to restart Brivis Wall Control with FN Key
9 March 2014
Hi Brad, I am having similar issue with my Brivis network controller. I have tried resetting by holding keys 1&3 and plugging the controller back to the wall plate but…
CrazykACTRON ESP+ Prerequirsites from builder
3 March 2014
Never heard of the Livezi...all I was trying to point out is that if you want the ducted system then lennox is the go....but it's like anything if you buy a car and put on…
LouranceHow's your air conditioning coping in the heat?
1 March 2014
Evaporative 26sq home.. basicly its just running on idle set at 28c and easily maintaining it on a 42c day (could make it cooler). The hourly running cost is around…
pominozRecommended Ceiling and Wall Insulation upgrades
28 February 2014
Thanks for that. We Live on the Sunny coast so will probably reconsider our plans. Definitely going for RFL and additional wall insulation as these both more difficult to…
coobriDucted heating and add-on cooling outlets in wet areas
15 February 2014
We just got add on cooling and they put an extra outlet in our bathroom Im thinking it will come in handy in winter with the heater on them cold mornings