Heating, Cooling & Insulation
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
Doc FreemanAdditional insulation on underside of roof - ?
9 February 2014
What about using one of the spray on polyurethane foams to add additional insulation? There's a few different brands, and they look fairly easy to apply to the inside of…
bprattbest color for heat in Melbourne? (colorbond metal deck rf)
4 February 2014
Warringah Council and I believe several others North of the bridge too. According to the blurb I read it is the glare caused by the lighter…
rckkrgrdUnderfloor heating in a concrete slab of 40sqm
26 January 2014
These blog posts may be of interest to you. http://boardsandbricks.com/heating-with-a…radiant-system/ http://boardsandbricks.com/hydronic-radiant-heating/
jj1Recommend me a Ducted Air con - Central Coast NSW
18 January 2014
hi mb21, we had an Actron system installed in our place during the build, which we arranged through the coy doing the electrics. Seemed a logical way for the left hand…