Heating, Cooling & Insulation
New build on coastal SE QLD
Just wondering if anyone can chime in on our new build. We are going to build on a block within meters from the beach in SE QLD. Our Brisbane based architect…
Daikin Unit has Developed Fault
I authorized them to go ahead.
Indoor PCB still a delay.........
Its Daikin part # 300556P
If I can get one earlier that would be great.
Where should I look??
Mould on Colourbond Roof
Not unusual for fungus on Colorbond roof. I have it on mine and we are about 300m from Port Philip Bay in Vic.
I have a Technical Bulletin TB-27 made available…
Air-Con on 3 phase
Before you splash out and outlay on a mains upgrade to 3 phase supply, just check that your induction cooktop doesn't also support single phase supply. The few I've…
Ducted Aircon install
I was wondering if anyone has a recommendation for ducted aircon installers in Brisbane? I'm building two new houses side by side and my builder is happy for me to get my…
Built in wardrobe ventilation
It might help. Regarding the extent, it depends upon why you have got humidity issues from the wardrobes to start with.
Jun 27, 2017 11:37 pm
The Case of the Missing Insulation
Well... I hope it serves as an example for other first timers. Don't trust a certificate. Definitely worth paying an independent inspector to go through the property with…
Jun 21, 2017 7:43 pm
How are you sizing up your AC system?
I use 2 A/C Nikibi 3 phrases for a 10m x 3m room. It is quite ok. I agree with you that A/C system can be most effective in a large space. I think you should use the…
Jun 19, 2017 10:28 pm
Evaporative aircon brand
Hi we are currently getting quotes for our evaporative aircon and are trying to decide which brand mainly between brivis and Braemar.
We currently have a Braemar at our…
Jun 13, 2017 2:17 pm
Jun 06, 2017 12:34 am
Heating & Cooling Dilemma
Generally, industrial meat slicers have a range of different features, therefore it is very important to consider carefully before purchasing your target model. The first…
Jun 06, 2017 12:31 am
well I'm trying to get the floor as temp. stable as possible. From what I understand, The higher the R value the better. I was going to use two layers of R-30 between the…
Gas Log Fire
With the cannon it ran for 15 years before I sold the house without any breakdown, even with a warranty I wouldn't buy a unreliable product.
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May 26, 2017 8:22 pm
Ducted ac question gas under doors
Also the best ac installed poorly will be a poor performer, installation and ac quality are both of equal importance.
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May 13, 2017 9:27 pm
Turboheat - Ducted Heating for Wood Fires
We will be building our new home hopefully later this year. It will be on 2 acres in the Ballarat Region and we are looking at our heating options. There is no natural gas…
If Knauf costs more than $100 per sq m, then BioPCM will be a better choice. But still quite expensive. my calcs show $14K for 150 sq m with 2.4 m ceilings for BioPCM.
Bonaire Navigator - zoning
Your remote should have zone indicator. Mostly 3 and 4 will be of no use. There will be common area (which is living room) and you may not be able to control. Two zones…
May 01, 2017 10:55 pm
Fans: Haiku or Aeratron?
We have a 1300mm Haiku in our main bedroom in bamboo/black. It's fabulous. The quietest and most effective fan I have ever encountered. But it comes at a cost - about $1000 each.
They will have to upgrade your ducks to are larger size to take heating and Cooling. You may also need to upgrade your heater.
We paid $9652. for Brivis add on…
reverse cycle air duct systems?
Cureently looking at removing my gas heating ducts and evaporative cooling and replacing with air duct reverse cycle air con system but I do not know the subject all that…
Retrofit tiled roof insulation?
Yes Sisalation though not exactly since it goes before the tiles go in place . But I remember having a chat with someone in Thomastown about retrofitting and he said there…
Apr 13, 2017 10:09 pm
Apr 10, 2017 11:50 pm
Floor insulation supports.
How can it move repairing floor sheeting? Can a few mm bow out the sheet of flat too much? I guess it would depend on fixing centers and sheet…
Apr 05, 2017 12:18 am
Ducted aircon through builder
I'm contemplating on whether to include Ducted AC in my package with Eden Brae Homes or not. They have quoted $11,614 for Single Storey house (22 sq) - 12.4KW, 2…
Josh's house/ CSR house
I have been a couple of times. I have taken small groups to have a look on Sustainable House Day (Sept). Feedback is always positive.
I think CSR House if a great…
West facing wall with an elevated neighbour
Thanks heaps for your reply. Regarding privacy, I did check the windows and they are not exactly in line of sight so all is good but I will still check when their frame is up.
Mar 22, 2017 9:02 pm
Daikin outside air system
I am thinking (possibly overthinking) about this topic for a 2 storey home!
1. Extraction of hot air, using the AC return Duct (a.k.a Home Economiser)
Heating a 7 star house
For a seven star house , you'd need some very unique authentic that berber families in the high atlas mountains of Morocco during the cold winter use to warm up their…
Mar 05, 2017 10:41 pm
Reverse Cycle AC and solar
I'm also toying with this idea, although my current position is that it probably doesn't quite work out. Given now the export rate for solar is a paltry 7c/kWh you…
Old Brivis MK1 ducted heating unit
Does anyone have any info on this heating system. I'm in a rented place and the heating is working fine but the ducting is very confusing.
There are 5 ducts…
How to cool down garage
It has a brush type seal top and sides and a bottom of door rubber seal too. Thanks for the input.
Evaporative cooling or split system?
The big plus for evaporative air conditioning for me is that it gives a complete change of home air about every two minutes so if cooking cabbage or other nasty smelling…
For my roofing renovation I am planning to go with cedar roofs. I don't have much idea about the cooling or insulation benefits of different kinds of roofing. My husband…
Roof - insulated panels noise
Considering going roof insulated panels for a new build such as ritek, trideck etc... We are having trouble finding info on noise properties of the systems.
This one, no filter. The heating/cooling tech that came out after handover said if a filter mediun was added, the restriction would be too much. If I wanted it filtered,…