Heating, Cooling & Insulation
Stewie DIs R2.0 a maximum for external wall insulation?
27 February 2013
By external wall insulation people usually mean that they only insulate the outside walls of a house for heat loss/heat gain etc. Internal walls can be insulated too of…
Casa2underfloor heating powered by solar panels
24 February 2013
Went to the SRCC website (http://www.solar-rating.org) and compared an Apricus AP-30C evacuated tube panel to a Solahart flat panel. There are different climates and…
AdamIronsSolar Electricity - Queensland SEQ ?
21 February 2013
You still looking for solar grid system? if you are please message me, i work for a solar company and i can arrange for someone to give you a free solar assesment, let you…
Casa2concrete slab floor - layer above plastic barrier?
20 February 2013
The plastic is referred to as a vapour barrier, not waterproofing. My structural engineer reminded me of this every time I called the plastic sheet under the slab waterproofing. I
FTOReplacing compressor within Brivis Ice add-on refrigeration
17 February 2013
Hi roonzy How much were you quoted for the fix? We just ended up getting a 9.4kw split system installed as we figured it was better value for money (low 3k) than…
jaeleeSmoothline Ventilators - roof ventilation for 2 storey home
14 February 2013
Yes, I can't give you specific temperature ranges, but believe it definatley has had a positive effect on cooling our upstairs.
installation inspectorAS3000 air conditioning and heat pumps updates
14 February 2013
AS3000 was amended in December 2012 and here's a summary of the new requirements for air conditioners and heat pumps: - Air conditioning units and heat pumps are required…
Bulldog BoyAirCon Controllers - MyAir Vs. Izone 310?
13 February 2013
Hey Iceman, That's like saying Apple is a poor copy of Microsoft. Sounds to me you maybe are in bed with one of these companies Anyway that's just my humble opinion, let…
Skyzie85Reverse cycle vs evap ducted with gas duct Perth area
24 January 2013
Probably not. I think we'll see how it goes & then reassess. We may end up getting a split system on the wall in te main living space, but who knows. Kind of exciting…
claypotSamsung and LG 15.5Kw single phase power input?
28 December 2012
No sooner had I posted, and got a reply from LG. "Dear Thank you for your enquiry to LG Electronics regarding our Air Conditioners. The maximum running current of the…
bashworthRooms too hot when building in the roof
26 December 2012
Three issues all solvable 1. You need plenty of insulation 2. As hot air rises you need good ventilation/openable windows 3. Shading of windows- avoid skylight windows on…
rockydibsBrivis ice series ducted air conditioning 38CDA21A9
5 December 2012
HomeAngelsMultihead split vs ducted aircon vs aircon add-on unit
5 December 2012
I have enquired with a few heating/cooling specialists and still can't get a clear direction of where we should be heading. I'm hoping someone here could point us in the…
wokwonInstaller manual for Bonaire MB5 - 14l ducted heater
26 November 2012
Does anyone have an installer's manual for the Bonaire MB5 - 14l ducted heater. Bonaire does not have it on their webpage and me being Joe public has not been able to…
tengalsAir walls - any such thing for home use, do they work?
13 November 2012
the top end commercial ones word well in the right application. the domestic ones i wouldnt touch
AziGPolystyrene boards on attic joists -condensation?
12 November 2012
Check out this really useful resource on moisture management and condensation, thanks to Stewie D for originally posting it. here is a booklet on Condensation in…