Heating, Cooling & Insulation
Pepsi_DrinkerHow bad is electric under-floor c/f (electric) hydronic?
26 September 2012
I think the problem with in-slab electric heating is that they run on electricity and that's a product that isn't getting any cheaper as time goes on !! IMHO, and what…
rzkmanAny issues with high-efficiency (4*+) ducted gas heaters?
12 September 2012
Hi all, We have a rental property that needs to have its ducted gas heater replaced. It is an outdoor unit that currently feeds 11 vents. We plan to extend the…
looshHydronic Heating System Wireless Thermostat
12 September 2012
Hi, Wireless thermostats can introduce potential problems (missed signals, etc), so we tend to avoid using them. However, if it can't be avoided, we use the Siemens…
wind_rose_2Hydronic heating what you should know!!
9 September 2012
As l understand the issue you are trying to locate the heating zones? Would it not be possible to shut them all down then turn one on at a time and use an infrared heat…
unfunkable2 smaller inverters vs 1 large one (ducted)
1 September 2012
Hi thanks for the reply we ended up going 2*Ducted 10.0KW Panasonic Air Conditioner System – (CS-F34DD1E5) with a (CU-L34DBE5) The house is about 210m2, with the living…
LeanneRReverse Cycle air con -- your electricity bill
1 September 2012
Ours was around $270. We set to 20-21 in the day time and 19 at night time. During that bill period we had it on almost 24/7 as the kids were sick. I try turn it off in…
B STARHeater/Cooling Size 34sq home - Melbourne
30 August 2012
30Kwatt heater, You aircond will be designed to do 50% of house hence the need for zoning when its very hot. It really depends on how good your house is oriented. You can…
TrevandSamSpray foam for underfloor insulation.
27 August 2012
After talking to a few tradesmen, we've decided not to use the foam and use foil board instead because if we need to get to the services for any reason it's messier to remove.
Pepsi_DrinkerA/C Configuration with Multi-Split Unit
24 August 2012
We're considering the air conditioning for our new build .............. The home is typical of the newer "open plan" designs consisting of.............. 1) Kitchen /…
FridgyWine cellar - air conditioning unit sufficient???
8 August 2012
Something else to think about is the warranty. All the Hi-wall split brands we sell specifically say - Warranty is void unless the system is used for human comfort. In…
VijayGabaEvaporative Cooling - How to calculate power of unit?
7 August 2012
Thanks for sharing your past experience. I live in Melbourne and humidity is not too bad. Does anybody know the actual formula of calculating the size of the unit? Thanks Regards
PulpoWhere can I buy gas hydronic parts for DIY?
5 August 2012
Not sure exactly what you are after. Yep underfloor heating in the UK or the rest of Europe very standard. Very competitive in pricing. Simply log onto ebay and should…
ash37th Guangzhou International Water Heater Exhibition
11 July 2012
This is spam, I get AT LEAST 2 emails a week from these guys! Last time I leave business cards out on a table at Design EX!
ash3Attractive fireplace to replace old in wall a/c??
9 July 2012
Are you after a wood or gas fireplace? A hang on the wall fireplace in wood or gas does not exist unfortunately, however you could either push the fire through the wall…
building-expertCanadian cold in Australia? (Insulation question)
6 June 2012
Irrespective of the system of insulation used it largely comes down to workmanship in installation. As property inspector who has inspected thousands of homes I can tell…
sixorAnyone have a "feel" for improvement by R-rating increase?
4 June 2012
hey forg we're building with the same builder and have asked the cost for R2.5 insulation for the walls. Yet to get a response though...
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