Heating, Cooling & Insulation
Need to replace gas ducted heating??
I moved house a few months ago, the house was built in 1997 and I'm pretty sure the gas ducted heating system was put in when the house was built, so it's about 15 years…
Thermo Sealed Batts in Perth
Thanks it certainly did I will keep it handy
I had researched their website and product which sounded good....but knowing someone that had actually used them was more…
Braemar Adjust Capcity
When my Braemar unit was installed the capcity was reducted because I bought a bigger unit than I needed at the time. Now the the renovation is…
Gas burning log fires
I have Illusion gas log fire place, I can't complain about the product, we are enjoying it immensely and have not been disappointed but Reno Girl is right. Two years after…
Who is right?
I think hydronic will still be a fair bit more exy.
Gas is good in melb as it is very quick and easy to heat up and cheap to run when you consider the other…
Ducted Refridgerated Air Con Perth
We are having Actron in our new build. Rough in done already. Just remember Actron is dearer than the rest. Oz company, Oz backup, and simply a better product than the…
Jul 09, 2012 10:28 pm
Panasonic Ducted - Temp Sensor Swap
Hi All, I've heard that our Panasonic 12.5kW R/C Ducted Inverter system has sensors in the return air and wall mounted controller temperature.
Does anyone know how to…
Upsizing air con
Another option would be a VRV system, where you have a large outdoor unit, but you can then have several indoor units, either wall hung or ducted…
Jun 30, 2012 11:14 am
between floor insulation?
There are few, good thermally performing, homes in cooler climates that do not now have subfloor insulation included.
If there is plenty of…
Retrofitting sarking in metal roof
You could always wrap your trusses in the sarking which couldnt hurt, however I am surprised there is no sarking as in winter condensation forms under cb roofing which may…
Braemer TH330 or TH430?
The zoning is optional in the 4* unit so if you are not planning to use it Id go for this unit only if you require the exrta efficiency.
According to the brochure both…
Jun 11, 2012 1:20 pm
Jun 04, 2012 10:35 pm
Low Gas Pressure in inner city Melbourne ?
Who told you this, I would be very surprised if this were the case, there will always be sufficient gas supply in the main to cope, different story if you already have gas…
Jun 03, 2012 12:21 pm
Noise from Air Return Grill - Daikin
You'd want to get some more r/a capacity... if the current r/a path is not smooth then that together with the air speed would deffo make a fair bit of noise...
$350 for phone line trench??
Ours was $299 to connect but cos a dead lady connected her phone in my brand new house once they disconnect it I can get mine connected and won't have to pay the…
Return Air on ceiling for ducted heating
Have the return air at floor level if you can.
It also works in the ceiling but it doesn't circulate the air properly, it just keeps warming up the already hot air.
May 22, 2012 4:40 pm
The manufacturer of each heater will specify the clearances from combustible materials required on each side of the heater. The problems I can see with putting the…
Issue with central heating in house
Closing off the register near the return seems to have made a little bit of a difference. Overall the lounge room now has a more even heat distribution. The main bedroom…
insulation in walls
185mm insulation squashed into a normal stud wall might see the plasterboard popping off the walls.
That said I wasn't very happy with the 90mm R2.0 wall batts we used in…
Eaves are bad in Melbourne?
The best width of eaves for North EavesMelbourne is 45% of the window height.
If the top of the window is 20% of the window height below the eaves you won't lose any…
Cost effective heating
Straight from the brochure for Mitsi
Out Put 1.5 - 3.2 - 5.5
Input 0.480 - 0.665 - 1.900
So you can see there is actually a 300% efficiency for high end and low end.…
Coolair evap cooling
Can anyone give me any feedback on coolair evap cooling either positive or negative? Thinking of putting it in our new house but dont know much about the brand and…
Aircon Installer Melbourne East
I need to buy and have installed the following:
# 12kw refridgerated ducted system
# 5X2.5kw split systems (in either 1 or 2 multi unit configuration)
I am thinking…
Ducted Heating / Aircon advice
I'm looking at getting Ducted Heating and Aircon (Refrigerated Dual Cycle?) installed in my townhouse, it's only a 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom with open living, dining and…
Braemar THM520 central heater install
Hey Mate, It certainly has. Have you had any use of the system yet? I got quoted for this unit today and would love some additional feedback/ commentary
Help - Perth Aircon
My house will be completed by end of this month (keeping fingers crossed) and i am looking for some quotations on ducted reverse cycle airconditioning.
Ive had a Fujitsu ART36L, 3 switchable zones +1 fixed using 6 (square) outlets, for almost 5 years now. Its a bit smaller unit than yours. Its not noisy at all. The…