Heating, Cooling & Insulation
Jun 30, 2012 12:14 pm
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 2:20 pm
Jun 04, 2012 11:35 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 10:03 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 5:40 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…
help - my outside ac unit location
It will make service near on impossible. They breathe through the top so the unit should work okay as long as there is a decent gap to the eave.
gas hot water system choice vs pipe size
a 26L is not overkill for 2 showers simultaneously. A 24l would probably do it. You can install most brands of water controlllers DIY. Wireless set up in Rinnai is approx…
Bremar Gas Heating Problem - Code?
I have a Braemar Gas heating system which isnt working effectively.
It comes on routinely ( either in Man or Auto mode ) workes for a while, then it displays…
THICKNESS OF 90mm POLYESTER BATTS
Thanks. I think you misunderstood my question, but you did give me the info required. I want to get to R5.5 or R6, but want to know what I already have. If they are…
Fan for open fire
Hi I have a large open fireplace and am wondering if it is possible to
fan force it?
My idea is to insert a steel/galvanised pipe 35mm through the side brickwork with…
Gas/Electric ducted heating
The most efficient form of electric heating is reverse cycle air conditioning. You would need to get an installer to look at your requirements and design a system for…
Braemar gas heater issue
I've removed the thermister, there is no damage on the cable,
it's reading 5Kohm in a cold shed and it got to 3Kohm while holding it, are these values in the correct range??
Help - what Ducted A/C system
Adelaide's a bit far - we're on the Sunshine Coast!
Anyway, we have gone for the Daikin unit in the end, with the all-in one controller.
Trusses are going up today so…
Which Heater To Use
Panasonic make a 8HP ducted unit with 23.5kW of heating power.
We have a smaller, 4HP unit, that manages our house for both heating and cooling.
Sound / Acoustic insulation
Thanks Ted. I'll go with the cheap thermal type insulation. The result is bound to be significantly better than what was there before, so no point wasting money on more…