Heating, Cooling & Insulation
paulw11Controlling an Air Conditioning system via home automation
29 November 2011
Hi The only problem with the Nest in Australia is that most of the systems sold here use proprietary control panels, while most systems sold in the US use 24v ac control.…
evilwillowtinting east facing glass sliding doors
16 November 2011
Thanks so much for your replies. I'm a life-long renter so have no experience in home building or maintenance & its hard sorting through all the information available on…
Frothy_monsterEvaporative cooling ... a tale of poor customer service
12 November 2011
bashworthwaterproof vapour barrier on roof of ground floor os area
8 November 2011
Frothy_monsterAnyone Louvers and Split system ?
3 November 2011
Yeah you will get air flow through the louver's, but as with anything the full effect of the cooling/heating will be effected, due to some air flow restriction via the…
Frothy_monsterBrivis Evaporative Cooling blowing insects through vents
3 November 2011
(hey, 1st time poster, 15 years experience HVAC installation/service) I can see how the Evap might suck in bugs and spit em out via the vents (although i've never seen it)…
sceen7hydronic heating suppliers in melb and cost
31 October 2011
We went with a similar system, a combination of floor coils and panel heating in a single story renno/extension. Our extension is on a slab, which is why we went for floor…
sceen7Evaporative Cooling - Bonaire vs. CoolBreeze.
30 October 2011
We used Plum heating and cooling only this week and i ditto the experience your sister had Gidgit. We wanted to extend our original evap system into our extension (was…
kevviekInstructions to replace pads in Brivis Contour Cooler
26 October 2011
Thanks guys. I did find instructions, it is very easy - just undo the screws on top to loosen it a little and the panels lift out in their frames, and the pads then just…
nicenurseComparing quotes for ducted air conditioning
26 October 2011
Thank you all so much for your replies. It can be daunting when it seems theres always someone who has a horror story about the brand you have in mind. But Im sure the…
Stewie DWhich roofing solution to use for coolest house?
10 October 2011
Here is a link to a government paper after research into insulation effectiveness and total r-values of different roof/ceiling/insulation scenarios. They don't cover light…
cmhamiltonExternal power isolator for refrigerated aircon unit...
6 October 2011
There's a difference? If I have the external point with the isolator switch can the air con installers still do what they need to do with it? I'm stuck with it now…
athmanBrivis ducted heating unit - repair or replace?
1 October 2011
20 years is good going. Even if you fix the fan there are other parts that will be on their last legs. We built our house new with a Brivis Buffalo heating unit eight…
BarryCretrofit wall insulation for weatherboard house
22 September 2011
We have a 1920s weatherboard and would like to increase the wall insulation without removing all the weatherboards to do so. Is there a product that will work? Cheers
lambchoppaSolar heating & cooling is it worth it?
20 September 2011