Heating, Cooling & Insulation
avionWould you buy a house without a gas point?
19 April 2011
Thanks for the responses. In the end we have elected not to install the gas point in the living area during the build, but instead to do it after handover. We will have a…
bashworthwhy foil insulation could barrier heat or thermal radiant?
14 April 2011
Hi Welcome to the forum. The following link gives an explanation of reflective . http://www.anewhouse.com.au/?p=838 Regards Brian
bashworthAir conditioning and heating - What type?
13 April 2011
its Ok if you like evaporative cooling I don't like it. You can find threads here on the plusses and the minus. With my house I went for the ducted heating only but…
Sir SnaggerHaier AD602AHEAA air conditioner Reviews
9 April 2011
Hi All. I'm getting the Haier AD602AHEAA Reverse Cycle Ducted Air Conditioner installed into my house (when it's built) and was just looking for any reviews from ppl who…
broadddWet back: can you fit to fireplace inserts?
4 April 2011
I've ordered a Clean Air medium fireplace insert to place in my brick fireplace; but having some hankering for a wet back as my electric cylinder is about to die and it seems…
broadddInsulation installation: am I being too picky?
4 April 2011
Hi folks, I installed R2.5 or R3.0 (can't remember which) in my South Hobart weatherboard home's roof 10 years ago over the top of really old, thin insulation between the…
purple5iveWall Heater packed up wall heater or Central/Ducted Heating
4 April 2011
Guys i have been caught out in between a rock and a hard place had a guy come in to service my Vulcan Wall heater and he said the carbon monoxide reading is through the…
koala123Is Braemar TH425 oversized for 17-18 sq house?
26 March 2011
Thanks! MagicMuppetMan. I found the old Stadt booklet, it was 19kw unit. although the airflow is labeled 580-635l/s@75pa, because of the poorly designed zoning and add on…
Condensation on Split System Pipes
Agree with dymonite - the pipes should be insulated regardless (if it is a very old installation it probably isn't) Am curious as to whether this 'split' system is wall…
prettygullyHow to: insulate walls - steel frames + colorbond cladding ?
24 March 2011
we are planning the new house ... preferred option so far is steel frames with colorbond cladding. however, we would also have walls insulated to about R3 to 3.5 &…
MagicMuppetManActron ESP Ultima and Ducting, Zoning Questions!!
8 March 2011
@ 3m/s velocity the following diameter ducts will carry 200mm (8") 95 l/s 250mm (10") 150 l/s 300mm (12") 210 l/s 3m/s is recommended for the final connection to the…
bongasbluesDucted evaporative air conditioners/gas heating
1 March 2011
Hi, We have just built a new house in the south west of western australia. We want to put in a ducted evaporative air conditioner and a ducted gas heating system. We have…
DesInsulating a steel framed house and suspended concrete
26 February 2011
We have a house with an exposed steel frame. I have read that the steel can be a problem with drawing the cold and heat in. What can we do to minimize the impact? Also…
Thalian72Advice needed for new ducted heating/cooling solution.
25 February 2011
You are going to live with these choices for years - when your house is due to be finished is irrelevant unless…
kermutBrivis add on cooling quotes - is it a good price
23 February 2011
Hi BStar, Thank you for your feedback. We are still debating about the brivis add on cooling system. Trying to justify the cost versus evap cooling. My only reason for…
GTIIs there a difference between Refridgerated ducted cooling
23 February 2011
I think you mean reverse cycle air cond, and add on. Yes there is reverse cycle is when the compressor effectively runs backwards and the air…
tstanInstallation of truss/ceiling insulation
19 February 2011
Hi I used to work for an polyester insulation manufacturer, and they provide comprehensive information including technical data sheets on their website. They also provide…
robsimboHeavy condensation in non-sarking concrete tile roof.
18 February 2011
I can solve the Problem with the Western Soalr Roof Ventilator which is a soalr Powered Fan unit which is censor controled so that during winter when U need the warmthe…