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avion
avion
19 April 2011

Would you buy a house without a gas point?

Would you buy a house without a gas point?

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…

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avion
Apr 19, 2011 10:14 am
avion
lastone
lastone
18 April 2011

zoned heating

zoned heating

Our house will be about 30 squares. We are building with a volume builder The commonly used areas will be 3 bedrooms (the 4th will be used as an internal shed - so it has…

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lastone
Apr 18, 2011 8:02 pm
Skayne
Skayne
18 April 2011

Rheem Air Conditioning - Anyone Use Them?

Rheem Air Conditioning - Anyone Use Them?

.....What about ESP+ vs Ultima? The difference is the Ultima has a temp sensor in each…

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Skayne
Apr 18, 2011 3:33 pm
theyetti
theyetti
16 April 2011

Position of vents

Position of vents

We've got ducted reverse cycle and vents are placed to maximise the air circulation in the room. As others have already mentioned if the vents are to close to the door…

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theyetti
Apr 16, 2011 11:23 am
bashworth
bashworth
14 April 2011

why foil insulation could barrier heat or thermal radiant?

why foil insulation could barrier heat or thermal radiant?

Hi Welcome to the forum. The following link gives an explanation of reflective . http://www.anewhouse.com.au/?p=838 Regards Brian

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bashworth
Apr 14, 2011 6:02 pm
bashworth
bashworth
bashworth
13 April 2011

Air conditioning and heating - What type?

Air conditioning and heating - What type?

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…

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bashworth
Apr 13, 2011 5:20 pm
bashworth
Nicoletta
Nicoletta
12 April 2011

Insulation installers in Melbourne?

Insulation installers in Melbourne?

Yep, it seems every reputable insulation installer has been mentioned in this thread :lol: Surely there has to be one or two out there that won't cause my house to burn down!!

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Nicoletta
Apr 12, 2011 9:47 pm
Pepsi_Drinker
Pepsi_Drinker
11 April 2011

Reverse cycle air-con unit on the roof?

Reverse cycle air-con unit on the roof?

There are units that go IN the roof if you're having a regular pitched roof. They just use a "chimney" to exhaust the heat (cold) from the coil. P_D

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Pepsi_Drinker
Apr 11, 2011 11:25 pm
Pepsi_Drinker
Sir Snagger
Sir Snagger
9 April 2011

Haier AD602AHEAA air conditioner Reviews

Haier AD602AHEAA air conditioner Reviews

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…

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Sir Snagger
Apr 09, 2011 2:04 pm
Sir Snagger
Banj
Banj
7 April 2011

Internet Control for Brivis ducted system

Internet Control for Brivis ducted system

wait, apparently clipsal are doing electrical, except the data, whichs is some sort of basic Hills system

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Banj
Apr 07, 2011 9:59 pm
danny girl
danny girl
5 April 2011

Getting a new gas meter

Getting a new gas meter

I'm guessing others haven't been through this experience! It's all worked out now. Don't bother ringing the new connections, accounts, anything like that. Get in contact…

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danny girl
Apr 05, 2011 8:09 pm
broaddd
broaddd
4 April 2011

Wet back: can you fit to fireplace inserts?

Wet back: can you fit to fireplace inserts?

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…

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broaddd
Apr 04, 2011 4:03 pm
broaddd
broaddd
4 April 2011

Insulation installation: am I being too picky?

Insulation installation: am I being too picky?

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…

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broaddd
Apr 04, 2011 3:35 pm
purple5ive
purple5ive
4 April 2011

Wall Heater packed up wall heater or Central/Ducted Heating

Wall Heater packed up wall heater or Central/Ducted Heating

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…

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purple5ive
Apr 04, 2011 9:07 am
jbyway
jbyway
1 April 2011

Benson Air Conditioners

Benson Air Conditioners

Thanks for the heads up. I guess I've heard bad things for a lot of companies both big and small, now it's just getting harder :(

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jbyway
Apr 01, 2011 10:25 pm
rbrtmorgan
rbrtmorgan
1 April 2011

Brivis versus Braemar

Brivis versus Braemar

Thanks MagicMuppetMan, yes changing the duct over seems the easiest solution, I'll need to dig a bit of a ditch under the house for the cross-over as clearance is an…

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rbrtmorgan
Apr 01, 2011 4:12 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
30 March 2011

insulation question

insulation question

You're welcome!! :D

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ECOECO
Mar 30, 2011 8:59 pm
ECOECO
A.Ryder
A.Ryder
29 March 2011

which system is better value ?

which system is better value ?

Just something I found in my travels. I know brivis arent rated anywhere near the actron but they too use Copeland scroll compressors( the old…

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A.Ryder
Mar 29, 2011 2:48 pm
neil100
neil100
28 March 2011

Changing from cooling only to reverse cycle

Changing from cooling only to reverse cycle

Reverse cycle duct sizing is irrelevant as it is one system designed to both heat and cool. That is the case with gas heating and add-on…

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neil100
Mar 28, 2011 8:08 am
koala123
koala123
26 March 2011

Is Braemar TH425 oversized for 17-18 sq house?

Is Braemar TH425 oversized for 17-18 sq house?

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…

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koala123
Mar 26, 2011 9:29 pm
MagicMuppetMan
MagicMuppetMan
25 March 2011

Hydronic Heating - what cooling?

Hydronic Heating - what cooling?

Ahh thanks! - I thought it was just a comment. Have heard of and researched solar cooling - becoming "kind of" kniwn in Oz but I am yet to be convinced for proper…

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MagicMuppetMan
Mar 25, 2011 10:53 pm
MagicMuppetMan
MagicMuppetMan
25 March 2011

Mitsubishi SRK71ZEA–S1 vs Fujitsu ASTB24LDC

Mitsubishi SRK71ZEA–S1 vs Fujitsu ASTB24LDC

Curious as to what you decided on Dave - marketing or quality?

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MagicMuppetMan
Mar 25, 2011 10:42 pm
MagicMuppetMan
MagicMuppetMan
25 March 2011

Heating and Cooling

Heating and Cooling

Point to note: Whilst refrigerated heating is 3 times more efficient (amount of energy in vs out) it is still more expensive! Compare the amount of gas used vs electricity…

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MagicMuppetMan
Mar 25, 2011 10:13 pm
MagicMuppetMan
MagicMuppetMan
25 March 2011

Condensation on Split System Pipes

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…

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MagicMuppetMan
Mar 25, 2011 9:59 pm
MagicMuppetMan
MagicMuppetMan
25 March 2011

Brivis buffalo not working

Brivis buffalo not working

Service call I would say. Sounds like the ignition is not working - play it safe around gas and ignition.

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MagicMuppetMan
Mar 25, 2011 9:56 pm
MagicMuppetMan
MagicMuppetMan
25 March 2011

Brivis gas control unit

Brivis gas control unit

Silly question but have you called Brivis? If they no longer supply they should be able to recommend a third party controller

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MagicMuppetMan
Mar 25, 2011 9:35 pm
bashworth
bashworth
24 March 2011

Yet another insulation question...

Yet another insulation question...

I suspect that R3.5 batts together with the other elements of the structure. ie Roof & ceilings, or walls will give you a total R value around 4.1

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bashworth
Mar 24, 2011 4:57 pm
bashworth
prettygully
prettygully
24 March 2011

How to: insulate walls - steel frames + colorbond cladding ?

How to: insulate walls - steel frames + colorbond cladding ?

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 &…

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prettygully
Mar 24, 2011 3:05 pm
koala123
koala123
23 March 2011

stadt ducted gas heating

stadt ducted gas heating

This company is no longer running. I had same ducted heating plus add on cooling. I am looking to replace with Braemar ducted heating. But still searching!

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koala123
Mar 23, 2011 9:05 pm
Pepsi_Drinker
Pepsi_Drinker
22 March 2011

Insulation ideas for new home?

Insulation ideas for new home?

I found the reflective film has been great and problem free for keeping the heat out in summer. For keeping the heat in during winter Just shut…

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Pepsi_Drinker
Mar 22, 2011 12:37 am
Pepsi_Drinker
Taz
Taz
8 March 2011

Air Con Options, help please!

Air Con Options, help please!

Thanks for your advise, Fiffaro and MagicMuppetMan! I'll sussed everything out with the builder! I am still trying to get the builder confirmation as to whether I can get…

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Taz
Mar 08, 2011 4:51 pm
MagicMuppetMan
MagicMuppetMan
8 March 2011

Actron ESP Ultima and Ducting, Zoning Questions!!

Actron ESP Ultima and Ducting, Zoning Questions!!

@ 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…

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MagicMuppetMan
Mar 08, 2011 1:52 pm
Fiffaro
Fiffaro
8 March 2011

Evap cooler with bamboo flooring

Evap cooler with bamboo flooring

Hi guys, Not sure whether to post this in here or in flooring...sorry! I've currently got bamboo flooring which covers my entire house and I've…

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Fiffaro
Mar 08, 2011 1:06 am
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Nonna
Mar 04, 2011 8:03 pm
Nonna
bongasblues
bongasblues
1 March 2011

Ducted evaporative air conditioners/gas heating

Ducted evaporative air conditioners/gas heating

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…

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bongasblues
Mar 01, 2011 10:36 am
venno
venno
28 February 2011

Split System Prices

Split System Prices

Thanks Dude The 2.6 are individual ones. I know what you mean about noise, luckily it won't be a prob for me. 2 small units will face my RHS neibour but his lot sits…

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venno
Feb 28, 2011 6:21 pm
donnam
donnam
27 February 2011

Downlights, covers and insulation?

Downlights, covers and insulation?

Hi We have installed LED downlights throughout our house. I understand these don't get as hot as halogens. Should they still have downlight covers? My builder says they…

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donnam
Feb 27, 2011 7:38 pm
MagicMuppetMan
MagicMuppetMan
26 February 2011

Your thoughts on Boral insulation

Your thoughts on Boral insulation

Check the R rating and material used - apart from that, irrelevant!

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MagicMuppetMan
Feb 26, 2011 9:16 pm
MagicMuppetMan
MagicMuppetMan
26 February 2011

Air conditioning options

Air conditioning options

Always shop A/C quotes - glad it worked out

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MagicMuppetMan
Feb 26, 2011 9:13 pm
Des
Des
26 February 2011

Insulating a steel framed house and suspended concrete

Insulating a steel framed house and suspended concrete

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…

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Des
Feb 26, 2011 4:33 pm
Thalian72
Thalian72
25 February 2011

Advice needed for new ducted heating/cooling solution.

Advice needed for new ducted heating/cooling solution.

You are going to live with these choices for years - when your house is due to be finished is irrelevant unless…

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Thalian72
Feb 25, 2011 12:45 pm
MagicMuppetMan
MagicMuppetMan
25 February 2011

Opinions Please on a Quotation for add-on cooling

Opinions Please on a Quotation for add-on cooling

Guys! One is gas with add-on and LG is refrigerated. Two completely different systems...!

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MagicMuppetMan
Feb 24, 2011 11:19 pm
kermut
kermut
23 February 2011

Brivis add on cooling quotes - is it a good price

Brivis add on cooling quotes - is it a good price

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…

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kermut
Feb 23, 2011 9:26 pm
GTI
GTI
23 February 2011

Is there a difference between Refridgerated ducted cooling

Is there a difference between Refridgerated ducted cooling

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…

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GTI
Feb 23, 2011 2:57 pm
hardboiled
hardboiled
22 February 2011

Lennox ducted replacement quote

Lennox ducted replacement quote

Is it an extra $6840 on top of $4440? unless you have the bigger ducting as standard it may not work properly. The bigger ducting is…

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hardboiled
Feb 22, 2011 6:14 pm
xBeanie
xBeanie
22 February 2011

Ducted return air - is this normal?

Ducted return air - is this normal?

Watch out! I've got a constant outlet in the lounge room of my current place and it blows right on you watching TV to the point where you have a blanket on in the middle…

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xBeanie
Feb 21, 2011 11:59 pm
tstan
tstan
19 February 2011

Installation of truss/ceiling insulation

Installation of truss/ceiling insulation

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…

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tstan
Feb 19, 2011 8:43 pm
pattycake4
pattycake4
19 February 2011

Coolbreeze unit is too loud

Coolbreeze unit is too loud

I have a Celair,12 months old very quiet.

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pattycake4
Feb 19, 2011 8:00 am
robsimbo
robsimbo
18 February 2011

Heavy condensation in non-sarking concrete tile roof.

Heavy condensation in non-sarking concrete tile roof.

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…

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robsimbo
Feb 18, 2011 9:12 am


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