Heating, Cooling & Insulation
Interest...? - Hot water and A/C combined in one?
Interest...? - there are a few out there and I have been dealing with them commercially but sizes / costs are becoming effective/respective residentially. Not for me but…
3-phase air con on single phase power
acrebuild1 You are fine with single phase on three but see if you can get a 3 phase unit of the same capacity you will be better off - capacity required? As was previously…
Electric Oil heater and laminate floors
In my opinion oil heaters generally have a low ambient heat - slow to heat the room and you can still touch it. If you can actually touch it without getting burnt you are…
gas ducted heating / reverse cycle aircon
The ever evolving question - which way to go.... Many, many options guys. Pick your priority (heat / cool or both) choose how much of your house you want to run at once…
suhGas Fireplace - the ones with the river pebble/flame look
16 May 2011
Bit it's a big room, kitchen/living/dining
xBeanieSplit system - effective through into other rooms
10 May 2011
From my experience in a few different homes, if you install in open areas then rooms opening directly into the open areas can be cooled effectively. I had a 5 bedroom…
c_bearInstaller manual for Brivis He30i ducted heating system
10 May 2011
I kept persisting on google and found this renovators forum which had a scanned copy already online- http://www.renovateforum.com/f221/brivi ... ual-96524/ I hope this…
PAYNEDucted Heating installers Melbourne VIC recomendations
9 May 2011
Hi Guys, I've had enough of my current volcun heater which just doesn't cut it any longer and also costing me a fortune. Its currently going on 8 years old with an…
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 &…