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26 d26 dBelsBels posted:
100kg air conditioner on Colorbond roof?

Sorry for the late reply, been flat out in the heat. I can't seem to work out how to host pics now that photobucket has gone corporate. See link to…

1 month1 monthBelsBels posted:
100kg air conditioner on Colorbond roof?

This will try to flatten out the colourbond roof peaks and make it unstable won't it?
I don't think you're giving the ridges on the colourbond enough credit to their strength.…

1 month1 monthBelsBels posted:
disposing of two split systems degassed and removed.

Did you just want them disposed of or did you want to scrap them for as much as you can get from them?
If you only want them gone, there are…

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2 months2 monthsBelsBels posted:
Actron ducted ac efficiency

Any adjustments to throttling range would be an installer setting and not detailed in your user manual, hence the suggestion to contact your installer.
What is the brand of unit? …

2 months2 monthsBelsBels posted:
Brivis intermittently drains water

Call a service technician.

2 months2 monthsBelsBels posted:
Actron ducted ac efficiency

Maybe check with the installer whether you can widen the throttling range of the controller.
Also to lose 0.5 degrees of temperature in 10 minutes could mean poor controller…

5 months5 monthsBelsBels posted:
Installing Fans and putting Split AC

It might be better to advise the OP to check on the requirements based on the capacity he/she intends to install in said locations rather than just a blanket 15amp…

5 months5 monthsBelsBels posted:
Actron Ducted Air Conditioning

There is no guarantees in that case, it's up to you to do your due diligence and compare proposal from company A with proposals from companies B and C. …

5 months5 monthsBelsBels posted:
Actron Ducted Air Conditioning

There's plenty of cowboys in the price range that you're expecting to pay that'll just throw in a system in the shortest amount of time possible without any thought or…

6 months6 monthsBelsBels posted:
Actron Ducted Air Conditioning

Hello
I'll just reply here as I don't think it requires a PM and could be helpful to others with the same issue.
I'd contact the installer and just get them…

7 months7 monthsBelsBels posted:
Hydronic Heating - Which Brand to Choose?

1, Yes you can get a combi boiler and use the second loop for domestic hot water. I do this at home.
2, From my experience, I'd say you still…

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8 months8 monthsBelsBels posted:
Daikin Unit has Developed Fault

Hello, did you get anywhere when you contacted them today?

8 months8 monthsBelsBels posted:
Daikin Unit has Developed Fault

Hello
Being on the other side of the country, I'm not sure how much I can help you specifically but there are businesses that repair PC boards. I have one…

8 months8 monthsBelsBels posted:
Air-Con on 3 phase

Before you splash out and outlay on a mains upgrade to 3 phase supply, just check that your induction cooktop doesn't also support single phase supply. The few I've…

8 months8 monthsBelsBels posted:
Wireless vs Wired home alarms?

I'd say if you could have a complete wired alarm system installed at building stage, it'd be the better option. You wouldn't have to worry about replacing batteries in…

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8 months8 monthsBelsBels posted:
Built in wardrobe ventilation

It would help. As to the extent, it depends on why you've got humidity problems in the wardrobes to begin with.

8 months8 monthsBelsBels posted:
Ducted Split System / Electronic heating and cooling costs

tbh, what you've described, is fine. It's up to you if you'd like someone else to do that for you. Check if blows hot or cold air, note…

9 months9 monthsBelsBels posted:
How much emphasis should you put into your R Value?

It depends on whether your ceiling space is insulated or ventilated. On a stinking hot day the heat in a ceiling would permeate into the ducts resulting in the…

9 months9 monthsBelsBels posted:
Heating & Cooling Dilemma

Usually with bulkhead units they are installed with a wider linear bar grille where as the supply air discharges out into the space in one section of the grille and…

9 months9 monthsBelsBels posted:
How are you sizing up your AC system?

Can anyone share their experiences with selecting the correct size AC systems?
I just finished a ducted system with a mate for his place where I assisted him to size it…

9 months9 monthsBelsBels posted:
Insulation Question

No reason why you couldn't do that. Why not use a layer of insulation with a sheet of foam or even a thicker sheet of foam?

10 months10 monthsBelsBels posted:
Hikvision Cameras Vulnerability

Good thing I never upgraded beyond v5.1.6. Anyhow on the subject of best practices, I surely hope no one is silly enough to expose their cameras, not just Hikvision…

10 months10 monthsBelsBels posted:
Ducted ac question gas under doors

The 20mm gap under the doors is to act as a relief for return air otherwise as bashworth has stated the rooms will tend to pressurize or you'll get whistling…

10 months10 monthsBelsBels posted:
Bonaire Navigator - zoning

Have a look at this pic. There should be 2 of these or something similar installed in your duct work

11 months11 monthsBelsBels posted:
Ducted heating/cooling return air location

Location of the return air would be dependent on your installer.
You can leave a 1" gap under bedroom door for air to return by without whistling out of every crack…

11 months11 monthsBelsBels posted:
Floor insulation supports.

Just be mindful of what material you get your saddle brackets folded out of to ensure you don't have any issues with dissimilar metals reacting with each other (i.e. galvanic…

11 months11 monthsBelsBels posted:
Ducted aircon through builder

Temperzone is predominantly used commercially so you're getting something with that's tried and tested. They are also not locked down to proprietary thermostat/controllers so you can replace it with…

12 months12 monthsBelsBels posted:
Cooling/heating with Whole house fans / home Economisers

No not exactly. The thread I'm thinking of had a link to a ventilator system installed in your ceiling space that popped out through a couple of removed tiles.…

12 months12 monthsBelsBels posted:
How to improve the home security?

It depends on how far you want to go and how paranoid you are.
You have the choice of alarms both monitored and not, cameras, gated access, security screens on doors…

12 months12 monthsBelsBels posted:
Ducted aircon through builder

I replied to your email. Hopefully there's some others who might be able to chime in too.

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