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24 d24 dBelsBels posted:
Vibrating floor when AC is on

I'd be getting the original installer out to look at it. It could be something as simple as the indoor unit wasn't installed with spring mounts to dampen/eliminate the…

24 d24 dBelsBels posted:
Vibrating floor when AC is on

That's up to you. They could certainly look at it for you but won't be covering installation defects which could be found to be the cause of your vibration.…

24 d24 dBelsBels posted:
Vibrating floor when AC is on

Book a service call and get it assessed by someone who can tell you what's wrong.

1 month1 monthBelsBels posted:
Ducted heating floor vents (first floor)

Sorry I was a bit vague in my reply above. The pooling air around your feet will occur only upstairs but is also dependent on the location of your…

1 month1 monthBelsBels posted:
Please help. Need advice

The modulating damper feature will save you something compared to the traditional zone controller with on/off control of the air to zones. It's just if you can see the…

1 month1 monthBelsBels posted:
Please help. Need advice

From what I can gather it just looks like a fancy zone controller that also utilizes modulating zone dampers and differential pressure sensors. Whether it can save you more…

1 month1 monthBelsBels posted:
Please help. Need advice

Have you got a link?

1 month1 monthBelsBels posted:
Ducted heating floor vents (first floor)

Floor discharge registers will work much better for heating as the natural effect of heat rising will assist to bring the air up. In cooling as cool air tends…

1 month1 monthBelsBels posted:
Please help. Need advice

You'll find the RXYQ10TY1A will be more efficient overall even with the greater output for heating and cooling. It has a maximum consumption of 7.04kW in cooling and 7.29kW…

3 months3 monthsBelsBels posted:
Hydronic heating

And metro Melbourne doesn't get down cold enough that we have issues with pipes bursting after a freeze over. :)
Sometimes it's better to take some…

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3 months3 monthsBelsBels posted:
Radius for AC gas piping

Firstly, start documenting everything including a timeline of events.
See here https://www.accc.gov.au/consumers/consu ... guarantees
This outlines your rights and where you stand. When purchasing goods or services, it…

3 months3 monthsBelsBels posted:
Radius for AC gas piping

Hi, firstly I would edit your post and remove the business' name as it could lead to you receiving legal action for defamation.
I'll reply when I'm on my pc…

3 months3 monthsBelsBels posted:
Help me Brainstrust: Ecobee4 Compatability

There are some models of Actron Air which allow connection of standard thermostats/smart thermostats to control the unit over the proprietary Actron controller. You'd need to contact Actron Air…

3 months3 monthsBelsBels posted:
Hydronic heating

Oh forgot to mention, if the opportunity presents itself, go visit a showroom. Some Hydronic installers even have working systems to give you a feel of what you would…

3 months3 monthsBelsBels posted:
Evaporative cooling vs Split system

The electric elements were used in the discharge air stream when the system cycled into defrost to defrost the coil so as to not blow cold air into the conditioned…

3 months3 monthsBelsBels posted:
Hydronic heating

My advice, do your research, speak to each company and gauge how you feel about them, inquire to the brands of equipment and research them. If you get a…

3 months3 monthsBelsBels posted:
What is the best heating systems?

I have wall mounted radiators located around the house

3 months3 monthsBelsBels posted:
What is the best heating systems?

You don't need to be on a slab to have hydronic heating. I'm on stumps with a hydronic system.

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5 months5 monthsBelsBels posted:
Temp control for wine room

What you require is borderline outside the envelop what a split system for air conditioning is designed for. You may be better off using a dedicated wine cellar cooler which…

5 months5 monthsBelsBels posted:
Temp control for wine room

What sort of wine will you be storing and are you concerned with humidity control? What temperature range are you looking to maintain?
Have you considered a ceiling cassette split…

5 months5 monthsBelsBels posted:
Split Systems

We work in metric here in Australia mate... not everyone is going to be able to convert on the cuff.
Wow you troll up a thread from 4 years ago, I'm…

5 months5 monthsBelsBels posted:
When should the warranty of heating start counting ?

Unless you had absolute junk equipment installed by the most incompetent installers with no idea between them and the system hasn't worked from day dot, what's to say that you…

5 months5 monthsBelsBels posted:
Ventilation in bedrooms with dual glazed windows

So which way are you leaning towards in resolving this issue?

5 months5 monthsBelsBels posted:
Ventilation in bedrooms with dual glazed windows

1. ERVs are a bandwagon we are jumping on following the united states. There ERVs are popular as they have more focus on tight houses due to bitter cold…

5 months5 monthsBelsBels posted:
Ventilation in bedrooms with dual glazed windows

Regulation of ducted air conditioning installations still falls under the plumbing compliance board in each state as refrigerated air conditioning falls under plumbing.
The standard is what industry is required to…

5 months5 monthsBelsBels posted:
Ventilation in bedrooms with dual glazed windows

fresh air or outside air, I use and interchange them depending on how I feel. essentially the same thing.
The title of AS1668:2 is: The use of ventilation and…

5 months5 monthsBelsBels posted:
Ventilation in bedrooms with dual glazed windows

Generally it's calculated on xxx volume of air will require yyy volume of fresh air which requires zzz size duct.
When was your house built? The revision of 1668:2 I'm…

5 months5 monthsBelsBels posted:
Ventilation in bedrooms with dual glazed windows

You'll find that any ventilation system installed in Australia is required to comply with AS1668:2 in regards to minimum fresh air. It used to be 10% of the measured…

6 months6 monthsBelsBels posted:
Air flow from the vent when the zone is OFF

There's nothing wrong with the method of control of your system. The air supplied to the active zones still returns through the common return air intake and sensed by…

6 months6 monthsBelsBels posted:
Air flow from the vent when the zone is OFF

1. return air sensor
2. unsure of what this error is as it's not in my list of error codes. You may need to contact the installer if you…

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