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2 months2 monthsBelsBels posted:
Containment for pets in the living room

Previously before my reno I used child gates and barriers to keep pets out of the kitchen

2 months2 monthsBelsBels posted:
Need help identifying recessed light

240v halogen downlight. I'd take arcadeit idea further and suggest replacing the downlights with IC4 rated LED downlights which can be abutted and covered completely with insulation.

2 months2 monthsBelsBels posted:
Could aircon on first floor only work for the whole house?

The short answer is no it won't work.
It is likely air conditioning was only put upstairs as heat rises essentially and the bedrooms upstairs would be unbearable in summer.

4 months4 monthsBelsBels posted:
Split System Air Con in Hebel Double-Storey

Hi,
It all depends on where you are locating the outdoor units. Do they need to be wall mounted or could you sit them on the ground on feet?…

1 year1 yearBelsBels posted:
Actron Ducted Air Conditioning

Yes provided you get the duct work and any ancillaries (zoning dampers, etc) provisioned as well as an electrical circuit before it's all sheeted up. Wouldn't think there…

1 year1 yearBelsBels 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…

1 year1 yearBelsBels 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.…

1 year1 yearBelsBels 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 year1 yearBelsBels 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 year1 yearBelsBels 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 year1 yearBelsBels 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 year1 yearBelsBels posted:
Please help. Need advice

Have you got a link?

1 year1 yearBelsBels 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 year1 yearBelsBels 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…

1 year1 yearBelsBels 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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1 year1 yearBelsBels 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…

1 year1 yearBelsBels 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…

1 year1 yearBelsBels 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…

1 year1 yearBelsBels 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…

1 year1 yearBelsBels 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…

1 year1 yearBelsBels 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…

1 year1 yearBelsBels posted:
What is the best heating systems?

I have wall mounted radiators located around the house

1 year1 yearBelsBels 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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1 year1 yearBelsBels 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…

1 year1 yearBelsBels 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…

1 year1 yearBelsBels 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…

2 years2 yearsBelsBels 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…

2 years2 yearsBelsBels posted:
Ventilation in bedrooms with dual glazed windows

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

2 years2 yearsBelsBels 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…

2 years2 yearsBelsBels 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…

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