How quickly will the RCAC cool or heat a room to a comfortable temperature? (standard size family room)
This can depend on the size of the space you are heating or cooling, whether your house is open plan and how hot or cold your room is to start with. It can take as little as 5 minutes to heat/cool a room with a door.
Can I buy or convert to a heat pump hydronic system?
Heat pump hydronics in Australia is possible but face a few challenges: It’s an expensive solution – unlike in Europe the systems and installation tend to be priced at a premium as a “luxury” system. Installing a system during a renovation may cost ...
What size RCAC do I need?
You don’t want to pay extra for a bigger-than-necessary conditioner, but neither do you want an overworked air conditioner that’s still too small for your family’s needs. A qualified air conditioner professional should always give you a home-visit ...
What is the recommended temperature I should heat or cool to?
Set your thermostat to cool to 23-26 degrees in summer. In winter, only heat the house up to 18-20 degrees. Every degree lower or higher can add 10% to your running costs. You’ll hardly notice a couple degrees warmer or cooler, but your electricity ...
Does the hot water run out quickly?
It’s unlikely that you’ll find yourself without hot water. Still, to be on the safe side, choose a unit that has a fast rate of recovery. If members of your family enjoy taking long, leisurely hot showers daily, it will quickly reheat the water in ...
My RCAC takes a long time to heat or cool the room, is there something wrong? What should I do?
It is best to check the list below to evaluate if something is wrong: • Is the control setting correctly set to heating or cooling? • Does the unit switched on? Does it have lights on? • Is the temperature properly set? • Are air quantity and ...