Is is worthwhile checking my old heating ducts for degradation?
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 rebates are available for heating and cooling in Victoria?
The Victorian Government will provide 250,000 rebates to help households install energy-efficient reverse-cycle air conditioners to replace their old gas, electric and wood-fire heater or where there is no heating system. Under the program, ...
How much heat loss or heat gain do windows account for during winter and summer?
Energy efficient windows are an important consideration for both new and existing homes. Heat gain and heat loss through windows are responsible for 25%–30% of residential heating and cooling energy use.
How much do other hot water systems cost (i.e. electric storage, electric instantaneous, gas storage, gas instantaneous, solar hot water, etc.)
The first decision you'll need to make when choosing a HWS is the heating method: electricity, gas, solar or heat pump? Electric - An electrically heated storage tank system is usually relatively cheap to buy and install, but is usually the most ...
What's the best way to heat?
There are several options when it comes to heating your home. You can choose from systems that are designed to heat your entire home, such as hydronic, ducted gas, ducted air conditioner, electric under-floor, to systems that are designed to heat a ...