My home is very cold in winter, what can I do?
Look at Reverse cycle air conditioners which will heat your home and are
cheaper to run or other heating options
Use electric blankets
Install insulation to prevent heat loss by slowing down heat loss in
winter and heat gains in summer.
Look for draughts - weather proofing makes your home warmer in winter
and cooler in summer
Look at getting drapes/blinds/ window films which can prevent heat loss
in winter along with pelmets
As a renter, how can I draught-proof my home?
» Blocking gaps and cracks around windows, doors, skirting boards and floorboards is usually the most cost-effective measure you can take to make your home more comfortable and can reduce heat loss by 15-25%. » It is best to seek landlord approval ...
Are air conditioners noisy/blowy in winter?
• The cold weather can cause condensers to become noisier than usual. • This noise isn’t too much to worry about unless you notice any other serious faults in the unit or if you notice it is excessively noisy. • Sometimes, when an air conditioning ...
What is the difference between summer and winter window films?
• Depending on the film you choose, window films can be designed for year-round use (retaining heat in winter and blocking heat in summer), or just blocking heat in summer. • Remember that summer window films also reduce the amount of winter sun ...
If it is extremely cold or hot, will my RCAC struggle to control the temperature inside my home?
Reverse cycle air conditioners are recommended for areas that have temperatures of between -10 degrees Celsius and 45 degrees Celsius. Make sure the unit you buy is designed for extreme temperatures in your area, outside of these temperatures the ...
When I use my RCAC the temperature is quite comfortable in the home, but once switched off the home becomes hot or cold very quickly. What is wrong?
This may be due to lack of insulation in your home. To prevent such losses, make sure that your home is energy-efficient – insulated and draught-proofed with thick window coverings – before calculating your cooling/heater needs. Have a ...