Ducts are a vital part of a home heating system. They transport heated air throughout the home so that it can warm all rooms to the desired temperature. Ducts are covered in insulation, which stops heat leaking from the ducts into attics and crawl spaces, where it is wasted. If the insulation gets damaged, you can repair it yourself to prevent heat loss and help to keep your home heating system working efficiently.
26 August 2020
The performance of your central heating and cooling system is heavily dependent on where you install critical elements. Poor placement of parts such as the outdoor unit, thermostat, vents and ductwork can undermine the performance of the system. Thus, as you install your heating and cooling unit, here are tips on where to place key components of the system for optimal performance: Outdoor Unit: Away From Obstacles and Direct Sunlight
29 May 2020
Air conditioners provide an excellent way of surviving the Australian summer. The process of purchasing the conditioners is, however, challenging, considering the many models of air conditioners in the market. Each model boasts of unique features and you can quickly get confused and make the wrong decision. If you are planning to purchase a new conditioner or replace your existing one, go through these shopping tips: • Do not fear to ask questions
12 December 2019
The effectiveness of ducted air conditioners in residential buildings is indisputable. However, the performance of the appliance can decline over time. Therefore, if you have installed this type of AC in your home, you must plan for regular and quality upkeep. Proper maintenance and usage will lengthen the service life of the equipment. In addition, servicing tasks will improve performance, promoting electrical efficiency and personal comfort. Here are some core tips to help you enhance the functionality of your ducted air conditioning system.
11 October 2019
As you look into getting a combined heating and cooling system, you'll end up thinking about more than the unit's capacity to cool and heat your home. These systems can have a variety of features that may make them more useful to you. For example, you may have noticed that some of the systems you're considering have an auto swing feature. What does this feature do, and what are its benefits?
6 June 2019
It's a well-known fact that commercial refrigeration systems do not come cheap. To get value for your money, you want to ensure that you get not only the top brand and right type of commercial refrigeration, but also the right size. One size definitely does not fit all. Whether you are looking to buy walk-in commercial refrigeration units or their reach-in counterparts, you will need to take several factors into consideration when choosing the size of the units.
28 March 2019
Installing a new air conditioning system is no mean feat. You have to work with a designer to determine where the ductwork will go and how it will be designed to ensure maximum system efficiency. If you don't observe utmost professionalism and care, the new system can be a source of energy inefficiencies in the home. It will fail often and cost you a lot of money to fix. Therefore, before installing a new AC system, take note of these three ductwork mistakes that can undermine the performance of the unit.
6 February 2019
Many people probably don't give much thought as to how their air conditioner actually works. You turn it on, it sucks in air from outside, chills it, then pipes it into your home, right? Well, not quite. Much like the fridge in your kitchen, your air conditioner utilises a coolant to chill the air before releasing it into the room. This coolant is crucial for the effective performance of an air conditioner.
4 December 2018
Now that the spring has come and flowers are blooming, pollen will soon be everywhere in the air, and keeping those allergic reactions at bay will be close to impossible. The long, cold season also means there is a possibility the HVAC system wasn't maintained properly. If your home is feeling excessively dusty, the problem could be the atmosphere, but it could also be your HVAC system. It is important to understand ways in which HVAC systems can promote the presence of dust in the home as opposed to removing it.
4 October 2018
If you have an evaporative air conditioning system in your home, you know that it doesn't operate like the conventional AC units. These units use evaporation to cool the air in your home, and they ensure a constant flow of fresh, cool air when you need it. There is a need to keep on checking the unit and looking out for signs of fault so that you can maintain optimal performance and extend the lifespan of the system.
4 May 2018