When the weather gets cold, Australians utilise many different methods to heat their homes. The heating method selected will depend on the ability of the system to keep the home warm, its operational cost, and how long the system can be expected to work. Here are some commonly-used HVAC systems in Australian residential properties. Boilers You can think of a boiler as a type of water heater that warms the home through circulating hot water.
5 March 2018
When it is time to install an air conditioning system for your premises, there are many options to choose from. Two of the most commonly used AC systems are evaporative coolers and central air conditioning. Evaporative cooling is a time-tested cooling mechanism, and it's based on the principle of evaporating warm air resulting in a cooling effect. On the other hand, central air works by passing warm air over a compressor to cool it and channel it back into the home.
28 January 2018
As summer temperatures continue to escalate with each passing year, people are adding more demand on their AC systems. Increased hours of AC operation not only results in higher energy bills but also puts a strain on the entire system. As a result, it's no wonder that many people experience problems with their AC systems at the most crucial time—during summer. Preventative AC maintenance is designed to help prevent problems that may arise out of normal operation of AC systems, but it is not a solution to all AC problems.
4 January 2018
Summer is a time of the year when you need your air conditioning system to be working optimally. So naturally, you are already thinking about calling in an air conditioner technician to provide pre-season maintenance service. But once the hot summer days are gone, it is easy to neglect your air conditioner since you might not need to use it as much when the warm or cold weather sets in. Neglecting your air conditioning equipment during off-seasons can do more harm than good.
25 October 2017
Keeping cool during hot days can make your premises much more comfortable to spend time in. Air conditioning has become a necessity in many homes and businesses, allowing people to cool off from the hot and humid summer air. There are different types of air conditioning systems that are used in homes and buildings. It is important to know the options that are out there in order to make the right decisions for your premises.
20 October 2017
Feeling cool and comfortable on hot sunny days is every home owner's desire. Compared to other types of air conditioners available on the market, ducted air conditioners offer a number of unique features. It has a central unit, which cools air and then supplies it to various rooms in the house via ducts. Air conditioning ducts may run in the ceiling or under the floors of the house. If you are looking to install an air conditioning system to cool your whole house, here are good reasons to install a ducted air conditioner:
16 October 2017
Back in the day, it was easy for an average person to go to the hardware store, pick up a can of Freon and charge their air conditioners. But in the late 20th century, stricter regulations required HVAC certification and these technicians had to be licensed to purchase the explosive gas. These certifications have led to a high industry standard which makes finding an HVAC contractor much easier. Now, however, the industry is seeing another shift and it would be wise for you to consider the future of this industry when building a new home.
16 October 2017
Chances are you do not pay much mind to your heating system until it stops working. Unfortunately, heater problems will inevitably crop up for one reason or another. Nevertheless, this does not have to be a serious cause for alarm. As long as you have been carrying out the necessary maintenance measures, it is likely that a minor issue is causing the cold air. Several checks can be carried out to help you determine what is causing the malfunction.
13 October 2017
Many people tend to think that air pollution only occurs outside in the streets or farms. Unfortunately, it is the air inside the home that affects most people because homes are airtight, so pollutants can't escape quickly. Apart from leaving a stale odor, pollutants in the air cause asthma, allergies, eye itching and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. If you want to maintain fresh air in your home, here are four tips that will help.
10 October 2017
During the Aussie summer, people are busy with sunscreen or even hats to ensure that they keep enjoying their beverage of choice while chilled out and at home in air-conditioned units. Air conditioners make life so much comfortable, especially when temperatures skyrocket. How do you tell when you can no longer fully rely on your air conditioner system? Whenever the HVAC system is experiencing problems, you do not want to delay having it fixed.
7 October 2017