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    Central Ducted Heating vs Split Systems for Burwood

    Energy Choices Efficient Reverse Cycle Air Conditioners produce only one-third the greenhouse gas emissions of standard electric heaters. For Burwood and other Melbourne homes, the most efficient 5–6 star reverse cycle units produce less than one-fifth of the emissions of conventional electric heaters. Moreover, central ducted heaters and reverse cycle air conditioners have Energy Rating Labels to help you choose the most efficient model. However, the gas Energy Rating Label is industry-led and not monitored by government.   Central vs Split System for Burwood Choosing whether to heat your whole house or only the required rooms or spaces has a major influence on the greenhouse impact of your home. In a…

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    Is Ducted or Split Systems Better for a Box Hill home?

    Like most of Melbourne, Box Hill can go through four seasons in a day. We Melbournians are used to leaving the house in a t-shirt and needing a jumper hours later. But once we get home, we want to be sheltered from these extremities. However, we’re often asked whether ducted air conditioning or split system air conditioning is the better choice. This is often met with, how long is a piece of string? Because the answer is much more complex than most think.  So, let’s take a look at two of our clients in Box Hill. Let’s call them, Ben and Len. They both live with their wife and child…

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    Air Conditioning Your Mont Albert Home

    When you think about heating and cooling your home in Mont Albert, do your thoughts turn to money and energy efficiency? In short, the more efficient heating and cooling systems are, the less they cost to run. Therefore, your utility bills will be lower. Moreover, energy efficiency is good for the environment, too. So, install an efficient system today and start reaping the benefits. Before you invest in a new system, ask about the Energy Rating Label. It lets you know how energy efficient a model is compared to others like it. If you want to increase the efficiency of your system but you’re not in the market to replace…

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    What are your Options for Heating and Cooling?

    According to energy.com.au depending on the climate, heating and cooling can account for 20% – 50% of energy used in Australian homes.  To maximise energy savings and personal comfort, seal draughts around doors and windows with weather strips. Roof and wall insulation, as well as, good curtains can significantly reduce heating and cooling loads. Perhaps, measures like double glazing need to be assessed for the energy savings they might bring compared to their initial cost. However, double glazing may be an unnecessary expense when energy efficient reverse cycle air conditioning is installed. Types of Heating Electrical Most home air conditioners display an Energy Rating Label which shows the energy efficiency…

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    Does your Air Conditioner have Superpowers?

    Superpowers aren’t something we usually associate with an air conditioner – but the energy saving features in some of today’s cutting-edge models might really surprise you. Not only does this advanced technology mean air conditioners are now incredibly effective and reliable, they’re also more economical and powerful than ever. We think that’s worthy of superhero status. If you thought air conditioners were much of a muchness – think again!  Why an Energy Efficient Air Conditioner is Worth Investing in: Well for a start, technological advances in the efficiency space don’t just help you save energy and money. They also have a huge impact on the air you and your family…

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    The Advantages of Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning

    WHY SHOULD YOU CONSIDER A REVERSE CYCLE AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM  We’re blessed to live in the lucky country, where we enjoy one of the best climates in the world. Long summers and mild winters, and the odd super-chilly, dare we say, freezing cold night. If you live in the southern states of Australia in particular, you know what it’s like to feel cold in winter. That’s why the words, ‘reverse cycle air conditioning’ should be music to your ears! WHAT IS A REVERSE CYCLE AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM AND WHY SHOULD I CONSIDER INSTALLING ONE? Basically, a reverse-cycle air-conditioner is used to cool your home in summer, AND warm your home…

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    Is It Time to Replace Your Glen Waverley Air Conditioner?

    If you recognise any of these signs in Glen Waverley, call in a pro from Rapid Cold Airconditioning to discuss your options! It may be time to replace your outdated system. 1. Unit is blowing hot or cold air which is inconsistent to temperature settings.  One of the most common problems in an older air conditioning unit is that it just doesn’t cool or heat. It may still produce regular air levels, but the air isn’t coming out cold or hot as per its settings. It may mean low refrigerant levels. However, warm air production when set for cooling can indicate a serious problem such as a damaged compressor. In…

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    Australian Made: Daikin is going Aussie, Aussie, Aussie!

    This year, Daikin is excited to grow their local footprint with four Daikin products officially bearing Australian Made certification. In addition to being great news for Daikin, it is also for consumers and businesses wanting to support our local economy.  Australian Made Campaign Chief Executive, Ben Lazzaro says… “We are thrilled to welcome Daikin Australia into the Australian Made team. The Australian Made logo is the perfect addition to the Daikin Australia brand. It makes a powerful statement about the organisation’s commitment to the local manufacturing sector, job creation and the support of the local community.” “These Australian Made certifications are the first we’ve attained at Daikin, and it’s a…

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    Upgrade your AC and Increase Efficiency in Vermont

    Technology is on the march and air conditioning is at the forefront in Vermont. Modern air conditioners have seriously increased in their efficiency. For every kW of electricity consumed, three or more kW of heating or cooling capacity can be produced.  If you bought your air conditioner in the early 2000s you should be aware that it is very different to what is available today. Current air conditioning technology is quieter, more adaptive to upgrades and being controlled remotely, has longer warranty periods, and best of all, is much cheaper to run. The latest ducted systems can be 25 per cent cheaper to run than a model from the early…

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    Gree Air Conditioning Buyer’s Guide

    Choosing the right Gree air conditioner for your home needn’t be a daunting task.  Gree has a range of reliable air conditioning units to suit any home design and budget. Similarly, Gree’s intelligent air conditioning technologies ensure maximum energy efficiency, pure air quality and precise temperature control. In addition, they are designed to work with your home’s natural air flow and temperature range to create the perfect climate. Hence, with a Gree air conditioner you can be confident that your home will be comfortable and inviting all year round. Simply use this guide to assist you when making the decision to purchase the ideal air conditioning unit for your home.…