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Split System vs Ducted Running Costs

Split System vs Ducted Running Costs

March 9, 2021

Air conditioners are a necessity in Australia, and if you’re considering a new system for your home, it can be tough to decide between split and ducted. Ducted systems are luxurious, tucked away neatly, and incredibly versatile. On the other hand, split systems are affordable, and can give you a lot of cooling bang for your buck, particularly for smaller homes. Read More

How To Fix Mold In Air Conditioning Ducts

How To Fix Mold In Air Conditioning Ducts

January 6, 2021

Indoor air quality (IAQ) has an enormous impact on our health and the comfort of our homes, and one of its biggest corruptors is mould. Apart from being unsightly, it releases spores into the air we breathe, which can aggravate those with allergies, asthma, and weakened immune systems. Read More

10 Signs Your Ducted Air Conditioner Needs a Service

10 Signs Your Ducted Air Conditioner Needs a Service

December 18, 2020

Ducted air conditioning is the ultimate climate control solution, allowing cool air to permeate through your home and keep you comfortable. You can control the temperature of individual areas (zones) in your home, from various control points such as wall-mounted units, smartphones, tablets, and laptops. Ducted air conditioners are also quiet, discreet, and efficient, potentially saving you money on your power bill, and adding value to your property. Read More

What Size Split System Do I Need?

What Size Split System Do I Need?

November 25, 2020

Summer is just around the corner, and in this part of the world, that means one thing—heatwaves and stifling temperatures. Thankfully, we have air conditioning to keep us cool, and if you’re in the market for a new air conditioner, you may be wondering what size split system you need.  Read More

What Is The Cost Of Running Ducted Air Conditioning?

What Is The Cost Of Running Ducted Air Conditioning?

October 9, 2020

With Australia’s extreme temperatures, many homeowners switch on their air conditioning without hesitation to keep their home at… Read More

What Is A Split System Air Conditioner? | Expert Guide

What Is A Split System Air Conditioner? | Expert Guide

August 26, 2020

There’s a few types of air conditioner, and understanding the differences can be confusing. You can choose a split system, multi-split system, ducted system, a window unit, or a portable unit, each working differently, and with their own pros and cons. Read More

How Air Conditioning Changed The World

How Air Conditioning Changed The World

August 7, 2020

When the mercury breaches 40°C, and sweat pours forth from every gland, walking into an air-conditioned room is like passing through St.Peter’s pearly gates. It’s a divine technology that has raised our level of comfort like no other, quickly spreading across the planet and permeating every modern culture. In this article, we’ll explore how air conditioning changed the world. Read More

How Air Conditioning Helps To Prevent Your Body Overheating, And Keeps You Safe

How Air Conditioning Helps To Prevent Your Body Overheating, And Keeps You Safe

July 22, 2020

Australia can be a blistering place. It's baking heat is caused by the sinking air of a subtropical high pressure belt, and its huge mass of inland desert, which can regularly elevate temperatures to 40°C and beyond. This is why there’s roughly five million air conditioning units across the country, cooling down our citizens, and keeping everyone safe. Read More

Air Con Ducting – An Expert Guide

Air Con Ducting – An Expert Guide

June 30, 2020

Ducted air conditioning is a complex system that uses a range of components to control a property’s climate. When you think of ducted air conditioning, the first thing you think about might be the ducts themselves, which run through the ceiling of a property and circulate the conditioned air. Read More

Common Air Con Faults, And How To Solve Them

Common Air Con Faults, And How To Solve Them

June 5, 2020

In the economic boom following the second world war, air conditioning became a must-have accessory for Australians, especially for those living in the northern areas of the country. Today, nearly half of all Australian households have air conditioning, with roughly five million units helping to convert stifling heat into refreshing coolness, and keeping our fellow citizens comfortable. Read More

What is zoned air conditioning and how does it work?

What is zoned air conditioning and how does it work?

April 27, 2020

For countries with scorching climates like Australia, air conditioning is a godsend that has become increasingly popular in the last few decades. A government report² from ten years ago found that three out of four Australian households had some form of air conditioning, a number that is likely to be even higher today. Read More

How To Keep Air Clean At Home

How To Keep Air Clean At Home

April 3, 2020

Did you know the quality of the air you breathe can have a big impact on your health? With the coronavirus lockdown now in place, many of us are spending most of our time indoors at home. Read More

11 Super Simple Tips To Decrease Your Electricity Bill

11 Super Simple Tips To Decrease Your Electricity Bill

January 24, 2020

Boating is one of the best hobbies there is. Whether you’re fishing, swimming, skiing, or just sightseeing, a day Looking for ways to lower your electric bill? By making some small, simple changes to how you use energy in your home, you’ll be surprised by how much money you can save. Here are our favourite 11 ingenious tips for keeping your electric bill under control. Read More

Quick & Easy Guide | How To Clean A Split Air Conditioner

Quick & Easy Guide | How To Clean A Split Air Conditioner

November 27, 2019

If you’re sweating through a heat wave even when your air conditioner is on full blast, it might be time to give your unit a thorough clean. Cleaning your air con is not as intimidating as it sounds. With our quick and easy guide to cleaning a split air conditioner, you’ll be back to enjoying lovely, cool air in no time.  Read More

How Long Should An Air Conditioner Run To Cool A House?

How Long Should An Air Conditioner Run To Cool A House?

October 24, 2019

On blistering hot summer days, it’s tempting to leave your air conditioner running constantly. But did you know leaving your air con on all day can wear out your AC faster and cause your electricity bills to skyrocket? In this article, we tackle some of the myths about leaving your air con all day. Read More

9 Fun Facts About Air Conditioning

9 Fun Facts About Air Conditioning

September 13, 2019

For many Australians, air conditioners are a modern luxury we can’t imagine living without. But did you know that the humble air conditioner is actually a quiet hero, responsible for revolutionising many aspects of the way we work, live and play today — including paving the way for innovations in modern medicine and transforming the way we build our homes? It’s even the reason we can catch the latest summer blockbuster! Read More

Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning vs Gas Heating | Which Is Right For You?

Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning vs Gas Heating | Which Is Right For You?

August 8, 2019

Looking for the most cost-effective option for heating your home this winter? Gas heating and reverse cycle heating are two of the most popular options in Australia. But which is the most affordable and effective overall? Read More

What Temperature Should I Set My Air Conditioner In Winter?

What Temperature Should I Set My Air Conditioner In Winter?

July 10, 2019

When winter rolls around, keeping cosy can be difficult, especially if you live in an older, drafty Queenslander. Purchasing an air conditioner that offers reverse cycle heating is a great first step, but how do you find the ‘sweet spot’ temperature, the perfect number on the thermostat that enhances your comfort without making the cost of your electricity bill soar? Read More

Top 5 Ways To Conserve Energy In The Workplace

Top 5 Ways To Conserve Energy In The Workplace

May 24, 2019

Ways To Conserve Energy In The Workplac Are you looking for clever energy saving ideas for your office? Building a more energy-efficient workplace is more than just a smart financial decision. Making it a mission to improve your workplace’s sustainability can even lift your employees’ morale. Read More

The Ultimate Ducted Air Conditioning Design Guide

The Ultimate Ducted Air Conditioning Design Guide

April 24, 2019

Are you considering installing a ducted air conditioner in your home or business? This guide will help you decide if ducted air conditioning is right for you, offer tips on how to design an effective ducted air conditioning system, and how to use ducted air conditioning efficiently once it’s installed. Read More