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Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning

Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning | How It Works

Reverse cycle air conditioning is a popular choice for people battling the humid summers and mild winters of Brisbane and South East Queensland. But how does it stack up against electric heaters? How do each of these systems work? Can an electric heater achieve the same result as a reverse cycle air conditioner? This article will explore what reverse cycle air conditioning is, how it works, its benefits and why you might want to install one if you live in the sunshine state.

Where to install your air conditioner

Where To Install Your Air Conditioner In Your Home

Did you know that where you choose to install your air conditioner in a room impacts its durability and energy efficiency — and your electricity bills? It’s true. If you make a poor decision on where to install your air conditioner, you could wind up paying more than you’d like on ongoing costs and may need to hire someone to repair your air conditioner more frequently. Why? Your air conditioner will have to work harder to achieve your desired result, resulting in inefficiency and leading to greater wear and tear over time.

What Is The Best Air Conditioner Temperature For Sleeping

What Is The Best Air Conditioner Temperature For Sleeping?

If you live on the Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast or in Brisbane, you’ll know that hot summer nights in Southeast Queensland can be extremely uncomfortable. The heat and humidity can keep you tossing and turning for hours, leaving you exhausted the next day — and so, many Australians turn to home air conditioning for comfort.

Top 10 Air Purifying Plants For Your Home

Top 10 Air Purifying Plants For Your Home

Indoor plants are adored by many homeowners for the vibrancy and splashes of natural greenery they add to a room. Plants also purify the air we breathe, and some are even effective at filtering out toxic chemicals from the air that can lead to health issues like irritations, allergies and headaches.

Air conditioning trends for 2018

Top 6 Air Conditioning Trends for 2018

Over the last five years, there have been some big changes in the air conditioning industry, with new trends appearing that add real value to efficiency, connectivity and climate control. The ‘smart home’ phenomenon, in particular, is taking off, and has effectively gone from ‘gimmick ‘to ‘essential’ and is expected to further develop as new technologies emerge. But how do new trends affect air conditioning technology?

What Causes Poor Indoor Air Quality

What Causes Poor Indoor Air Quality | Common Signs To Watch For

While car exhaust and the effects of other outdoor pollutants are definitely issues that are important to our wellbeing, we often overlook the significance of the quality of air inside our homes. According to the Department of the Environment, most Australians spend up to 90% of their time indoors, and poor indoor air quality may be leading to health problems that cost our economy billions of dollars every year.

air conditioning issues

Top 6 Air Conditioning Issues

Whether you rely on your air conditioner to keep you toasty warm on a windy winter’s eve or wonderfully cool at the peak of a brutally hot summer, one thing’s for certain. Air conditioners are a blessing. They’re not so great though if they are leaking, not heating or cooling, starting to emit an unpleasant odour or making a great deal of noise!

Expert Tips to Improve The Heating Efficiency In Your Home

Expert Tips to Improve The Heating Efficiency In Your Home

Winter has well and truly arrived, but lucky you! You’ve got a reverse cycle air conditioner. Well, not so lucky if it’s not functioning properly! Maintaining heating efficiency in your home is not just about having a system that’s the right size and heating capacity for your home, like everything, it also needs a little TLC once in a while.