Electricity is an amazing technology. Today, we don’t really think about how much we use it until we don’t have it anymore during a black out, a brown out or electrical issues in the home. We rely on it to power every room in the house, from the light fittings to the wall socks and the appliances streaming power along wired cables. We are surrounded by electricity. It may be hard to believe it comes from a box somewhere outside or under the house, but that box can be full of its own tricks and trips. Any electrical job shouldn’t be done by yourself – the world of DIY is wonderful, but shaping a new coffee table isn’t exactly playing with lives wires and hoping for the best (based on what you saw a guy do online.)
Surviving summer on a budget can be challenging, especially if you’re relying on a faithful air conditioner to pave your way through the thermostat busting temperatures. When the mercury is out of control, you need relief; you need cool, consistent relief, but at what cost? Making your air-conditioner work for you this summer isn’t simply taking the controls in hand and pressing the on button, you can be smart about usage without sweltering in ice-block melting weather and mitigate bill shock when the electricity bill comes through. How? Let Crown Power help you.
Our homes are important to us. They should protect our families against the harsh Australian weather, and they should be comfortable to live in during all seasons of the year. At the end of a hard day, we all want to go home and relax in a home that has the right features we need to be happy. There are many ways to make your home more comfortable, and we have listed seven strategies that have been proven as practical and successful. Which ones will you choose for your own home?
Crown Power was asked by ‘New Leaf Therapies’ to give advice on the best Air Conditioning for their new therapy rooms in Wynnum.
Electric heaters are widely used during winter despite being often not very effective and expensive to run. So why do so many people use them? Possibly because they are cheap to purchase however many people don’t realise the ongoing costs of running this form of heating.
Have you ever stopped to think about how clean the air is in your home? It’s something that most of us don’t give much thought, but for asthmatics and those with respiratory conditions it’s something that’s definitely worth considering.
This article shows the installation of Bulkhead ducted air conditioning systems in a residential house in Brisbane. It is a large multi-level house with a flat roof and transverse beams that make it impossible to install a normal ducted system. The house has 10 x ducted bulkhead systems running from 3 x Daikin Multi Outdoor units. The use of the Daikin multi outdoor units reduces the number of outdoor units required and the overall total AC capacity. The multi outdoor units are configured so as to share the daytime air conditioning load with the night time load.
Education experts recently called for air conditioning to be installed in all classrooms in Queensland after hotter than ever summers across Australia in 2012 and 2013. Despite renewed calls, The Queensland Government still have ruled out funding for air conditioning in classrooms – for the time being at least. The continued calls for air conditioning in learning environments comes from years of research which has uncovered a link between decreased learning and information retention in hot temperatures.
How to get ducted air conditioning to the lower level of a multi-level house? The ducts are run vertically from the roof space down through robes/cupboards or in some cases through specially designed bulkheads. These ducts are called “droppers”.
There comes a time when your old trusty air conditioner just isn’t trusty as it once was. It might be going strong most of the time, but you’re pretty sure it’s inefficiency and power hungry ways make keeping it running similar to keeping a petrol guzzling SUV on the road.
There are many things to weigh up before you replace your old air conditioner with a new one, and our air conditioning installation specialists at Crown Power explain what to assess to help decide whether you’d benefit from an air conditioning replacement, or if a repair and service would be sufficient.