Maintenance

How to clean heating ducts and vents

Heating ducts carry air all around your house, and vents often get dirty as a result of how much air flows through them. Find out if (and how) you need to clean them.

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Cooling

Heat pump or reverse cycle air conditioner

Reverse cycle airconditioners are effectively heat pump heaters. They are a cheap and efficient heating option, and provide both heating and cooling.

Insulation
How to soundproof a home

How to soundproof a home

There's a bit of an art to properly soundproofing a house. Mostly it comes down to knowing how sound travels through different materials, and which parts of your home are the weakest spots.

Sustainability
How does solar power work?

How does solar power work?

The sun is the greatest source of energy in our solar system, throwing out heat and light in huge quantities across vast distances to reach us here on Earth. Find out how solar panels work to harness it.

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