Do you really need an air conditioner?
22 Apr 2009 |
A cool home’s important for many Australians, and an air conditioner is the only appliance that can really cool down a hot room effectively — but there are other, ways to keep the heat out of your home in the first place.
Reverse-cycle air conditioners are the most efficient form of electric heating, as well as being effective coolers.
6 Mar 2009 |
Air conditioners are usually thought of as a summer appliance, but a reverse cycle model can also be an effective way to heat your home.
CHOICE has uncovered an alarming gap between the level of protection stated on a typical shadecloth and the reality once it is installed.
12 Dec 2008 |
CHOICE has found that the UVR rating of the shadecloth is only half the story.
In a hot dry climate, a portable evaporative cooler is a cheap way to cool down.
15 Sep 2008 |
If you live in a region where the summers are hot and dry, a portable evaporative cooler can be a cheap and effective way to keep you cool.
Keep your living room cool this summer.
26 Aug 2008 |
An ever-increasing number of Australians are getting air conditioning installed, or moving into a new home that delivers a cooling breeze at the touch of a button.
They’re still ugly and noisy, but they’re getting better at keeping you cool.
11 Jul 2008 |
If you’re dreading the thought of sweltering in a rented home this summer, a portable air conditioner may look tempting.
An environmentally-friendly way of cooling your home during those scorching days.
25 May 2008 |
If you live in a warm climate ceiling fans can offer an environmentally-friendly and energy-efficient cooling solution.