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Think summer is gone, think again

Posted on Thursday, March 03, 2016

 

If you are thinking that it isn’t worth installing reverse cycle air conditioning now that summer is almost over, then think again. We could be in for many more hot days like this weekend that is coming up. Once summer is over winter will not be far away and you be needing to warm your home. Reverse cycle air conditioning gives you the best of both worlds. Cooling your home in summer and keeping your family warm in winter.  Now is the time to save, there are great specials at Gas Works (see specials page gasworks.net.au) and right now there is a $200 Rebate when you buy a selected Panasonic High Wall Spilt System (click here). Gas Works are a Panasonic Specialist Air Network Dealer so really know Panasonic and can find the right system for your home.

Now if you are thinking that a economical ducted South Australian made Breezair or Braemar evaporative system is the go for your home, then think about teaming it up with a natural gas ducted system by Braemar. Gas Works are Climate Masters of Seeley International in fact Gas Works the biggest in SA. As a Climate Master of Seeley International they have an exclusive 7 Year Warranty on the unit and installation, now that is real peace of mind. It gets better, here is the really good news, right now there is a massive $750 rebate when you make the connection to natural gas and install a ducted gas system. There is a price rise due 1st April and that is no joke so now is defiantly the time to buy. Don’t have gas connected to your home, don’t worry, connection is FREE (see maketheconnection.com.au for details).

Evaporative or Refrigerated which is best?

Posted on Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Well there are certainly some inventive ideas there but seriously which is better Evaporative or Refrigerated. There are pros and cons for both. If you live in metropolitan Adelaide then there is an extremely good chance that there is gas running past your front door which you have access to economical gas for heating. The combination of ducted evaporative air cooling and ducted gas heating is an excellent marriage. (watch the Better Living Video titled Ducted Gas Heating and Evaporative Air Conditioning http://gasworks.net.au/the-better-living-blog/ducted-gas-heating-evaporative-air-conditioning-video).

Evaporative systems offer great cooling qualities at a very economical running  price. The cost to run a state of the art Breezair or Braemar evaporative system equated to the same as running a light globe. Another advantage of evaporative systems is that they constantly draw in fresh air and expel the old air rather than recycling the same air. To learn more about how evaporative air conditioning works watch the Better Living Video What is Evaporative Air Conditioning https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6zWu_kd7t0  

Gas Works are Climate Masters of Seeley International and as such are experts when it comes to evaporative air conditioning. They offer an exclusive 7 year warranty on the unit and the installation so you can invest in your home with total peace of mind. With Gas Works being in SA for over 25 years you know it’s a name you can trust.

If you don’t have access to gas or you want the convenience of a single  system then ducted reverse cycle is for you. A reverse cycle system will both warm and cool your home at the touch of a button. A reverse cycle system as the name suggests recycles the cool/warm air around the home. To run the system most effectively it is best to keep all external door and windows shut. It is important to invest in a quality unit. You will find that reverse cycle  systems are covered by the energy star ratings. The more star the more efficient the system. To learn more about the energy star system check out the Better Living Video  Energy Star Ratings http://gasworks.net.au/the-better-living-blog/star-ratings-video

There are a number of well known brands like Dakin, Mitsubishi, Fujitsu, Samsung, Kelvinator, Rinnai, LG, Lennox and Panasonic. Gas Works have access to all major brands and are Panasonic Air Specialist Network Dealers which tells you they fully qualified to design and install system that is right for your home. Selecting the right size system is critical to the efficiency and effectiveness of the air conditioner. Too small a system and it will struggle to cool/heat your home, too big a system and your running cost will be higher than necessary. Watch the Better Living Video on What Size Air Conditioner Do I Need? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8UQ5frkCvY

If you are not sure what system will be best for you talk to your local Gas Works store you can be sure independent professional advice.

DIY Air conditioning, good idea or not?

Posted on Thursday, January 28, 2016

It’s been a long hot summer as predicted and it’s not over yet. We still have one third of summer still to come and we all know that March can also be hot. While we are currently experiencing some milder days just now, don’t lulled into a false sense of security.

When the temperature soars some people will do anything to get cool, as the video shows.

So you are thinking about air conditioning your home here are some things to think about:

1. Decision time – There are a number of different types of air conditioning from portable systems to fully ducted reverse cycle systems.Which will be best for you? You first need to decide what your needs are and what sort of budget you have. Your home is, for most, the biggest investment you have, so if you have the budget don’t scrimp. However if you only have a few hundred to spend then a portable unit may be better than nothing. It least it will allow you to sleep at night.

Next step up is a single room High Wall Spilt System Room air conditioner or an in window unit. While these will not cool multiple rooms it will effectively cool the intended area. From here your next step up is a ducted system and here again there are choices. You can select from either an evaporative system or refrigerated reverse cycle. Now there are pros and cons for each. Reverse cycle will heat you home in winter as well as cool it  in summer. Evaporative systems are cheaper to buy and run however will only cool you home. (see What is Evaporative Air Conditioning video) however evaporative can be teamed with ducted gas heating. (see Ducted Gas Heating and Evaporative Air Conditioning video)

2.Size – Yes it does matter when it comes to air conditioning. Too small a unit will struggle on the really hot days so far better to get a system that can cope than spend a less and be disappointed ( see What size air conditioning do I need video)

3 – It’s in the stars – Energy star ratings are there to guide you as to the efficiency of the unit. Remember no point in having  an air conditioning system if you can’t afford to run. For argument sake you may need a 6kw system to cool your home now the price will vary between brands.  As a rule of thumb the cheaper the unit the less efficient it will be.  (see Energy Star Rating video)

4 – Shop around – The only way you’ll if a price is realistic is if you shop around however it is critical that you compare apples with apples.

5 – Talk to those who install systems as well as sell them. The so called box moves just want to sell you a unit, where as someone who is going to sell you the unit and install it too has a vested interest in making sure you are buying the right unit in the first place.

Seeley International $200 Cash Back is Back

Posted on Tuesday, January 12, 2016

 

Buy a Breezair or Breamar Ducted Evaporative Air Cooling System before the 31st January 2016 and get $200 cash back.

Seeley International are renowned for manufacturing quality evaporative systems. Made right here in SA these awarding winning systems are designed for Australian conditions. Gas Works are Climate Masters of Seeley International and offer an exclusive 7 year warranty on the unit and installation.

So make your home cool and save some cool cash too!

Super Stealth Super Savings

Posted on Monday, December 07, 2015

At Gas Works when you buy a Braemar LCS Supercool Ducted Evaporative System you’ll get upgraded to the all new Super Stealth LCQI System for no extra cost but hurry its only for orders placed before Christmas. This is an exclusive offer to Climate Masters of Seeley International and Gas Works is the largest in SA.

Click here to download brochure

Seeley International unveils next generation Braemar SuperStealth Evaporative Cooler

Seeley International founder and Executive Chairman, Mr Frank Seeley AM, unveiled the Braemar Supersealth series, the latest addition to its award-winning arsenal of evaporative cooling products.

“This high efficiency axial inverter technology offers the quietest cooling in the Braemar range, and does so using far less energy than a standard fan and motor – meaning that fan power is up noise is down cooling is up and running costs are down” Mr Seeley said.

“Seeley International showcased the world’s first range of high performance inverter axial coolers - its ‘INVERTAIR™’ series, and we are delighted to have been able to incorporate that breakthrough technology into our new Braemar Superstealth series,” he said.

“Braemar has been the product of choice of Australian families for more than 50 years, and this latest leading-edge technology – which uses far less energy per kilowatt of cooling than previous axial units - will further strengthen the brand’s reputation as the most tried, trusted and altogether innovative choice available in both Australian and International markets.”

“Remaining the market leader in evaporative cooling, and being the most awarded evaporative air conditioning manufacturer in Australia for more than 40 years, comes from our unwavering commitment to developing over-the-horizon technologies today,” Mr Seeley said.

“It is important to have a regular maintenance regime in place to ensure years of trouble-free operation, and this fully automated self-cleaning technology is a world first, that activates an automated pad and tank rinsing cycle, based on how much a cooler has actually been used,” he said.

“Not only does this ensure that the cooling unit remains clean and  fresh, it also reduces the need for maintenance, and through the MagIQtouch controller, it also provides reminders as to when it requires service, so that customers “can -set -and -forget”,  and still be assured of peak performance, season after season.”

Braemar SuperStealth will have an initial release into SA only until further notice.

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