Posts Tagged 'Air Conditioners'

How to keep cool without Air Conditioning

How to keep cool without Air Conditioning

Summer is finally here! But it’s not without its ironies – after all, we spend time enduring chilly weather, waiting for the mercury to rise, but as soon as it does we’re also quick to complain. “It’s summer, hooray!” seems to turn to “I can’t sleep because it’s too hot at night!” in a matter of days. Air conditioning is a wonderful luxury for keeping cool, but sometimes, it’s simply not on the cards. In a home without an ...

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Finding Fujitsu

Finding Fujitsu

At Betta, we’re big believers in reverse cycle air-conditioners. They’re a hard proposition to argue with – they’re one appliance that works hard to create a comfy environment through all the seasons. One appliance also means a one-off installation, and so less hassle all round.

While not the most glamorous of home appliances, we’d guess that if most Aussies had to name a random Air Conditioner brand, they’d pick Fujitsu. They’ve been a staple in Australian homes for years, and ...

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How to Get Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

How to Get Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

Summer is officially on its way, which means we can look forward to all the good stuff, like mangoes, cricket and Christmas-time! The warmer days also mean a lot more air conditioner usage, so it’s a good idea to prepare your unit at home for the new season.

There aren’t too many parts of air conditioners that owners can service – most need a professional’s touch to ensure they’re handled smoothly and safely. The exception for most models is the ...

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What kind of air conditioner is best for you?

What kind of air conditioner is best for you?

There’s no real right or wrong time to add an air conditioner to the home. Depending on where you live around Australia, sweltering hot days have a tendency to pop up even out of the summer months, so it’s nice to be prepared. But buying one can be a little daunting – there are so many models and types, where to start? In this article, we break down the basic features of different types to help you decide what’s best ...

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Everything You Need to Know About Cooling Your Home

Everything You Need to Know About Cooling Your Home

The 2013/14 summer is drawing to a close, and it’s been a real scorcher. In the last two months, cities around the country have seen temperatures go into the 40s more times than they’d care to count. This weather is persisting around the country in a heatwave we haven’t seen the likes of for many years. We’re a resilient bunch, but clearly for life in the ‘sunburnt country’, a good air-conditioner is absolutely essential for the home.

That’s especially true, ...

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Don’t Get Blown Over By Air Conditioners

Don’t Get Blown Over By Air Conditioners

While it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by all the different terminology used for air conditioners, it’s important to have a grasp of it if you’re thinking of purchasing a unit: one simple word can mean a big difference in design and function! In this post we take a look at the main types of air conditioners – window/wall style, evaporative, split system and portable.

The clichéd image of the boxy A/C unit that pops into your head when ...

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