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Safety Switch vs Circuit Breaker
Safety switches are often confused with circuit breakers and fuses, but they perform different tasks. Safety Switches monitor the flow of electricity through a circuit and turn off the power in a fraction of a second if a leakage of current is detected and they provide personal protection against electric shock. Circuit Breakers protect an electrical circuit [Read More…]
How to claim your Panasonic eftpos card*
STEP 1 Purchase a selected Panasonic Air Conditioning System from your Authorised Dealer / Installer between 1 March and 31 July 2018. Please retain your original tax invoice/purchase receipt showing a zero balance for verification purposes. STEP 2 Visit www.panasonic.com.au/extracomfort and complete the online Claim Form. STEP 3 Print off the Claim Form containing your [Read More…]
Air Con Excellence
As you know, the state government is now offering rebates of on energy-efficient appliances through its recently launched scheme with one of the most popular items being air conditioners. If you’re in the market for a new or replacement air conditioner, it might worth your while considering Panasonic. They’re what we always recommend to our [Read More…]
How does air conditioning affect the environment?
How does air conditioning affect the environment? It’s a question we get asked from time to time and deserves an answer. In short, air conditioning used at the correct temperature setting and properly maintained is an efficient way not only to cool your home or office but to heat it in the colder months too. [Read More…]
Save money with the Government’s Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate
With the Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate you can now save up to $300 on eligible air conditioners that have a 4-star or more energy rating to be installed in residential premises, limited to one unit per household. Most 2.5kw and 3.5kw (and some 5kw) Panasonic air-conditioners designed for small room use such as bedrooms and [Read More…]
What’s making my air conditioning smell?
When you turn on your air con, you want to enjoy the comfort of cool fresh air. But if your air conditioner smells musty or unpleasant in any way, there are a few things you should check. 01: Is the Air Filter Clogged? Probably the most common culprit is a clogged filter. Over time and [Read More…]
Cool, comfortable sleep or catching cold?
Living in a hot, humid climate like that found in south-east Queensland air conditioning is a necessity, not a luxury. One the questions often asked is ‘can leaving the air conditioning on at night when I’m asleep make me sick?’ The reality is, in our climate the overnight temperatures don’t drop that much overnight. Factor [Read More…]
Productivity Boosted by Air Con
Many things can affect productivity in the office. As we head into summer and temperatures climb productivity can decrease significantly due to staff discomfort. The good news is, a good air conditioning system can offset this effect! A well-maintained system with correct temperature settings will create a comfortable workplace environment that will keep your staff [Read More…]
Air Con. What size system should I get?
How do you choose the right size? For your air conditioning to work best, you need to have accurately calculated the size of the unit you require. Too small and the unit will need to run more often at maximum capacity drying out the air too much and will cost more in electricity. Uncomfortable for [Read More…]
Energy Efficiency. It’s in the Stars
Once you’ve worked out what size air conditioning system you need make sure you compare the star ratings of models of similar capacity. The more stars, the more energy efficient the unit and the lower the running costs and greenhouse gas emissions. Take note of the ratings provided for both cooling and heating. They do [Read More…]