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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…]
Has the rot set in?
Australian Standards indicate a life expectancy of up to 40 years above ground and 25 years below ground for hardwood property poles. However, the life expectancy of wood poles can vary significantly depending on their uses, species, climatic conditions and soil conditions. If your property poles are hardwood, it is recommended that you replace all [Read More…]
How much is that old air conditioner actually costing you?
We’ve moved on a long way from the big old air conditioner units of yesteryear, and it’s fair to say that our pockets and the environment are probably very happy because of it! Although modern air conditioning split systems look very different, it’s not immediately apparent what’s changed other than they’ve become more streamlined, quieter [Read More…]
How an Air Conditioning System Improves Your Health
Everyone has basic conditions in their environment that need managing, and a well-maintained split-system or ducted air conditioner can play an important role in providing the following health benefits: Improved respiratory conditions. Airborne particles are a fact of life, they’re always there and in a hot dusty environment like Queensland, even more so. But an [Read More…]
Panasonic Air Conditioning – a solution for everybody
Powerhouse AC & Electrical have recommended Panasonic as our air conditioner of choice for over 10 years now. We can’t fault either of their split system and ducted ranges, for quality, reliability, ease of use, looks, and also their warranty back up, (when occasionally needed). What you might not know is that in the split [Read More…]
The Powerhouse difference
When you purchase and install your air conditioner through Powerhouse Air Conditioning and Electrical – it’s the little extra’s that make a difference. When dealing with a small business like Powerhouse, you get the personal touch by talking to the owners of the business, and not just being another number to a larger company. We [Read More…]
Wondering if you should think of making your home ‘smart’? Any home can become a smart home, at any stage. Doesn’t matter if you’re decorating an old home, building or renovating converting your home to a smart home will make life more convenient and your home more liveable. Using a smart device, you’ll be able [Read More…]
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*
For Powerhouse Customers only STEP 1 Purchase a selected Panasonic Air Conditioning System from Powerhouse Air Conditioning and Electrical between 1 March and 31 August 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 [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…]