Edward Thirlwallmoving existing solar panel to new home
8 December 2014
I agree with @bpratt on this one. No point trying to move old stuff to save money when the new tech on the market comes a lot better in terms of efficiency and power…
mirzEarthWool R2.0 external walls will work internal walls?
14 November 2014
thanks Stewie, just checked with supplier and they assured that R2.7 SHD will fit 90mm stud frame. will see how it will on insulation day.
Stewie DSolar Companies Perth
1 November 2014
Here is a company that gets a few favourable mentions on building forums and blogs like renoexchange https://www.renoexchange.com.au/blog/sh ... r-my-house Stewie
SaveH2OMy old pump has died - so I need something new.
28 October 2014
Welcome to the forum. You have posted a very good opening post and it is obvious that you have done your homework and you probably know a lot more than you think. It's…
SaveH2ORWT for BASIX (stupid implementation ?)
15 October 2014
Many builders contract to water tank companies that are dealers for Davey products which is why people end up with RainBanks. Have a read of the Whirlpool forum thread…
vivmakLighting - any thoughts on Downlights vs CFL lights?
19 August 2014
There are also some excellent threads here on these forums regarding LED lights... viewtopic.php?f=8&t=72685&p=1217865&hilit=lumens#p1217865
StructuralBIMGuySuspended Slab Balcony - Thermal Bridge
4 August 2014
Hi zobardi Thermal bridging can be a major problem in buildings There are no codes or standards that cover this. It requires specialist FEA software and is undertaken by…
bprattRoof space heat - eave vents and whirlybirds ...
30 July 2014
That's the same way I've just bought for my new home build. The important thing to ensure is that you have a easy way for the air to be drawn in to the roof, be that…
LilianaWater tanks for the technically challenged
6 March 2014
Thanks for that. The pipe from the hot water system wasn't installed by the drainage plumbers; it was done by the other plumber after I informed the builder that we…
Stewie DWorth it? “H2grO greywater” electric diverter irrigation
12 February 2014
Yes. Plans all but completed ( don't laugh, we are up to Revision 35 ! I have done countless versions and 3D renders for my other half who has a bit of a problem relating…
B STARSolar panel feed-in tariffs, transfer to new owners?
24 January 2014
Moving house The Premium Feed-in Tariff is linked to the property where the solar panels are installed, so when moving house you cannot take the Premium Feed-in Tariff…
MR2Solar - what Kw capacity do I need for 15kwh/day
4 January 2014
I have a question on this... most systems are designed (by the installer) to not actually produce your total daily power usage, they are instead designed to cover 90% of…
nicephotogSolar wind Hybrids - off grid - whats required
12 December 2013
Actually i know quite a lot myself, but how many Kw/h does a farm of each type and size generally use and require? I wrote this article because i've always been into…
SaveH2OProject home builders and Rainwater tanks
25 November 2013
Thanks! Yes, your weather certainly has been strange with quite a lengthy period with little rain. An extra note... When you calculate the roof area harvested, you…
snuckRainwater collection - pre build prep and contract advice?
23 September 2013
Thanks H20, It will be interesting to see how much we actually can collect - I'll keep fairly tight records for the first few years and we'll see. Part of the issue is…