BASIX explanation ... and ...... interstate equivalent.
First could someone explain to me the why's and wherefores of BASIX , I figure it is a NSW building requirement that your new home must have…
1kw Solar install from $495 or $895 for 2kw invtet
Hi Guys, I am trying to get people from my area to join up for solar panels installs. I have orgainsed a great price. If you live anywere in these areas and think you may…
NSW Government's solar power payback scheme
(SA) Aerobic Septic System: Biolytix vs Biocycle vs Ri-Treat
We got a Biolytix based on its elegant design and having won the New Inventors Award. I am sure all the systems work well and all have the advantage of re-using…
Design for efficiency - position, position, position
Introduction - Heating and cooling comprise the single biggest component of household energy consumption - Therefore, reducing artificial means to maintain a house in a…
When will it pay for itself - insulation and double glazing
Pipe - well actually no it wasn't because the grey water only entered the septic system at 1 point so was easy to divert back a bit and terminate the entry point so no…
Solar HWS Panel used for other electricity as well??
Uhh... that makes sense I suppose. Thanks for that info!
Passive solar design - blend traditional & contemporary?
Hi Indi, You definately need to use a specialist designer as the principles are very fine and if not properly understood the results can be very ineffective or…
Wood heaters - running costs and greenhouse emissions
I guess it put the fire out Yeh cheers Yak_Chat... I did get it but it is sunday My brain went a while ago
Busting eco-myths or misunderstandings
One way is to put the circulating pump onto a manual on off switch - turn it on when you get up =- have your showers 5 minutes later, turn it off Same at night. best of…
Is reflective foil wrap worth it for walls?
We built a double brick house and have reflective wrap between the 2 layers. We also have thick batts in the ceiling. It was a council requirement here due to new zoning…
Solar heating for house water and swimming ppol
They will always be separate in some way, simply because you don't want to be washing in your swimming pool water! But there are some systems available like the Latento…
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