Plumbing consultant / Hydraulic engineer recommendation
For cold water, just normal branch distribution. For hot, I decided to go down ring main path as it seems more cost effective. I will however put in a water recirculator…
Feng Shui advice! Desk orientation in bedroom
Hi Marcyboy, Thanks for reply. Now I understand what you mean about the power position. What you've said is more like Fengshui for office. As a boss or executive you face…
do you do fengshui yourself or hire a prof?
I would like to warn those who belives Feng shui can be DIY, Wrong Fengshui Setting may do more harms than no Fengshui setting. I strongly advise people ask for advise…
Concept design feedback: Passive solar, orientation
Thanks for all the feedback everyone. In defence of our architect, he really met the design and layout requests of our brief. The garage really doesn't work positioned on…
Water tanks for the technically challenged
Do you remember the issue you had with the low flow out of the garden hose yet there was good pressure at the tap? It was all about friction losses through the 12mm hose.
Need advice on our rainwater collection and storage system.
Yes but a leaf diverter has to be fitted. NOTE: This isn't a regulatory requirement in many areas but it should be. Having an additional low restriction inlet valve…
Which wall would you put the home theatre screen on?
We are putting in a basic professional theatre in a room similar in size to yours. Basically we are building a fake wall at Wall B, putting 3 speakers in that wall,…
Heat Pump hot Water v's Solar Hot Water System
We had a Sanden for 7 years at previous house, and have moved and are planning to get another one. It draws 1000W for 2-3 hours for 2 people (one of who has long showers)…
Solar Panels Instead Roof Tiles - Experiences?
My upgraded Wisdom Home package I opted for the $7950 1.5kw Bristile (33x 45w)solar tile package with Fronius inverter. I added 4 extra solar tiles to make it 1.665kw.…
Advice on replacing rainwater harvesting system
A wise move, 100mm DWV has about 46% more volume and less friction loss than the 90mm (86.2mm ID) pvc stormwater pipe. Using 100mm DWV also allows you to install a…
Z wave home automation questions and help
Hi there Not sure if you still in need of any z-wave based products for your home renovation. We can definitely help with as much as you want i.e. a simple set up or the…
Smart home devices
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