what to add for energy efficiency building volume home
go upvc window frames ensure insulation under colorbond. not just sarking, lighter color roof also not sure if you have seen this viewtopic.php?t=5823 last couple of pages…
150mm downpipe into RWT, how many 100mm overflows needed?
It sounds like all downpipes discharge into a DWV pipe charged systems and a 150mm DWV pipe culminates as a vertical riser. I hope for your customer's sake that he isn't…
Cyclone watch and other meteorological interests.
South Polar jet stream shown looping over Adelaide and Victoria on 1 November 16:00 2022. This will become more regular in coming years as the South Polar - Equator…
Water tanks for the technically challenged
I had thought that DP (C) would have followed the fence and had two 45 degree elbows to make a smooth transition but your upgraded plan is simpler and neater. One thing…
Improving existing rural water catchment and storage system
Is sex with prescription medication right for you? Discuss & options with an…
Z wave home automation questions and help
My house has a steel beam around it (as we are not the usual 'box' house; on which, the top level is smaller if compared to the ground floor (thus it comes with steel beam…
The NBN Rollout and What it means to the new Home owner
Sorry to revive an old post. I have a similar NBN enclosure installed by my builder back in 2016; since then I got the NBN and I have been leaving the NBN modem 'hanging' at…
How to reduce the maintenance of tank filters ?
Yes, I know.The filter screen has too shallow an angle and the larger aperture outside mesh is a failed design. The dominant market leader has mosquito proof outer mesh…
Information wanted: H4 Living
They look like an established eco/passive house builder: https://h4living.com.au/custom-home-bui ... y/enquiry/ But I can't find any reviews online. Anyone have…
Best floor covering for keeping thermal mass
We're pretty happy with our brushed finish but if I had the money I'd have gone for the Diamond Dave finish - mirror smooth, like a giant bench-top, although that does…
A gutter's flow rate depends a lot on slope and preferably not having internal gutter clips, the link below will assist. https://www.acegutters.com.au/technical ... -flow-rate
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…
Rainwater Harvesting Wet System Questions
I overthink things. I will have a charged system and my tanks are 50m away from my house. I plan on using a sediment trap. The tanks are my only source of water. The…
Feng Shui advice! Desk orientation in bedroom
Good afternoon. I'm decorating my 18-month-old son's room and I've bought those ikea dividers to store his toys, which are suitable for children's rooms. I bought 3 of…
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…
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