SaveH2OCyclone watch and other meteorological interests.
With more windy hot conditions over the next several days, the risk of serious bush fires remains high for large areas of Australia. The Government link below allows you…
Stewie DWashing machines and environmental vandalism
Good articles. Scary though. Our continued use of plastics of all descriptions and chemicals is very sad when we know that there are viable alternatives. Stewie
arcadeltTV antennas? Phone lines? Who needs them?
Most of this list my family doing over the Internet. I include here long phone calls, watching TV shows and movies, online training. Therefore, a single Wi-Fi network is…
BJ88TV mounted above gas fireplace yay or nay?
16 October 2018
Generally not an issue with heat, the brick wall won't conduct the heat and as most heat is radiated, the TV again will not receive this heat directly. So long as all…
sxwallacRaspberry Pi/Arduino and other Roll Your Own Home Automation
6 July 2018
I am using a Fibaro HC2, and have a bunch of devices that have their own @#2 phone apps, but don't offer up APIS. I'm using wireshark to see if I can figure out how these…
StructuralBIMGuyCSIRO recruiting citizen scientists to map energy use
19 June 2018
"Power to the people" John Lenon The CSIRO Are doing an incredible job Here is another great app download it and share your data with others...hth
EntCordless phone Uniden Bluetooth and NBN line in.
14 May 2018
Set up the brought from fleabay Uniden cordless phone with the ability to use Bluetooth to connect to your phone and also normal phone line connect from the NBN. Natually…
SaveH2OTackling inefficiency & Urban Heat Island Effect
1 March 2018
The outer Western Sydney suburb of Penrith registered 47.3C on January 7 but a news team found 48C outside a school in another suburb. Why do so many people spec black…
gummzGlazing to Mass ratio for a U shaped house
18 October 2017
I will check out those companies. I have changed the courtyards sliding doors i to 2x french doors. They arr currently 2.4m high as i'm not too keen on 2.1m. I asked…
MarkSindoneRainwater catchment in tropics (New build)
29 September 2017
Not much by ways of contributing to help from me here, but just chipping in my 2 cents worth to thank you guys for starting this thread. It's actually quite interesting…
1960sModernistHomeNew Build: LED Recessed Lights or Incandescent with LED bulb
1 August 2017
A well designed LED downlight with a constant current LED driver will outlast and outperform an LED globe in a traditional fitting in every metric by a substantial margin.…
1960sModernistHomeSolar Net Feed In and 3-Phase power. Dont get caught out!
30 May 2017
40kWh per day 🤤 Maybe you should look into battery storage?
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