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2 months2 monthsboangboang posted:
Downpipe at facade

Hi beetleone,
Nope we didnt, as the builder will end up having us signed a document that keep them clean if ever something happens with
the downpipe or gutter having problems

9 months9 monthsboangboang posted:
Downpipe at facade

Yeah I'll emphasize "serve no more than 12 m of guttering"
because they keep emphasizing "to comply with the NCC (minimum 12m between downpipes, with a recommendation to have downpipes as…

9 months9 monthsboangboang posted:
Downpipe at facade

Here is my revision 2
I move up HP 3 closer to D3 and HP 5 closer to D6
I will also edit this one and put red arrows for the flow…

Downpipe at facade
9 months9 monthsboangboang posted:
Downpipe at facade

Ive drafted the plan on my software. Turns out it is feasible to remove the down pipe considering the regulations.

Downpipe at facade
9 months9 monthsboangboang posted:
Downpipe at facade

Thanks SaveH2O,
I tell them exactly everything you say and propose including the standards yet they
dont take it or consider it.
I really dont know what to do to convince them.

9 months9 monthsboangboang posted:
Downpipe at facade

As of now, this is the builder's reply:
As mentioned, the options for this downpipe, are limited to either:

being located on the porch pier as indicated on the preliminary plans
being…

9 months9 monthsboangboang posted:
Downpipe at facade

As for the gutter. The builder said they will use this type(see picture)

Downpipe at facade
9 months9 monthsboangboang posted:
Downpipe at facade

Ive got a roof plan area of 133mm2 * 1.23 = 164.21mm2 - total catchment area
im stuck with step 3: select eaves gutter catchment area slope factor
Im sure step…

9 months9 monthsboangboang posted:
Downpipe at facade

saveh2O , from your experience, what eaves gutter catchment area slope factor should i use in my calculation

9 months9 monthsboangboang posted:
Downpipe at facade

ill have to calculate my roof plan area.
so that I can get the total roof catchment area

9 months9 monthsboangboang posted:
Downpipe at facade

Is the AS3500.3 in NCC Volume 2?
Where can I download it.

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9 months9 monthsboangboang posted:
Downpipe at facade

Ok sorry, ive been reading the BCA 3.5.3.5
sorry ive missed out some infos
ill try to ask my builder about this one

9 months9 monthsboangboang posted:
Downpipe at facade

Hi Save,
I current draw the gutter length(in yellow hightlight) apparently i got Total length of 12220.
If ill adjust the down pipe a little bit to have below 12meters. Is this…

Downpipe at facade
9 months9 monthsboangboang posted:
Downpipe at facade

Thanks Very much for the information. Really appreciate it SaveH20.
Im asking our builder what gutter specs they are using for the build.
What gutter specs is it needed in order…

9 months9 monthsboangboang posted:
Downpipe at facade

Thanks Very Much SaveH20!
This very informative.
So you mean to say that we can remove the balcony downpipe,
do gutter resloping and maybe add 1 downpipe at the sitting side? like this(see…

Downpipe at facade
9 months9 monthsboangboang posted:
Downpipe at facade

Yes, the house in the picture has the same estate as ours.

9 months9 monthsboangboang posted:
Downpipe at facade

Really dont know how this house made its downpipe since we have a common facade layout

Downpipe at facade
9 months9 monthsboangboang posted:
Downpipe at facade

Hi Save,
Im from NSW
here are the roof dimension/rough measurements and the roof pitch
downpipe size is 90mm diameter

9 months9 monthsboangboang posted:
Downpipe at facade

Is it ok to remove this downpipe?
Because our builder says we cant.

Also we found a house that is similar to us.
It has no downpipe installed in that area.
Please help us…

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