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11 months11 monthsbuildnoobbuildnoob posted:
Building & Developing A Duplex In North Ryde

Oh that is a good comparison point. Thanks Simeon.

11 months11 monthsbuildnoobbuildnoob posted:
Porter Davis in liquidation

It’s a really uncertain time to build. I’m spooked too. I wish when builders ask for proof of funds that we could do the same in reverse, proof of solvency.

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11 months11 monthsbuildnoobbuildnoob posted:
Building & Developing A Duplex In North Ryde

Thanks Simeon. Not sure I got the maths right, is that for 55m2 of driveways? (just going off the plans you uploaded earlier).
$28000/55m2 = $509/m2, is this the trades rate…

11 months11 monthsbuildnoobbuildnoob posted:
Building & Developing A Duplex In North Ryde

Simeon
I've been following your updates with interest and your build is coming along nicely.
Can I ask how much you're paying for driveway (assuming it's concrete) and landscaping?

1 year1 yearbuildnoobbuildnoob posted:
Cost of windows vs brick + gyprock + batts etc

Really noob question - "because it only stops radiant heat" - so what doesn't low e stop? Like heat and noise loss?

1 year1 yearbuildnoobbuildnoob posted:
Cost of windows vs brick + gyprock + batts etc

Great advice, thanks stonesthrow and alexp79.
My front facade will face west, so for aesthetic reasons I’ll be putting in a few windows. My other windows are north and east…

1 year1 yearbuildnoobbuildnoob posted:
Cost of windows vs brick + gyprock + batts etc

How do they pass basix or nathers?

1 year1 yearbuildnoobbuildnoob posted:
Cost of windows vs brick + gyprock + batts etc

Great info stonesthrow. Super handy to know.
Out of curiosity how do those fancy houses that grace the covers of architectural digest stay energy efficient? They’re all glass top to…

1 year1 yearbuildnoobbuildnoob posted:
New build

If inflation and interest rates and tradie shortages have put home building out of reach for many, more people will stay renting or put off the knockdown rebuild until they…

1 year1 yearbuildnoobbuildnoob posted:
Cost of windows vs brick + gyprock + batts etc

Interesting Ecoeco! So commercial windows are gimmicky and better to go with residential + low e, glazing or custom sized to suit.

1 year1 yearbuildnoobbuildnoob posted:
Cost of windows vs brick + gyprock + batts etc

Thanks folks, appreciate your thoughts.
ren_ho , in the BASIX / energy efficiency assessments do insulated walls rate more highly than single unglazed windows?…

1 year1 yearbuildnoobbuildnoob posted:
Cost of windows vs brick + gyprock + batts etc

G'day folks
Does anyone know if these days it is more costly to install windows in lieu of cladding (brick veneer) plus the associated gyprock, batts etc? And by how much?
I'd…

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