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1 month1 monthdachopperdachopper posted:
Building a boundary house - up against neighbours house

Hi Greg.
I was also going down that route, found a nice cladding to go onto the concrete, only to discover it doesn't meet boundary to boundary wall fire code, or…

2 months2 monthsdachopperdachopper posted:
Building a boundary house - up against neighbours house

Hi,
I have a block that I am planning on building on soon to both side boundaries, which both have other houses constructed that were also built boundary to boundary.
I'm…

3 years3 yearsdachopperdachopper posted:
Insulated Cladding

Hey guys, does anyone have any experience with Smart Stone systems here https://www.smartstonesystems.com/
I'm contemplating using them in my tilt panel project as a simple means to…

3 years3 yearsdachopperdachopper posted:
Geothermal heating / coooling thoughts

Yep, I came to the same conclusion regarding the Geothermal. We have room for about 8KW of solar panels, and can insulate as much as needed during the build which…

3 years3 yearsdachopperdachopper posted:
Geothermal heating / coooling thoughts

After some opinions of people who have experienced , or who have installed geothermal cooling ( either hydro pipes underground, or air pipes underground? ), for concrete slab cooling /…

3 years3 yearsdachopperdachopper posted:
Tilt Panel experts

This may sound like a silly question, but using tilt panels for a multistory building, how do they lock the building walls in enough to remove the wall panel…

4 years4 yearsdachopperdachopper posted:
Balcony - Thermal Breaks

Hello people,
Wondering about people on here with a concrete ( cantilever ) balcony, has some kind of thermal break or insulation solution for the balcony to stop interior mold and…

4 years4 yearsdachopperdachopper posted:
Perth based Structural / Construction engineer

Can anyone here recommend a Perth based structural engineer - who has experience with tilt panels preferably ?

4 years4 yearsdachopperdachopper posted:
Pre-cast Concrete House Build Perth

The polystyrene is purely for insulation purposes and is not structural in my design. The outer concrete is also purely a protective wind/water and thermal cladding effectively , and is…

4 years4 yearsdachopperdachopper posted:
Pre-cast Concrete House Build Perth

Im definitely getting it checked by a structural engineered . What is the certification for ? Or is that done by the engineer when they provide working drawings.

4 years4 yearsdachopperdachopper posted:
Pre-cast Concrete House Build Perth

That is good to know, from memory, I think EPS foam is an easy option I could change to, because the build is in the spray zone, I had a…

4 years4 yearsdachopperdachopper posted:
Pre-cast Concrete House Build Perth

So, a good recirculating system, or having some external walls that are not concrete would remove the problem you think?

4 years4 yearsdachopperdachopper posted:
Pre-cast Concrete House Build Perth

"Even when the temperature gradient is not there, vapours will still be eventually turning into the moisture on the backside of your concrete as well as inside internal leaf and…

4 years4 yearsdachopperdachopper posted:
Pre-cast Concrete House Build Perth

Hi Alex, If you are talking about the latent water that gets released by concrete as is cures?
Not much I can do about that - the benefit is that…

4 years4 yearsdachopperdachopper posted:
Pre-cast Concrete House Build Perth

The quote I had for the tilt panel wall - without insulation just a basic tilt panel wall was 160 per square meter. I think BGC said to budget $110…

4 years4 yearsdachopperdachopper posted:
Pre-cast Concrete House Build Perth

Yeah - if the structural pins are metal though, then the whole purpose of the XPS is defeated, they need to be non heat conductive pins. Who are…

4 years4 yearsdachopperdachopper posted:
Pre-cast Concrete House Build Perth

The XPS insulation is in the Center of the concrete... locking all the moisture outside the outer layer of concrete?

4 years4 yearsdachopperdachopper posted:
Pre-cast Concrete House Build Perth

I'm in the design stage also, next to the salt water and looking to use Precast for the majority of our blank walls with steel stud internally, and maybe some…

9 years9 yearsdachopperdachopper posted:
ICF - Insulated Concrete Form Builds Australia

Hello everyone,
My wife and I are considering doing an owner builder job on a double story house we have had planned for a couple years. It was originally planned…

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