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14 years14 yearsdynamictigerdynamictiger posted:
Solar Power - First Impressions

2.5 kW although I have never seen it output 2.5.

14 years14 yearsdynamictigerdynamictiger posted:
Refridgerated aircon

General rule of thumb for building the after costs e.g. blinds, floor coverings etc are about 30% of the total bulding cost.

14 years14 yearsdynamictigerdynamictiger posted:
your heating & cooling concerns

I had trouble with a few stores when I was buying my cooling system. The problem was they were telling me what I had to have and would not…

14 years14 yearsdynamictigerdynamictiger posted:
Ponds

I built a couple of small ponds.
The first one (With me in the photo) was a hand packed concrete structure with plaster finish. I built this between…

14 years14 yearsdynamictigerdynamictiger posted:
Remote Controls

I had an older 520 for a few years.
Anyway I thought I would buy myself a present for Christmas and bought the 1000i.
Compared to the 520 the 1000i is not…

14 years14 yearsdynamictigerdynamictiger posted:
Solar Power - First Impressions

We looked at the solar recommended fridges and found they are not as large as we are used to and none came with ice makers my wife insists on.
After very…

14 years14 yearsdynamictigerdynamictiger posted:
Swimming Pool Systems

This is not really the best avenue for this type of question. I would strongly suggest taking a litre of water down to a local pool shop and talking…

14 years14 yearsdynamictigerdynamictiger posted:
Swimming Pool Systems

um not sure if this is applicable
do all swimming pools get the annoying "tide line"
and whats the best way to reduce/get rid of it?
if the pool is…

14 years14 yearsdynamictigerdynamictiger posted:
TV's

I have just been through this same dilemma.
Buy the Pioneer. Side by side there is no comparison between the Sony LCD and a Pioneer Kuro HD Plasma, they are…

14 years14 yearsdynamictigerdynamictiger posted:
To Mortgage or Not To Mortgage?

Simple math problem.
Mortgage loan rate is lower.
Car loan rate is higher.
Take a mortgage you can pay at the car loan payment and clear in 4-5 years without penalty. This…

14 years14 yearsdynamictigerdynamictiger posted:
Solar Power - First Impressions

Synergy still haven't programmed our meter properly. Logically if we are no longer drawing any power at all during peak period, and we are only home for about an…

14 years14 yearsdynamictigerdynamictiger posted:
Solar Power - First Impressions

Hi All
Our solar power system was installed on Monday and switched on at 4.30 pm.
The challenge I have set and started to think about well before installation was how do…

14 years14 yearsdynamictigerdynamictiger posted:
Downlights

Bec.
A suggestion. Rather than go in and hit the whole of house go through one area at a time and design lighting to suit that area. It may…

14 years14 yearsdynamictigerdynamictiger posted:
Reducing the cost

There us only two approaches I know that work.
One, make sure you are playing with two builders so you can price one against another throughout the negotiating process and don't…

14 years14 yearsdynamictigerdynamictiger posted:
heatpump

they are not suitable to run during the night
Only if it gets below -273 degrees celsius.
Noise is not normally an issue with heat pumps, and would be the only reason…

14 years14 yearsdynamictigerdynamictiger posted:
Stacker Doors

Going back to your post, you mention meeting and opening from the corner.
Do you mean that the corner of the house will not be supported by any walls?
If this is…

14 years14 yearsdynamictigerdynamictiger posted:
Shading West Facing WIndows/Bedrooms

A 'solar pergola' is one solution that works letting heat in in winter and sun out in summer.
We have a massive West facing window and this is the solution we…

14 years14 yearsdynamictigerdynamictiger posted:
heatpump

I noticed some misinformation in this post:
"Het Pumps not suited to warmer climate"
This is not true. The principle is that a heat pump grabs available energy from the air…

14 years14 yearsdynamictigerdynamictiger posted:
Swimming Pool Systems

Hi All
I am happy to assist people sort out the 'truth' when they are not sure on issues related to their swimming pool - but not construction.
I have been in…

14 years14 yearsdynamictigerdynamictiger posted:
Outdoor Spa

Hi Di
I don't think there are any bad spa brands out there now. Most of them were culled in the early 90's when spas fell out of fashion for…

14 years14 yearsdynamictigerdynamictiger posted:
Diverting Greywater from the main greywater plumbing?

To properly install any grey water system you need to either be a registered plumber or have an absolute understanding of the piping system in your residence. As has…

14 years14 yearsdynamictigerdynamictiger posted:
Reducing Energy - Home Theatre

Hi All
I have been mucking about with home theatre for a while now.
After making the decision to move ahead on Solar Panels I have had to review my…

14 years14 yearsdynamictigerdynamictiger posted:
Irrigation questions answered

I have installed most of my reticulation in the back garden.
I have:
- A grey water recovery system installed in accordance with WAHD requirements and council requirements.
- A series…

14 years14 yearsdynamictigerdynamictiger posted:
Floating Paving and Sand

Hi All
This is a marvellous idea a forum on Paving.
Okay. My Brother in Law is a brick paver, however he is also an alcoholic so everything he tells me…

Floating Paving and Sand

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