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2 d2 dECOECOECOECO posted:
Cold room, is it the windows?

I agree. I assume they are listed elsewhere in the world.

3 d3 dECOECOECOECO posted:
Cold room, is it the windows?

They're not on the website

3 d3 dECOECOECOECO posted:
Cold room, is it the windows?

I think that the only passive house certified windows in Australia are done by these guys... imported from Europe... likely $3,000/m2 +

Cold room, is it the windows?
3 d3 dECOECOECOECO posted:
Cold room, is it the windows?

When we developed the EcoTech window, we developed at the same time its identical twin with a thermally broken frame fully expecting this to yield a significant improvement in…

3 d3 dECOECOECOECO posted:
Cold room, is it the windows?

No I don't need to check with anyone... the measure is all that matters. I never said that the frames don't contribute to heat loss, every part of a window…

4 d4 dECOECOECOECO posted:
Hume vs Corinthian Doors

They both supply 38mm and 40mm.

4 d4 dECOECOECOECO posted:
Cold room, is it the windows?

At the end of the day, it is the Uw that the window achieves which decides what the energy performance is, it is not the style, not the configuration, not…

10 d10 dECOECOECOECO posted:
Cold room, is it the windows?

Just had an interesting conversation with a customer who has 2 rooms which are always cold and thinks it is the windows causing that... they are double glazed aluminium. She…

Cold room, is it the windows?
14 d14 dECOECOECOECO posted:
One Houselot of Double Glazed Windows - Cheap!!

PRICE DROP
$̶2̶0̶,̶0̶0̶0̶ now $18,000
Worth $32,000!
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29 d29 dECOECOECOECO posted:
Windows from China - a true story

This is a complicated area. I have operated businesses (inside and outside of windows) where global supplier collusion in our tiny market meant that the price paid was nothing to…

30 d30 dECOECOECOECO posted:
Windows from China - a true story

So your windows arrive from China, you did your homework and you have certificates of compliance to AS2047 and AS1288. Then your building inspector who is on the ball…

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30 d30 dECOECOECOECO posted:
3m ceilings volume builder Sydney

Unusual configuration, you would get more light by combining the highlight with the window below.

1 month1 monthECOECOECOECO posted:
3m ceilings volume builder Sydney

2100, 2400 and 2700 are considered standard heights. But that does not mean that every product is available at those sizes. Engineering will likely mean additional cost for larger products.

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Window choice to reduce condensation

You're welcome... I guess they don't read...

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Which seal to use?

I know the problem. We install our replacement windows in lots of different building-in situations.
This could have been done differently with a better result.
The fix will be a compromise. Maybe…

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Which seal to use?

In short, there would be no gap, except for say 5mm planned for caulking.

Which seal to use?
2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Which seal to use?

So the job is to close the gap from bricks to sill.
To be honest, the windows don't suit the opening, and should have been measured to set them further forward…

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Which seal to use?

I understand. No sill flap, are these new windows? Are the drain holes under the sill or at the front of the sill? The window could have been set…

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Which seal to use?

Can you take photos in a higher definition so I can enlarge them. Right along the sill would be best. Show me on the pics what you are trying to…

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Which seal to use?

Hi
I am unsure of what you are trying to achieve. You window looks as though it has a sill flap which appears to be closely fitted. Whatever you do, do…

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
3m ceilings volume builder Sydney

There's no such thing as doors and windows that suit a particular height, it's down to personal taste. I think I would look around the rooms you will live in…

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Unlock Sliding aluminum window's door

These are generic sash locks you can buy in Bunnings. Find a security screwdriver bit to fit the screws and remove them, then fit new ones.

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Doors to home theathre

Find a chippy to quote, then price the doors you want - but these can be the expensive bit.

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Black framed steel doors

Yes these can be replicated in Aluminium using decorative bars - we for example put the bars inside the double glazed units. Yes they are expensive because they are produced…

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Paint external timber windows.

Matt would be the best match to Colorbond. Any good paint is suitable.

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Help - increased ceiling height (doors/windows)

I would make all door openings uniform, and have windows set at the same height. I think anything less may impact the sales value.

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Bifold doors wall to wall

Yes, my pet gripe is balconies, and the best example is Qld., where balconies go unused. I often think we should lgift the balconies to homeless folk...

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Bifold doors wall to wall

Hi
Do you need to upgrade the glazing to meet the energy report due to the changed insulation if you increase the stacker door? Otherwise I would think a low cost…

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