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frankE

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Joined 1 October 2010
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9 years9 yearsfrankEfrankE posted:
Geothermal ..... costs?

Well I hate to contradict myself, but my previous post may have been a tad optimistic. I went to hear a talk by the guys from GeoExchange last night.…

9 years9 yearsfrankEfrankE posted:
Geothermal ..... costs?

Of course if you have a swimming pool, use that for heat exchange.
Alternatively, an underground concrete tank can be used as described in this article:
http://mtbest.net/heat_pump.html
They dug a nice big…

9 years9 yearsfrankEfrankE posted:
Hydronic boiler replacement

I like the Lanbhorgini boiler from Hurlcon. Reasonable price too.

9 years9 yearsfrankEfrankE posted:
Hemcrete

I forgot to include the fellows website - here it is : http://www.hempcrete.com.au

9 years9 yearsfrankEfrankE posted:
Warning - Liquid Sealant - permanent stuff

OK, due to popular demand, here are the photos:
The first shows whats left of the tap after i twisted it off.
The second shows the plumber having a laugh at my…

9 years9 yearsfrankEfrankE posted:
Hemcrete

I am building soon, and was thinking of using mudbricks. I came across some articles from the UK talking about Hempcrete. Interesting stuff. I tracked down a…

9 years9 yearsfrankEfrankE posted:
Plastic hot/cold water plumbing system

Bit of a correction . A previous poster said "as with all PVC products". i am pretty sure that the plastic tubing used for potable water supplies is…

9 years9 yearsfrankEfrankE posted:
Solar Hybrid Air conditioning.

Thanks for the info, I will try to find out more on these guys.
Ive been holding out for Mike Dennis to come up with the goods -

9 years9 yearsfrankEfrankE posted:
Warning - Liquid Sealant - permanent stuff

if you are the DIY type, you may be tempted to change a tap yourself. How hard can it be? just screw the old one off and screw…

9 years9 yearsfrankEfrankE posted:
Different tiles on each floor,is it a good idea ? Plz help !

Here my opinion: Go for the same theme throughout. It will look like a hodge-podge otherwise, but of course, its a subjective thing. We like white but…

9 years9 yearsfrankEfrankE posted:
Solar Panel installations for electricity

I live in the ACT. Until now, the ACT feed-in tariff was restricted to owner-occupiers. With Stage 2 announced to start in 2 months time or so, anyone…

9 years9 yearsfrankEfrankE posted:
Heating, Cooling and Ventilation passive house

Dynomite69 says "There is no point in doing solar hydronic if you already have good solar access." True enough in general, but there are plenty of exceptions. Not…

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