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2 d2 dgglecastgglecast posted:
Eaves that conform to passive solar guidelines

Hi guys, so you know how the YourHome website says, "As a rule of thumb, eaves width should be 45% of the height from the window sill to the bottom…

8 d8 dgglecastgglecast posted:
Eaves that conform to passive solar guidelines

Hmm. Thanks Steve and ddarroch. Yeah going to be hard to flip the bedrooms to the east. I might need to reconsider this layout...

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14 d14 dgglecastgglecast posted:
Eaves that conform to passive solar guidelines

Yes, this! I was really surprised that this would be an issue, considering I've read several times that eaves are one of the easiest solutions to getting the shading right.…

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15 d15 dgglecastgglecast posted:
Eaves that conform to passive solar guidelines

Thanks Stewie, yeah i agree with you. I think we'll go with the smaller 450mm eaves all around the home. Saves us about $900 versus 600mm, and we can spend…

Eaves that conform to passive solar guidelines
18 d18 dgglecastgglecast posted:
Eaves that conform to passive solar guidelines

Thanks Stewie, yeah we've opted for double glazing right round the home. We were thinking of some kind of louvre shading to extend the shading, with the louvres angled to…

19 d19 dgglecastgglecast posted:
Eaves that conform to passive solar guidelines

Hi, anyone been able to get their volume builder to add eaves that conform to the following YourHome guidelines for shading north facing glazing?
"As a rule of thumb, eaves width…

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