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16 d16 dGLOGLO posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

How long ago did you put your deposit and submit your initial requirements?

19 d19 dGLOGLO posted:
Air-Con on 3 phase

I am not an electrician however I do have 3phase.
Your single phase AC will simply be connected to 1 of the 3 phases.
The other electrical items will be deeply…

22 d22 dGLOGLO posted:
Shower/toilet location logic?

Hi arcadeit,
This ensuite window would face NW.

22 d22 dGLOGLO posted:
Shower/toilet location logic?

Hi,
Can anyone share what would be the preferred shower location?
I am thinking having the shower beside the window (which would reduce mould) due to sunlight and ventilation.
Is there any…

26 d26 dGLOGLO posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Very nice.
Is that the standard staircase?

1 month1 monthGLOGLO posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi, has anyone had wisdom quote a pool and poolside cabana like what is on display at Oran Park Manhattan44?

1 month1 monthGLOGLO posted:
Bird Control

Hi,
Does anyone bother about bird control to stop them crapping all over your roof and perching on your antenna?
Keen to hear if anyone else is a paranoid as I am.
Thanks

1 month1 monthGLOGLO posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

I have asked this separately in the Heating and Cooling section but as the Wisdom Homes thread is predominantly Sydney South West locales, and that many of the wisdom display…

1 month1 monthGLOGLO posted:
Ducted AC & separate Gas Heating. Worthwhile having both?

Hi,
I am looking for feedback from forum members who have both Ducted AC and separate Gas Heating.
My address has gas in the street, and I already have 3phase power.
We prefer…

1 month1 monthGLOGLO posted:
Ducted reverse cycle heating/cooling + smart thermostat

Hi burnertoasty,
Like yourself I 'was' looking at Nest/EcoBee integration along with Haiku Fan Smart Breeze.
However I have resolved to the fact that the Actron Unit I will end up getting…

1 month1 monthGLOGLO posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi,
The new logo change is driven by their Head office moving this weekend and the largely unknown fact that Japanese company Sumitomo purchased 51% majority share of Wisdom homes.

1 month1 monthGLOGLO posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

$20K price hike across the board started this month!!!

1 month1 monthGLOGLO posted:
Anyone KDR in Campbelltown Macarthur area

Hi,
I'd like to hear from others in this district who have or are embarking on their KDR.
Thanks
GLO

1 month1 monthGLOGLO posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Thanks
Can you share re the maintenance of the wall mounted tapware over the basin mounted ?
Washer replacement etc?

1 month1 monthGLOGLO posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Good morning all,
I'm finalising my tender modifications before submission and will be out at Oran Park and Willowdale this morning.
Has anyone used the wall mounted tapware in the bathrooms?

1 month1 monthGLOGLO posted:
Taps wall mount or basin mounted?

Hi,
Apparently wall mounted tapware is more expensive than basin mounted equivalent.
Not sure why. But I'm thinking about practicality.
Wall mounted should be easier to clean (less dripping down the tap stem)…

2 months2 monthsGLOGLO posted:
Your Connected Home. What have you done / what do you need?

I'm also planing on under the stairs for my networking modem, switch etc. Makes sense for the app to go there too then.
What is everyone doing for Intercom?

2 months2 monthsGLOGLO posted:
How much emphasis should you put into your R Value?

Thanks, our block faces NE and length runs NW.
With insulated external walls and sound proofing selected internal one, would anyone 'upgrade their HVAC ducting to thicker INSULATED DUCTING'?

2 months2 monthsGLOGLO posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi jennifermarie,
Did you put insulation on external walls?
And did anyone upgrade the glass at the rear of the house to either doubleglazed or other?
Thanks

2 months2 monthsGLOGLO posted:
How much emphasis should you put into your R Value?

Hi bashworth,
Thanks for that link!
Many new home designs have large glass areas that can open up to alfresco and back yards with a strong notion of open plan.
In a 2…

2 months2 monthsGLOGLO posted:
Demolition Company Sydney

How much was it before you mentioned asbestos?

2 months2 monthsGLOGLO posted:
Solar Net Feed In and 3-Phase power. Dont get caught out!

Hi,
We are a household of 6, with 4 kids 14,11,8 & 5yo.
Daily usage is approx 40kw.
We are on peak and off-peak HW.
Based in Sydney, I will end up having…

2 months2 monthsGLOGLO posted:
Solar Net Feed In and 3-Phase power. Dont get caught out!

Hi 1960sModernistHome,
With a KDR in mind and a 2 storey build, shading shouldn't be an issue.
My home faces NE but the longer length of the home will run NW.…

2 months2 monthsGLOGLO posted:
How are you sizing up your AC system?

Hi,
Can anyone share their experiences with selecting the correct size AC systems?
Daikin (3phase) has served us very well for the past 17 years. But with a KDR in the mix…

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2 months2 monthsGLOGLO posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Ditto!
Building Manhattan 44 and initial KDR Tender for $1500 today.
Also Designer facade no balcony

2 months2 monthsGLOGLO posted:
What did you forget to ask at Tender?

Hi,
I'm sure this question will be useful to everyone about to request for a Tender regardless of the builder.
Please share your thoughts, on what might be easily overlooked or what…

2 months2 monthsGLOGLO posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

You're scaring me now!
I'm requesting my tender this weekend and will be also doing a construction loan.
Who is your bank?

2 months2 monthsGLOGLO posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi everyone!
Glad to see progress.
Im about to request a tender before the price hike, but wanted peoples recommendations on electrical! particularly 'downlights' and fans.
I have seen comments on having…

2 months2 monthsGLOGLO posted:
Solar Net Feed In and 3-Phase power. Dont get caught out!

Agreed, however in my case the solar was installed in late 2010 and with the NSW GFIT ending on Dec 31,2016 my meter had to be upgraded to Net Feed…

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