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9 d9 dHowserHowser posted:
Reasonable Insulation Requirements KDRB

From what I can see 2.9 means having low-e on one side at the very least, with tints and wooden frames - that starts to get expensive.
Im going to speak…

11 d11 dHowserHowser posted:
Reasonable Insulation Requirements KDRB

Hi All,
We are looking at doing a KDRB, approx 45sq house double storey in Melbourne.
We have had an energy report back and the values seem crazy - R6 in ceiling,…

2 months2 monthsHowserHowser posted:
What makes for "expensive" engineering for new home?

We are still at drawing stage - no charges yet, quotes for engineer ~3k (a few quotes). Fixed cost, plus extra for extra work if variations.
SOG downstairs, timber / lightweight…

2 months2 monthsHowserHowser posted:
What makes for "expensive" engineering for new home?

StructuralBIMGuy Sorry one question:
This is custom build, not a volume build - does this make a difference with engineering?

2 months2 monthsHowserHowser posted:
What makes for "expensive" engineering for new home?

Thanks for the reply - Ill definitely be pouring over the contract and drawings!

2 months2 monthsHowserHowser posted:
What makes for "expensive" engineering for new home?

A two storey house. South side is offset to allow for north facing neighbour windows. 900mm overhang at the front.
I suppose Im asking if the choice of engineer in a…

2 months2 monthsHowserHowser posted:
What makes for "expensive" engineering for new home?

Name checks out - I wonder if I can mention him somehow.

2 months2 monthsHowserHowser posted:
What makes for "expensive" engineering for new home?

Hi All,
Getting a few quotes for structural engineers,and Im wondering what to look out for? Ive heard that some engineering solutions can be much more expensive than others, but not…

2 months2 monthsHowserHowser posted:
Cert IV in Building - Worthwhile of OB?

Wow thats an amazing resource - thanks!

2 months2 monthsHowserHowser posted:
Cert IV in Building - Worthwhile of OB?

Hi Alll,
Im tossing up whether to OB a new two storey house and am wondering if a Cert IV in building would be handy? I have had exposure to the…

2 months2 monthsHowserHowser posted:
Best Sound and Heat Value Material for Wall

Great thanks!

2 months2 monthsHowserHowser posted:
Best Sound and Heat Value Material for Wall

Interesting - so perhaps single sound check, green glue, normal plaster.
Thanks again!

2 months2 monthsHowserHowser posted:
Best Sound and Heat Value Material for Wall

Hebel will require rendering, but is probably the best option in your case.
Blow in some glass-wool insulation such as Jetstream MAX between your wall wrap and the plaster and you…

2 months2 monthsHowserHowser posted:
Best Sound and Heat Value Material for Wall

Hi All,
We live on a semi main two lane road (peak times busy) and are looking to build a two story house.
The upper story has the kids bedrooms at the…

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