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1 year1 yearilmessaggioilmessaggio posted:
Second Story addition

Now to the reality side of things, and so as you can't say no one told you...you know it's going to get hot up there so now is the time…

1 year1 yearilmessaggioilmessaggio posted:
Acoustic solutions for a child with cochlear implants

The problem you're seeking to implement against is reverberation, sound bouncing off the walls and ceiling.
Walls of 2.4m height are the worst with 3m being the best.
Double layer drywall glued…

1 year1 yearilmessaggioilmessaggio posted:
Suggestions on appalling house plans please!

Where's an architect when you need one?

1 year1 yearilmessaggioilmessaggio posted:
Closing out Air Vents

When you change one thing, another is also changed.
This has nothing to do with a building code but more to do with health.
Ask yourself why the wall vents were put…

1 year1 yearilmessaggioilmessaggio posted:
Shale Grey Roof

Yep!, first world problems are to be reckoned with....there we were, driving past and someone says, 'What a beautiful roof'....never mind the house....look at the roof....are we for real here?

1 year1 yearilmessaggioilmessaggio posted:
Airflow in the Tropics

Changing the spark plugs isn't going to solve the problem of a flat tyre
If getting the heat out is the primary objective then that's what you do.
You might want to…

1 year1 yearilmessaggioilmessaggio posted:
Simonds - cooling and heating

I'd be more interested the manner in which the a/c system is installed, and the fresh air replacement value incorporated, not to mention the summer operational costs.

1 year1 yearilmessaggioilmessaggio posted:
Ventilation in bedrooms with dual glazed windows

What does double glazing have to do with replacing the oxygen levels in a bedroom?
Just using an adjustable ceiling register into the roof void is going to allow CO2 to…

1 year1 yearilmessaggioilmessaggio posted:
Whirly bird or solar roof ventilation

and while you're at it read through the architectural notes at
http://www.condorkinetic.com.au/

2 years2 yearsilmessaggioilmessaggio posted:
Evaporative cooling vs Split system

Not to mention the noise...ducted is a better option

2 years2 yearsilmessaggioilmessaggio posted:
Evaporative cooling vs Split system

As with any advantage a corresponding disadvantage is present not to mention the varying discomfort levels as exist between one person and another.
All with all air conditioning systems, their efficiency…

2 years2 yearsilmessaggioilmessaggio posted:
Evaporative cooling vs Split system

I accept that there are those that believe everything is about them, even though I said generally speaking, however if you're suggesting that everyone buy both types, be my guest.

2 years2 yearsilmessaggioilmessaggio posted:
Options to save on house construction cost

So this driveway you expect to save on....what Mpa are you going to specify, accepted that the sub contractor is going to get the supply of material at a better…

2 years2 yearsilmessaggioilmessaggio posted:
No wonder Aus housing is described as "glofified tents"

Self proclaimed experts are always a concern and whilst an opinion can be enlightening it can also be self serving.
When cost is the focus you can guarantee that the item…

2 years2 yearsilmessaggioilmessaggio posted:
Evaporative cooling vs Split system

Type of house and geographical location usually determines the best approach
Melbourne generally fares better with evaporative
Both types have their advantage and disadvantages and asking one eyed individuals is not the…

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2 years2 yearsilmessaggioilmessaggio posted:
Options to save on house construction cost

"In my view and experience"
and to think most of us had to learn the hard way....without Google
all jokes aside but what on earth makes you think that professionals are going…

2 years2 yearsilmessaggioilmessaggio posted:
No wonder Aus housing is described as "glofified tents"

Everybody has an opinion but it's the person spending the money that needs to be forearmed
http://www.condorkinetic.com.au/natural ... -home.html

2 years2 yearsilmessaggioilmessaggio posted:
Installing Fans and putting Split AC

Might be a good idea to read through the architectural notes at http://www.condorkinetic.com.au/

2 years2 yearsilmessaggioilmessaggio posted:
Actron Ducted Air Conditioning

The thing about air conditioning is not so much the unit but the installation, in both quality of, and delivery.
The efficiency is very much dependent on manner of delivery, and…

2 years2 yearsilmessaggioilmessaggio posted:
Installing Fans and putting Split AC

Double storey huh?
Lived in a double storey before I presume?
So you know how hot the top floor gets and you're planning on installing a couple of split systems to offset…

2 years2 yearsilmessaggioilmessaggio posted:
Travelling Overseas during the Construction

'we have to go overseas for 2-3 weeks where house is like almost 60% ready.'
'we are not sure what stage the construction will be at the time of our travel.…

2 years2 yearsilmessaggioilmessaggio posted:
Anticon Installation - after colourbond roof is installed

You just remove the sheets in the same sequence, section by section, lay the anticon down and replace the sheets.
Thank goodness you sought advice from the insulation guys who gave…

2 years2 yearsilmessaggioilmessaggio posted:
Fairmont Homes - Flagstaff Hill SA

Perpendicular is when it looks straight from all aspects and yours isn't perpendicular....but then if you're happy with close enough being good enough, who am I to argue

2 years2 yearsilmessaggioilmessaggio posted:
Missing heating cooling vent after settlement

another builder trying to pull a fast one
The person with the money decides where they go so stand fast and if the builder asks as to what you would like…

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