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25 d25 dLeona33Leona33 posted:
Need suggestion to choose between Daikin 20KW Standard Vs Pr

Better upgrade insulation and glazing.

2 months2 monthsLeona33Leona33 posted:
PGH - Matching Manhattan Tribeca bricks

For our build, for the facade, we wanted to have an industrial look facade and we initially look to have Tribeca as well. Looks really good. But our builder charges…

4 months4 monthsLeona33Leona33 posted:
Screen for corner stacker door

Look retyractable screen

4 months4 monthsLeona33Leona33 posted:
Clothes line - no cover!?

Try to sesrch for
Lifetyle clothesline.got option for cover. Aussie made as well

4 months4 monthsLeona33Leona33 posted:
Architect / Builders in Orange, NSW

Few architect around and as well as house designer. Try to talk early on with builders as much of them pretty book out.

4 months4 monthsLeona33Leona33 posted:
Architect / Builders in Orange, NSW

Source architects

5 months5 monthsLeona33Leona33 posted:
Eaves on a Small block?

Try To make glazing in the north bigger. I looked for the floorplan you mentionee and I think the study, WCs needs skylights.

5 months5 monthsLeona33Leona33 posted:
Eaves on a Small block?

Look for an modern eaves which slopes up rather than parallel to the ground.

6 months6 monthsLeona33Leona33 posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson filed our DA with non-compliant slope for driveway. How can a big builder who have build thousands of homes with driveway can’t get it right?

6 months6 monthsLeona33Leona33 posted:
Site cut issue - retaining wall & stepped backyard

Explore split level type of floorplan

6 months6 monthsLeona33Leona33 posted:
Eaves that conform to passive solar guidelines

If space allows put decidous plant in wedt facing windows

7 months7 monthsLeona33Leona33 posted:
Are these Air-Con units adequate or too much?

To solve for the aircon size use the data from nathers multiply it by the area you want to condition then convert mj to kw and divide the overall result…

7 months7 monthsLeona33Leona33 posted:
Are these Air-Con units adequate or too much?

Yourr r 16kw is more than enough. Its heating rating is 18kw. Zone your house. For daytime and nightime areas

7 months7 monthsLeona33Leona33 posted:
Designing a House : Overshadowing -> my options

Engage a townplanner.

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7 months7 monthsLeona33Leona33 posted:
Are these Air-Con units adequate or too much?

By the way upgrading your insulation, minimizing windows facing east and west if possible is better option.

7 months7 monthsLeona33Leona33 posted:
Are these Air-Con units adequate or too much?

Have you checked your nathers certificate? It usually have the heating and cooling cooling on per square meter. Its also climate dependent. My internal space is 241 square meters. My…

7 months7 monthsLeona33Leona33 posted:
The minimum distance between FFL and natural ground?

In my experience, I dictated much on how much to cut the land. What I did was to get the Natural ground level the lowest and highest point of the…

7 months7 monthsLeona33Leona33 posted:
Sharing costs of retaining wall

Nornally, the party who cuts the land and put the retaining wall to supprt the dirt shoulders the cost. My neighbour cuts his land on his property side but almost…

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7 months7 monthsLeona33Leona33 posted:
Feedback on dining, family, kitchen

Put.a decidous small tree in the west to cover the glazing during summer.

7 months7 monthsLeona33Leona33 posted:
How to split levels

My uncle (an architect) did a house design for us. He split the floor plan based on the contour of the block to avoid a big cut and fill and…

7 months7 monthsLeona33Leona33 posted:
How to split levels

My uncle (an architect) did a house design for us. He split the floor plan based on the contour of the block to avoid a big cut and fill and…

8 months8 monthsLeona33Leona33 posted:
Landscape Help

First, what’s the size of the courtyard? Where it is facing? North, south east or west? Try to to search japanesencourtyard garden tsuboniwa.

8 months8 monthsLeona33Leona33 posted:
Energy report...need darker roof?

Have you considered structural insulated pAnels?

8 months8 monthsLeona33Leona33 posted:
Energy report...need darker roof?

This is is single glazed in low e and achieves 10 star.
Lots of thermal mass. Also note a 10 star in Brisbane when built in Canberra willl have a…

8 months8 monthsLeona33Leona33 posted:
Energy report...need darker roof?

There are many types of glass, is it air between the two glass or something else, your window frames is it a standard one or a thermmally broken aluminum or…

8 months8 monthsLeona33Leona33 posted:
Energy report...need darker roof?

Its all depends on your location specific climate, orienation due to north, windows (size, placement, location), double storey or single, open floor plans generally have lower rating compared when…

8 months8 monthsLeona33Leona33 posted:
Floor Waste requirement

Some drawings have. Some dont. Ask your builder directly.

8 months8 monthsLeona33Leona33 posted:
Where to put alfresco north facing rear

This is just my opinion and personal preference. My backyard directly faces north as well. I need the northerly winter sun to naturally heat up my living spaces (kitchen, dining,…

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