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7 years7 yearsmelbourne architectmelbourne architect posted:
Tradition/superstition of coins in a concrete slab

Thousands of years hence, archaeologists will have a nice surprise.

7 years7 yearsmelbourne architectmelbourne architect posted:
Energy conservation: windows

Someone's analysis of power savings (UK)
http://www.yougen.co.uk/blog-entry/1360/The+case+for+secondary+double+glazing

7 years7 yearsmelbourne architectmelbourne architect posted:
House Finished - Builder wants more money - HELP!

+1. You can get some free general advice from VCAT(or your local equivalent) . Based on that you can decide if you need a solicitor. Good luck.

7 years7 yearsmelbourne architectmelbourne architect posted:
Stamp Duty Cuts VICTORIA

You must have misunderstood. You say that government is going to reduce a tax by 20%?? Impossible! :D
(I hope you get the reduction)

7 years7 yearsmelbourne architectmelbourne architect posted:
Fuse box rules

Any up date? Did you get someone out, and how much were you charged?

7 years7 yearsmelbourne architectmelbourne architect posted:
New House - Springthorpe Estate Macleod - Custom Home

Lovely floor and reflected light.

7 years7 yearsmelbourne architectmelbourne architect posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

How much steam might be going into the roof space?

7 years7 yearsmelbourne architectmelbourne architect posted:
New House - Springthorpe Estate Macleod - Custom Home

Looking very nice. I especially like the hall way.

7 years7 yearsmelbourne architectmelbourne architect posted:
Rob's big renovation

Lovely house; looking forward to seeing progress reports :)

7 years7 yearsmelbourne architectmelbourne architect posted:
Energy conservation: windows

This study has some interesting comparisons:
http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/thermal-windows.pdf
(pdf)

7 years7 yearsmelbourne architectmelbourne architect posted:
Heat loss through window problems

http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=47112

7 years7 yearsmelbourne architectmelbourne architect posted:
Energy conservation: windows

Apologies if someone has already posted this. It's a PDF http://www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/resources/documents/Window_protection.pdf
Google also a 'quick view' ( it's a web-page version of the above document)
http://www.google.com.au/search?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.sustainability.vic.gov.au%2Fresources%2Fdocuments%2FWindow_protection.pdf

7 years7 yearsmelbourne architectmelbourne architect posted:
Fuse box rules

There could also be implications for your home insurance.

7 years7 yearsmelbourne architectmelbourne architect posted:
options for glass insulation

Louvered shutters are popular in Eurpoe.

7 years7 yearsmelbourne architectmelbourne architect posted:
options for glass insulation

If you want to DIY, seal sheets of perspex to the inside of the frame. The perspex doesn't have to be thick, but the seal must be perfect: the trapped…

7 years7 yearsmelbourne architectmelbourne architect posted:
Got to love photoshop

Nice work.
Now, if someone could photoshop me a nice Bentley, I would be very grateful :D

7 years7 yearsmelbourne architectmelbourne architect posted:
Wallpaper installation

Good idea. :)

7 years7 yearsmelbourne architectmelbourne architect posted:
Introductions Please!

You've come to the right place; plenty of info here. :-)

7 years7 yearsmelbourne architectmelbourne architect posted:
Rate your solar Panel

Got it thanks. (I replied)

7 years7 yearsmelbourne architectmelbourne architect posted:
Rate your solar Panel

How much are they charging for the inspection and new meter?

7 years7 yearsmelbourne architectmelbourne architect posted:
Introductions Please!

Better late than never :D

7 years7 yearsmelbourne architectmelbourne architect posted:
stair lighting

That's why I love LEDs! ::

7 years7 yearsmelbourne architectmelbourne architect posted:
LED vs CFL vs Halogen Downlights User Choice?

One the leaders in the field recently moved production from the US to China to cut costs and cope with increased demand. China's own producers are also ramping up; expect…

7 years7 yearsmelbourne architectmelbourne architect posted:
zoned heating

Did you go for double glazing?

7 years7 yearsmelbourne architectmelbourne architect posted:
Bring a difficult neighbour to court

It seems as though all you need to do is prove that their actions have caused damage/cost to you. What I don't understand is: why would they allow themselves to…

7 years7 yearsmelbourne architectmelbourne architect posted:
Bring a difficult neighbour to court

Perhaps they think they can get their occupancy permit without building the wall. Did you confirm what the surveyor told you?

7 years7 yearsmelbourne architectmelbourne architect posted:
How often do you visit your site?

Some good advice here.

7 years7 yearsmelbourne architectmelbourne architect posted:
Key Locks on Children's Bedrooms

http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2007 ... ?site=news
In other cases, people have been found next to the door, key in hand. I'm told that smoke can effect your ability to think…

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