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30 d30 dplaneguyplaneguy posted:
Heat Pump Dryer

We love ours, but are "heavy" users - 3-5 or so loads a week. When we bought we calculated a 8 year pay back, but recorded an actual drop in…

3 months3 monthsplaneguyplaneguy posted:
Insulating 7 Start + new house

Not sure where your 7% comes from. Using your assumption of an 80mm frame, the Aus window (by area) is 66% glass, 34% frame. The European window is 78% glass,…

3 months3 monthsplaneguyplaneguy posted:
Insulating 7 Start + new house

Be very careful comparing European U-Values, and Australian ones (ie WERS compliant). They are different, with the same window getting a lower rating in Europe than here (Europe assumes a…

2 years2 yearsplaneguyplaneguy posted:
Roof - insulated panels noise

Considering going roof insulated panels for a new build such as ritek, trideck etc... We are having trouble finding info on noise properties of the systems.
Firstly, external noise, such…

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2 years2 yearsplaneguyplaneguy posted:
Water Tanks - Difference to make "drinking" safe

SaveH20,
so, looking again at the numbers, I think we have confirmed our thoughts. Potable water from 150m2 of roof area gives 1kl of extra available water per year. For looking…

2 years2 yearsplaneguyplaneguy posted:
Water Tanks - Difference to make "drinking" safe

We have got as far as knowing we want a tank - not what type :-)
See previous answer :-)
As a follow up,…

2 years2 yearsplaneguyplaneguy posted:
Water Tanks - Difference to make "drinking" safe

Wow, that is a thorough response. It might take me a couple of detailed readings to get all the information out of it. Thanks a alot.
To add a little more…

2 years2 yearsplaneguyplaneguy posted:
TESLA introduces the SOLAR ROOF.

Elon Musk was referring to American Terracotta roof materials when making his comparison - a type of roof that is significantly more expensive both in terms of initial outlay and…

2 years2 yearsplaneguyplaneguy posted:
Water Tanks - Difference to make "drinking" safe

So we are building a house in ACT, and are going to put in a 10kl tank. Normally tanks are used for toilet, laundry and garden. In ACT if you…

2 years2 yearsplaneguyplaneguy posted:
Floor Joist Spacing

Is there much difference in "quality" between a house with 300mm centres between floor joists, vice 450mm centres. Looking at online span tables for some systems (ie Hyjoist) they only…

7 years7 yearsplaneguyplaneguy posted:
Marmoleum as a kitchen floor

Thanks xquisite. Our designer has supplied samples of marmoleum, however at roughly 20x15cm, it is hard to imagine how it would look laid - ie the joins, and the large…

7 years7 yearsplaneguyplaneguy posted:
Marmoleum as a kitchen floor

Hey all,
our designer is suggesting that we go a Marmoleum floor in our kitchen reno - a predominantly grey colour, with two or three stripes of highlight colour.
We like the…

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