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8 years8 yearsprettygullyprettygully posted:
Use of Structural Insulated Panels

all the SIP suppliers tend to claim that their product saves $$ on building cost.
However, in reality, you are up against the `novelty penalty' imposed by builders and unexpected…

8 years8 yearsprettygullyprettygully posted:
Insulated Panels with Plasterboard Facing

thanks for the link builda! another player to consider.
flashy website - but I can't find some of the basic info like panel dimensions, thickness, R-values, what sort of foam, how…

8 years8 yearsprettygullyprettygully posted:
Underfloor Heating or Radiators

Hi fekish,
we have in-slab hydronic heating for a house with slate floors where winters get very chilly (NSW, 1000m altitude). I love it; nothig like sittig on the couch in…

8 years8 yearsprettygullyprettygully posted:
which flatpack?

Dear Forum,
in the process of planning new, custom-design home. Planning on DIY flatpack kitchen to save some money - mainly base cabinets, mostly with drawers (good quality, metal sided). I'd…

8 years8 yearsprettygullyprettygully posted:
new bathroom: ideal shower?

Dear All,
I am after some advise:
we are planning THE new house and arguing about showers. The idea is to have as low maintenance as possible, i.e. no glass and no…

8 years8 yearsprettygullyprettygully posted:
Use of Structural Insulated Panels

kim,
it's paneco.com.au

8 years8 yearsprettygullyprettygully posted:
Insulated Panels with Plasterboard Facing

Climasteel??? would love to know some details (currently planning a SIP house for build next year) - can you enlighten us?

8 years8 yearsprettygullyprettygully posted:
Insulated Panels with Plasterboard Facing

no, there apears to be a variety of 'skins' for SIPs - OSB, fibre cement, MgO board, steel (aka cool room panels), but I have not
seen gyprock; fibro/MgO board would…

8 years8 yearsprettygullyprettygully posted:
design for 33° south latitude WA mk.2

Hi sunmonkey,
are you talking structural insulated panels (SIP) for your steel/foam panels, aka coolroom panels?
we too are currently exploring the options for this; there is some discussion over at the…

9 years9 yearsprettygullyprettygully posted:
Use of Structural Insulated Panels

Alan,
That depends on the "skins" of the SIPs - those with OSB either side seem to need a plasterboard cover (and an external lining).
If the SIP has a metal skin,…

9 years9 yearsprettygullyprettygully posted:
DG glazing - have I got it right?

I was very interested in reading your comments about optimum air gap in DG windows. Could you point me to where I can find more information on this, please (or…

9 years9 yearsprettygullyprettygully posted:
Use of Structural Insulated Panels

there are different types of SIPs. I am currently looking at panels with an MgO (magnesium
oxide, the new alternative to fibro) skins and an EPS core from PanEco.
sounds good,…

9 years9 yearsprettygullyprettygully posted:
Windows with integrated roller shutters

no, I mean external roller shutters - that is a layer of insulation (foam) covered by aluminium, slightly curved so that it rolls up in a header box above the…

9 years9 yearsprettygullyprettygully posted:
Windows with integrated roller shutters

We a.re planning a new house with UPVC/double glazed windows and external
roller shutters (at least for the big north facing ones).
have found several european web sites which have windows with…

9 years9 yearsprettygullyprettygully posted:
How to: insulate walls - steel frames + colorbond cladding ?

we are planning the new house ... preferred option so far is steel frames with colorbond cladding.
however, we would also have walls insulated to about R3 to 3.5 & eliminate…

9 years9 yearsprettygullyprettygully posted:
Use of Structural Insulated Panels

I too would be very interested in any information!
there is some discussion over on the ata forum:
http://www.ata.org.au/forums/topic/stru ... t3d-pan3ls

10 years10 yearsprettygullyprettygully posted:
earth cooling pipe/cool cupboard?

Hi,
we are planning a new house and would like to have an above ground 'cellar', i.e. a small insulated room. one idea to keep this as cool as possible without…

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