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1 month1 monthrockedoutrockedout posted:
Comparison of insulation upgrades

Thanks to everyone for your comments, it's helped pick up a few errors in my original calculations (now fixed hopefully) and made our decision much clearer.
We'll just upgrade the windows…

1 month1 monthrockedoutrockedout posted:
Comparison of insulation upgrades

Are you saying that an average 1kwh saving per day is too big a saving for the increase in insulation?
I guess there's some other factors to consider: these calculations…

1 month1 monthrockedoutrockedout posted:
Comparison of insulation upgrades

If you have a look at the U values and the area covered by the insulation it makes sense.
Increasing ceiling from R5-R6 decreases U value by approx 0.033 (1/5 -…

1 month1 monthrockedoutrockedout posted:
Comparison of insulation upgrades

I had another look at this tonight and my calculations were very wrong. I was using the calculator I linked incorrectly and using the total new R value for the…

1 month1 monthrockedoutrockedout posted:
Comparison of insulation upgrades

No, we actually have a void above the dining area which is also adjacent the stair well, so I don't expect the between floors to do anything for the hallway…

1 month1 monthrockedoutrockedout posted:
Comparison of insulation upgrades

Thanks!
Upstairs floors are carpeted. I guess the point of insulating between floors is to reduce the heat escaping from heating zones t reduce heating requirements when you only need to…

1 month1 monthrockedoutrockedout posted:
Comparison of insulation upgrades

I've been doing some comparisons of potential insulation upgrades that we're thinking of adding to our tender and thought I would share them as I wasn't able to find much…

1 month1 monthrockedoutrockedout posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

We're going through tender currently and have a similar set of upgrades. Some other things we have are Anticon 60 (R1.3) roof blanket and R1.5 HVAC ducts (think standard is…

1 month1 monthrockedoutrockedout posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

I think I understand what you're saying that the +/- may be more to do with floor finish than building tolerance, but that aside there is still 5mm (potentially up…

1 month1 monthrockedoutrockedout posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

We're also going through tender stage with TA at the moment and had requested our corner stacker to be recessed, however in the tender it has a note "Note: Bottom…

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