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3 months3 monthsShiShi posted:
Evaporative Cooling / Gas heating vs Refrigerated cooling

We just started with it. But its more comfirtable for us. Not enough data to talk on the bills. But once you have solar, it will be economical to run…

3 months3 monthsShiShi posted:
Evaporative Cooling / Gas heating vs Refrigerated cooling

Got $7K credit from builder for gas+ evap and spent another $7K to have the ducted reverse cycle refrigerated cooling with possibility of online scheduling and automated control.

3 months3 monthsShiShi posted:
Evaporative Cooling / Gas heating vs Refrigerated cooling

We took credit for gas heating and evaporative cooling and post handover went with 16kw daikin premium and 7 zones with izone nexus controller, sensors and open wifi bridge so…

6 months6 monthsShiShi posted:
Query regarding adjacent zero lot builds

Thank you Koda67 for the detailed reply.
CD12JD - somewhat new estate.

11 months11 monthsShiShi posted:
Going with full render - do brick work over garage need unde

Thanks a lot Chris. Sorry to ask noob question. Is T-bar part of brickwork over garrage as a standard. My builder do not provide me these kind of information rather…

11 months11 monthsShiShi posted:
Electric Toilet- prerequisites/considerations for new build

Hoping so ! Thanks for all the support from you and all the others in this forum.
This forum gives lot of confidence that the help is just on the corner…

11 months11 monthsShiShi posted:
Electric Toilet- prerequisites/considerations for new build

Thank you SaveH2O, will try that option, but as you know once we sign the contract the ball is in their court and if possible they would charge me for…

11 months11 monthsShiShi posted:
Electric Toilet- prerequisites/considerations for new build

No, its in the developer approval stage. Just started by signing contract.

11 months11 monthsShiShi posted:
Electric Toilet- prerequisites/considerations for new build

Thanks a lot.
My contract is already signed, but I overlooked things and missed to include additonal water outlet in the toilets for bidet. Very late the thought about recycle water…

11 months11 monthsShiShi posted:
3 phase power and surge protection - urgent help needed

Yes TeslaCyberTruck, I have included 3-phase. Only regular solar for the water heater and an additional solar pannel as per the developer requirements are installed by the builder.I am…

11 months11 monthsShiShi posted:
Electric Toilet- prerequisites/considerations for new build

Thank you SaveH2O, Really appreciate your help and guideness here !

11 months11 monthsShiShi posted:
Electric Toilet- prerequisites/considerations for new build

Thnaks for the info SaveH2O.
However Yara Valley Water has a contradicting information, which states Class A recycled water cannot be used for "Showering and bathing (including bidets)"

11 months11 monthsShiShi posted:
Colour assistance related to PermaTimber Cladding and entry

Dear All,

I need your help with cladding. My builder is using PermaTimber cladding instead of Western Red cedar as originally planned. Have you used PermaTimber for your cladding? If…

11 months11 monthsShiShi posted:
Electric Toilet- prerequisites/considerations for new build

Thanks for the reply MClark. By rule recycle water is connected to toilet flush and there is no 'fresh' water connection that can be used for bidet purpose. I am…

11 months11 monthsShiShi posted:
Electric Toilet- prerequisites/considerations for new build

Thanks for the reply SaveH2O. I was not talking about connecting the toilet flush to normal water. Toilet flush would be still recycle water. I am not quite sure if…

11 months11 monthsShiShi posted:
Electric Toilet- prerequisites/considerations for new build

Hello all,
I was planning to upgrade the toilet seats with electric ones, but missed to pickup that the water supply by default to toilet would be the recycled water.
Did…

1 year1 yearShiShi posted:
3 phase power and surge protection - urgent help needed

Thank you supersleuth !
Were your builder charged the similar amount for 3 phase ? I am probably leaning towards 3 phase and planning to leave the surge protection for…

1 year1 yearShiShi posted:
3 phase power and surge protection - urgent help needed

Thank you Joker. I'm in the same boat, can't foresee any reason why 3 phase would be required for my case other than fast charging electric car if I ever…

1 year1 yearShiShi posted:
3 phase power and surge protection - urgent help needed

Hei Aussieta,
Considering mine is a single storey and my builder only had the Brivis options, I'm planning to install the refrigerated cooling post the handover. Haven't finalized yet, but below…

1 year1 yearShiShi posted:
3 phase power and surge protection - urgent help needed

Thank you aussita. By the way, my plan was to put a single phase AC.
Just wondering when we say 15KW AC, it is the heating/cooling power right with efficiency…

1 year1 yearShiShi posted:
Evaporative Cooling / Gas heating vs Refrigerated cooling

Thank you all for the reply.
The problem here is my builder provides Brivis Gas heating + Evaporative cooling as a default option. And then the upgrade option is to a…

1 year1 yearShiShi posted:
Evaporative Cooling / Gas heating vs Refrigerated cooling

Thank you. I will have double glazing throughout. Its melbourne, at least 10 km areal distance from sea.

1 year1 yearShiShi posted:
Evaporative Cooling / Gas heating vs Refrigerated cooling

Dear all,
My planned house is of single storey 29 squares with 4 bedrooms, 2 living areas and 1 open theatre . Total of 9 vents are present as per the…

1 year1 yearShiShi posted:
Help with electrical work with builder vs post handover

You are right alymei . In my current home, I have Philips Master LED MR16 (GU5.3) 7W DIMMABLE 400 Lumens. I have…

1 year1 yearShiShi posted:
Help with electrical work with builder vs post handover

Thanks for the reply building-expert. I am talking about elecrtical fitings through licenced electrician post the handover, which is not violating any…

1 year1 yearShiShi posted:
Help with electrical work with builder vs post handover

Thank you alymei. Its indeed a great help for me. The plan I shared is a regular (not a custom) plan from my…

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