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4 d4 dsmarthaussmarthaus posted:
Concept design feedback: Passive solar, orientation

Why would you not create an insulation blanket around the house, thus ensuring the structure is kept at relatively stable temperatures and thus protecting the structure and increasing longevity? …

5 d5 dsmarthaussmarthaus posted:
Concept design feedback: Passive solar, orientation

Passive solar design on its own is largely disproven.
https://sourceable.net/passive-solar-design-irrelevant/
Pay the extra for double glazing with thermally broken frames (or uPVC frames) for the best allocation of…

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5 d5 dsmarthaussmarthaus posted:
Buying a new house

Based on the moisture alone I would not proceed (personally).

5 d5 dsmarthaussmarthaus posted:
Is This True?

It's not hard for an engineer to design footings, assuming your soil quality is half decent. It will, however, increase the volume of concrete required and thus drive the…

2 months2 monthssmarthaussmarthaus posted:
New Build single storey (Stroud homes West Brisbane)

Take stock of what you really need and look at spending a bit more money on the envelope. Passive solar design is largely a disproven method of design, you're…

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