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8 months8 monthsstmestme posted:
New house build - Passive House

I too have built to passivhaus standards and use the zehnder system to ventilate my home. I’m in Melbourne and can confirm that the Hrv core only conserves the energy…

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2 years2 yearsstmestme posted:
VICTORIA - All electric house

Did your BS need a performance solution to pass your build and do you have a PV system installed during construction?

2 years2 yearsstmestme posted:
VICTORIA - All electric house

Has anyone heard of any news the Victorian government is abolishing this absurd rule to allow an all electric home?
I’m currently building in Melbourne a very efficient 8 star home…

2 years2 yearsstmestme posted:
KDR - When to start getting landscaping quotes?

Any advice would be very appreciated as we too are 1/4 into the build process but in Melbourne.

3 years3 yearsstmestme posted:
independent inspector recommendations

Hi all,
I am looking for recommendations and personal experiences with independent inspectors in the Melbourne metro area.
Planning on building with Carter Grange and want to hire a reputable and…

3 years3 yearsstmestme posted:
High Performance build with Volume builder in Melbourne

Anyone building with a volume builder in Melbourne using high performance principles.??
I???m building with a volume builder and using passive home principles to achieve a high efficiency home.??
Would like to…

3 years3 yearsstmestme posted:
High performance build with volume builders

Anyone building with a volume builder in Melbourne using high performance principles.
I’m building with a volume builder and using passive home principles to achieve a high efficiency home.
Would…

3 years3 yearsstmestme posted:
non treated timber frame

As an expert, what termite management system do you advise to use for a new construction

3 years3 yearsstmestme posted:
Plumbing consultant / Hydraulic engineer recommendation

Good luck supa007 with the build and definitely will be interested to see your build updates. I too am researching a high performance build and it is very challenging. I…

3 years3 yearsstmestme posted:
ACTRON Ducted Air-conditioner konks out on hot days

Has the issue been fixed now?

3 years3 yearsstmestme posted:
ACTRON Ducted Air-conditioner konks out on hot days

Has anyone told you what e6 error is ?

6 years6 yearsRenmanRenman posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

I think we are almost ready for slab pour. Just waiting for the inspection report tonight.

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45
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6 years6 yearsRenmanRenman posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Week 4:
This morning after a few days of delay due to insufficient steel onsite for reinforcement. We have the beginning of a slab.
This a beautiful morning for it.…

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
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6 years6 yearsRenmanRenman posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Week 7:
Had a really good progress chat with the SM. She is very On Point and happy to explain things during our 30min weekly chat.
Roof trust installed.

The timber…

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6 years6 yearsRenmanRenman posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Well received our first Group 4 inspection report for our frame yesterday.
Can anyone shed some light in point 3, 6 and 7?

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45…

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
6 years6 yearsRenmanRenman posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

They used R4 for the ceiling.

I got R2 for the internal walls. Didn’t get to get soundstop plaster as we lived in a quiet street.
There’s an option of…

6 years6 yearsstmestme posted:
Double glazed tilt and turn windows

Waiting on a window schedule from builder to start to get quotes.

6 years6 yearsstmestme posted:
Double glazed tilt and turn windows

Has anyone used SCS for double or triple glazed tilt and turn windows? http://www.sustainableconstructionservices.com.au
Or any other companies in Melbourne that people recommend for a new build?

6 years6 yearsstmestme posted:
Home Technology Hub

Thanks all for the information. Looks like some fun times researching it all.

6 years6 yearsstmestme posted:
Insulating 7 Start + new house

What products can I use to insulate a 50sq double story house with hebel panels and terracotta roof.
Also how can I avoid the thermal bridging of the alfresco with the…

6 years6 yearsstmestme posted:
Home Technology Hub

To all the very knowledgeable experts out there is there a way or products that will allow me to control my lights at the switch and override the switch wirelessly…

6 years6 yearsstmestme posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

I’ve selected a Qasair inbuilt rangehood too. I thought you can’t do that post handover due to hebel and double story.
Jetmaster is on the cards for us too but…

6 years6 yearsstmestme posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Thanks Drew01 thats sounds promising. Can you tell me what appliances you did after handover?

6 years6 yearsstmestme posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Renman did you have hassles getting Metricon to agree to provisions for the appliances?
What do they charge?
I might have to install after handover as I just received a…

6 years6 yearsstmestme posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

What was the issue with the Leds?

6 years6 yearsstmestme posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Awesome result and worth the time and effort!

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6 years6 yearsstmestme posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Facade is a squared off provincial and the site is in Glen Iris.
Are you able to give me a break down of those extra costs so I am informed…

6 years6 yearsstmestme posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Hi Renman
Just finished catching up with this thread and as others have previously said it is beautiful house and all that is left is to turn into a beautiful home.
I…

7 years7 yearsstmestme posted:
My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

I wasn't sure if you had selected any aluminium windows. Aluminium can conduct heat and even when you have double glazed windows the aluminium can pass the heat through. So…

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