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4 months4 monthstlcbctlcbc posted:
Solar HWS not approved due to direction in Queensland

Thanks for that - I will have a look and refer it to the plumber & builder. I did read somewhere though that QLD had removed the option to…

4 months4 monthstlcbctlcbc posted:
Solar HWS not approved due to direction in Queensland

Thanks for that SaveH2O. As far as I can tell the problem is coming from the council inspector who refused to give a final plumbing certificate for the house…

4 months4 monthstlcbctlcbc posted:
Solar HWS not approved due to direction in Queensland

The plumber told me that previously it was a recommendation but they could go outside the guidelines provided they had approval from the manufacturer. For example our personal system…

4 months4 monthstlcbctlcbc posted:
Solar HWS not approved due to direction in Queensland

Hi qbtel,
No I was saying that in Queensland a solar HWS installed facing due west will be around 90% of the efficiency of one facing NE or NW (as allowed…

4 months4 monthstlcbctlcbc posted:
Solar HWS not approved due to direction in Queensland

Yep totally stupid. We got the house passed by disconnecting the solar collector so that the system now operates as an electric system only and that is apparently OK but…

4 months4 monthstlcbctlcbc posted:
Solar HWS not approved due to direction in Queensland

Hi qebtel - the problem (as I understand it) is most of the north facing roof is over Unit 1 and there is a full height firewall between the 2…

4 months4 monthstlcbctlcbc posted:
Our land has been cut into.. Standard?

If neighbour is doing a retaining wall on the boundary it is pretty standard to take the excavation back a little bit further than where the wall will be so…

4 months4 monthstlcbctlcbc posted:
Solar HWS not approved due to direction in Queensland

We are building a Duplex in Queensland. Builder included solar HWS in the pricing. Due to the limited roof space on the north facing roof and where the…

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