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2 months2 monthsWellbuildWellbuild posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

Feel free to DM me about the building regulation - it's a reference to VBA Practice Note 55. I have some additional context here which is better discussed via DM.…

2 months2 monthsWellbuildWellbuild posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

Yes - the Sanden has the tank seperate to the heat pump which I actually think is a big positive and makes it less bulky. Sanden is also the quietest…

2 months2 monthsWellbuildWellbuild posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

I did a lot of research and found that the Sanden units were widely regarded as the most efficient, most sustainable (don't use typical refrigerants), and had the best warranties…

2 months2 monthsWellbuildWellbuild posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

The additional cost for the heat pump hw ranges from $400 - $850 depending on the make/model. The other thing to keep in mind is that if that is the…

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2 months2 monthsWellbuildWellbuild posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

Hi Kathz,
We are building with TA (approaching contract stage). We are making a few upgrades to make it a sustainable home - not only because we want to, but…

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2 months2 monthsWellbuildWellbuild posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Hi all TA build folks! Seems like most on this forum went with corner stacker doors when building with TA. Who went with a recessed option and who went with…

2 months2 monthsWellbuildWellbuild posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Your facade looks amazing. That's the S3 facade, right? Still my favourite. The garage is incredible. I'm hoping that we can get a similar aesthetic with our garage - which…

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3 months3 monthsWellbuildWellbuild posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Did you get pieces commissioned or find something "perfect" that worked for the space?

4 months4 monthsWellbuildWellbuild posted:
Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21

+1. We're moving away from gas altogether. It's expensive, will only get more expensive, inefficient, and unsustainable. We currently have gas ducted heating and the bills from working from home…

4 months4 monthsWellbuildWellbuild posted:
Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21

We also went with the C4 facade earlier this year and it was a $17.5k upgrade. We really liked it, but, to be honest, of their pre-designed facades my favourite…

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4 months4 monthsWellbuildWellbuild posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

Interesting. Would you recommend your building inspector? We are on the lookout for one at the moment for our own TA project around the corner from yours....

4 months4 monthsWellbuildWellbuild posted:
Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21

Amazing - can I ask the size of the space that you have for the wine room that would accomodate the 1600 bottles? We're about to start with TA as…

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4 months4 monthsWellbuildWellbuild posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Looking great. What was the kitchen error that you mentioned?

5 months5 monthsWellbuildWellbuild posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

I LOVE the void - really great. Everything is looking great.
We ended up with square set downstairs, coved upstairs too.

5 months5 monthsWellbuildWellbuild posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

Ahhhh this is in Bentleigh right? If it's the one I'm thinking on T Road, I've been surprised at how quickly this is progressing each time I drive past! Great…

11 months11 monthsWellbuildWellbuild posted:
How do you choose a custom builder?

Us too!

11 months11 monthsWellbuildWellbuild posted:
Thomas Archer - Advice

Hi lilaandco,
We've just kicked off the process too and have been left a little confused and disheartened so far. We have a similar budget and we've been investigating a…

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