After a bit of back and forth with the window people (to get them to pony up some official-looking stats on their window performance), I have my efficiency rating: Better than I expected – my gut feel had been somewhere in the 8.5 range, mainly because of the size of the glass in the living room, the west-facing aspect of some of that big frame, and the east-facing narrow windows in the bedrooms. I think if I’d done this assessment earlier in the process (instead…Continue Reading “Energy Efficiency rating”
Much less painful than the electricity – put in application, approved 2 days later, installed 12 days after that.
What with all the delays with engineering etc, I’d decided to get moving on order and approvals for the ATU and water tank – I figured the ATU in particular would take aaaaages, because the supplier would take their customary 30 days to do stuff, and the council would take their customary 30 days to do stuff, and suddenly I’d be waiting on the ATU approval to get building approval. Side note: I had to have the ATU approved by the council health people as…Continue Reading “Fun with tanks”