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Ecobob Cafe

The Ecobob Cafe is for people interested in eco living to socialise and to share ideas and information.

RE: Insulated concrete slab
By Ecobob
22 Jan '20 07:04 PM
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Building design, construction and renovations

This forum is for topics relating to eco friendly building design, construction and renovations.

RE: Valuations for energy-effici...
By Ameribuild
23 Jan '20 11:19 PM
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Importing or Economical Building Products

This forum is for topics relating to experiences and knowledge around importing building products or locally sourced economical products.

RE: Sourcing economical products
By Ameribuild
25 Jan '20 03:46 PM
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The NZ Tiny House Forum

Building a tiny home? This is the place to be to ask tiny house questions, share your experience and knowledge and have a chat about all things tiny house related.

Beginner's guide
By Vanessa Sank
24 Jan '20 04:21 PM
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Real estate and property development

Topics in this forum relate to sustainable real estate and sustainable property development.

Tips to decrease cost while Hiri...
By Mukesh
23 Jan '20 11:47 PM
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Switching to Solar Power

Questions, comments or advice about going solar. Solar power is becoming more affordable in New Zealand, but there are still a lot of questions on many people's minds; what size to get, what solar panels, what about storage for solar?

RE: Trustpower Solar Buddies - F...
By Ferg
24 Jan '20 01:44 PM
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EV Forum - The Electric Vehicle Discussion Board

Chat and ask EV enthusiasts questions about the latest electric vehicle models, from Tesla, Mitsubishi, BMW, Nissan and more. Find info about charging stations and self-driving cars.

RE: Electric Car for NZ, Electri...
By Ecobob
29 Dec '19 08:22 AM
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Sourcing economical products

We have all thought at some stage that we pay over the odds here in New Zealand, especially when it comes to lesser known, new or innovative products and are forced to succumb to the large monopolies that supply the ...
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25 Jan '20 03:46 PM
By Ameribuild
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Beginner's guide

Hello everyone! I am interested in purchasing a tiny house in Christchurch. What's the first step I should take? Do I need to purchase land to place tiny house on?
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24 Jan '20 04:21 PM
By Vanessa Sank
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Trustpower Solar Buddies - Find A Buddy

Looking to sell your excess solar power/or purchase solar power via Trustpower's Solar Buddy scheme? Put a post up to express your interest with what you are willing to sell power for, or the price you'd like to pay for ...
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24 Jan '20 01:44 PM
By Ferg
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Tips to decrease cost while Hiring Moving service Providers in Mumbai

Shifting in Mumbai has become one of the challenging tasks in the past few years due to everyday increasing relocation demands, which has resulted in the presence of several scams Moving company who will provide you low quotes and then ...
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23 Jan '20 11:47 PM
By Mukesh
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What's the process to relocate a house?

Hi all, Being brand new to this forum, let me introduce myself... I'm a mother of two preschool children (a nurse in my previous life) and have been living and breathing issues around sustainability/peak oil/climate change for the past few months...it's ...
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23 Jan '20 11:29 PM
By Ammy Flynn
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Valuations for energy-efficient/passive homes

Can anyone comment on their experiences with building an energy-efficient or passive home and getting it valued in order to secure a home loan? Our valuation has come back a lot less than the contract cost to build. The reason being ...
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23 Jan '20 11:19 PM
By Ameribuild
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Insulated concrete slab

Hi All, We are in the final design stages of our plans before consent and there is one thing that I am unsure about. We are building on TC2 (chch requirement) land so we will be using a rib raft foundation. ...
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22 Jan '20 07:04 PM
By Ecobob
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Recommendations please

Hi Guys, Looking to move from Australia to rural Auckland within next 12 months and like the idea of an Eco home. Have seen Fraemohs kitset homes which also appeal but believe they only offer the supply and construct service on ...
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21 Jan '20 08:22 PM
By JH
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taking off concrete slab to retrofit piped UFH

Hi there, so, this may be a bit of a crazy idea, but may bet not....: We have a house with a 100mm concrete slab with 665 HRC mesh 30mm from top and we would just love to put in ...
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21 Jan '20 11:55 AM
By SBQ
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most efficient thin insulation to put on existing concrete slab

Hi everyone, I am trying to find out which floor insulation products provide the best insulation in relation to their thickness. I am for something we can put on an existing concrete slab and is maximally 2cm thick. The ...
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21 Jan '20 11:39 AM
By SBQ
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