Construction Terms

Automation

Monitoring and control of the house with cheap, low-power devices.

Building Sealing

How to build a well-sealed house, not a tent.

Civil Works

Earthworks, pipes, build-over-sewer, excavating, site prep.

Daylighting

Choosing and positioning windows to get good natural light... without burning up in Summer.

Deck

Rectangular (-ish) deck with steel subfloor, hardwood and transparent roof.

Design

Design process, climate analysis, energy and solar modelling, BIM and Revit.

energy efficiency
Foundations

Foundation design, build-over-sewer.

Glazing

What glazing should you use in Brisbane for a house?

Heat Exchanger

Details on using a simple heat exchanger to enable ventilation without freezing or baking.

Insulation

How much? What type? How much does it cost? How to install?

Painting

Mostly spray painted, some tips.

Roof

Roof design and deck roof (polycarbonate).

Stairs
Subfloor
Welding