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Maintenance

How to measure infiltration and air tightness

Part of establishing how well your home fares in terms of passive design is to establish how 'tight' it is. Learn more about how to test how much air leaks from your home.

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Sustainability

Position and height of wind turbines

Where you put your wind turbine and how high it is in relation to things like trees and houses will have a big impact on how effective it is. Read on to find out more about the right positions and heights.

Electrical

Supply current limitations

In older houses, switchboxes, fuses and cabling were often designed to handle less current than many of us use today. Find out how to tell if this affects your home.

Lighting
Edison screw bulb

Edison screw (ES) mount

This mount type is also extremely common throughout Australia, and features a familiar screw-in mechanism.

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