French drain Another good instruction on how to properly make a French drain

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Good video demonstrating stabilising effects of material like this.

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Footings & waterproofing foundation wall

Research a product called  "Fast Foot". More about "Fast Foot" Check out "Dave Osland" Further information about waterproofing foundation wall Document on…

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Earth bag construction in Nepal (seismic resistance)

An interesting article on how earthbag houses stand in Earthquakes proven from Nepal. And

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RT2012 recommended wood burners

Rika Impera XL efficient euro Rika Imposa 86% efficient5-10kW4380 euro Rika Jazz efficient3.5 to 7 kW4400 euro Rika Twist efficient4-8kW3552 euro Invicta Odysee logsraccordement direct d'un conduit pour l'arrivée d'air frais…

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Calculating roof pitch

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Slope pitch conversion, % pitch to degrees pitch can be found here. I'm calculating a suitable roof pitch (truss roof) to allow at least 30cm of insulation to exist at…

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Maugard Bois recommended I get in touch with . Specifically Joerg Ellerwald, co- manager. This was after I was discussing joist and beam span tables for France. (contact at Maugard Bois…

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