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  1. Mark

    Is Residential solar power still too expensive?

    yeah it'd suck as a job, going around intentionally conning people to get your small commission from a dodgy company you work for.
    yeah it'd suck as a job, going around intentionally conning people to get your small commission from a dodgy company you work for.
    yeah it'd suck as a job, going around intentionally conning people to get your small commission from a dodgy company you work for.
    yeah it'd suck as a job, going around intentionally conning people to get your small commission from a dodgy company you work for.
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  2. Mark

    Question Govt Energy Rating Calculator for aircon power consumption accurate?

    Weird hey! I wouldn't have thought that! I've been one to keep the temp set pretty high on the aircon to save power. It's the humidity that makes it uncomfortable so all I really want my aircon...
    Weird hey! I wouldn't have thought that! I've been one to keep the temp set pretty high on the aircon to save power. It's the humidity that makes it uncomfortable so all I really want my aircon to do is (yes, cool it down) but mostly remove the moisture from the air.
    Weird hey! I wouldn't have thought that! I've been one to keep the temp set pretty high on the aircon to save power. It's the humidity that makes it uncomfortable so all I really want my aircon to do is (yes, cool it down) but mostly remove...
    Weird hey! I wouldn't have thought that! I've been one to keep the temp set pretty high on the aircon to save power. It's the humidity that makes it uncomfortable so all I really want my aircon...

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  3. Montse

    Tip Small homemade heater

    That's cool ...err I mean hot :D I'm going to try this - got all the parts already! Most people would have a few pots and tea lights around the home. Yep, you're quite correct, however the...
    That's cool ...err I mean hot :D I'm going to try this - got all the parts already! Most people would have a few pots and tea lights around the home. Yep, you're quite correct, however the good news is other advertising entities are starting to make ground on Googs so they might be a...
    That's cool ...err I mean hot :D I'm going to try this - got all the parts already! Most people would have a few pots and tea lights around the home. Yep, you're quite correct, however the good news is other advertising entities are starting...
    That's cool ...err I mean hot :D I'm going to try this - got all the parts already! Most people would have a few pots and tea lights around the home. Yep, you're quite correct, however the...
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  4. Mark

    Question Do LED lights for the home really save money?

    Good to hear Mark. The best way to find the best tradesmen is to ask the best one you've found in one feild of another in another feild. Gee that's long winded
    Good to hear Mark. The best way to find the best tradesmen is to ask the best one you've found in one feild of another in another feild. Gee that's long winded
    Good to hear Mark. The best way to find the best tradesmen is to ask the best one you've found in one feild of another in another feild. Gee that's long winded
    Good to hear Mark. The best way to find the best tradesmen is to ask the best one you've found in one feild of another in another feild. Gee that's long winded
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  5. Mark

    Solar Energy Video - Not Bad

    Nah, that's bull! My 5 kW system was installed in a day and mine had to be mounted on brackets which added about twice the install time. I think that old couple got ripped :)
    Nah, that's bull! My 5 kW system was installed in a day and mine had to be mounted on brackets which added about twice the install time. I think that old couple got ripped :)
    Nah, that's bull! My 5 kW system was installed in a day and mine had to be mounted on brackets which added about twice the install time. I think that old couple got ripped :)
    Nah, that's bull! My 5 kW system was installed in a day and mine had to be mounted on brackets which added about twice the install time. I think that old couple got ripped :)
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  6. stevo

    Water - future resource

    Yep, when I was a kid in Toowoomba water charges were not even considered... how times have changed. :crazy:
    Yep, when I was a kid in Toowoomba water charges were not even considered... how times have changed. :crazy:
    Yep, when I was a kid in Toowoomba water charges were not even considered... how times have changed. :crazy:
    Yep, when I was a kid in Toowoomba water charges were not even considered... how times have changed. :crazy:
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  7. stevo

    One Big Switch - Qld/AU

    Not to me :p
    Not to me :p
    Not to me :p
    Not to me :p
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  8. stevo

    Self-built solar setup takes retired man off the grid

    i think the cost of the batteries will put off most people, but as you say, i'm sure it will become more popular.
    i think the cost of the batteries will put off most people, but as you say, i'm sure it will become more popular.
    i think the cost of the batteries will put off most people, but as you say, i'm sure it will become more popular.
    i think the cost of the batteries will put off most people, but as you say, i'm sure it will become more popular.
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  9. stevo

    QLD Electricity prices merger?

    Guess, I'll be investigating a battery bank in my shed then :mad: after I join the class action to sue the government...:smug:
    Guess, I'll be investigating a battery bank in my shed then :mad: after I join the class action to sue the government...:smug:
    Guess, I'll be investigating a battery bank in my shed then :mad: after I join the class action to sue the government...:smug:
    Guess, I'll be investigating a battery bank in my shed then :mad: after I join the class action to sue the government...:smug:
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  10. stevo

    Question [Poll] What's your electricity usage?

    Yes I can alternate polls but it's really designed to show the most recent in the sidebar - doesn't matter :) Edit: Regarding my audit bill - I had no idea or way to check their audit figures... I...
    Yes I can alternate polls but it's really designed to show the most recent in the sidebar - doesn't matter :) Edit: Regarding my audit bill - I had no idea or way to check their audit figures... I think it stinks! :blah:
    Yes I can alternate polls but it's really designed to show the most recent in the sidebar - doesn't matter :) Edit: Regarding my audit bill - I had no idea or way to check their audit figures... I think it stinks! :blah:
    Yes I can alternate polls but it's really designed to show the most recent in the sidebar - doesn't matter :) Edit: Regarding my audit bill - I had no idea or way to check their audit figures... I...
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  11. Mark

    20 solar questions answered

    If you have anything you'd like to discuss about the latest post on our sister site about solar panels for a residential property 20 solar questions answered this is the place to post it. :roll:
    If you have anything you'd like to discuss about the latest post on our sister site about solar panels for a residential property 20 solar questions answered this is the place to post it. :roll:
    If you have anything you'd like to discuss about the latest post on our sister site about solar panels for a residential property 20 solar questions answered this is the place to post it. :roll:
    If you have anything you'd like to discuss about the latest post on our sister site about solar panels for a residential property 20 solar questions answered this is the place to post it. :roll:
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