Posted by The Natural Philosopher on October 18, 2007, 1:00 am
John Rumm wrote:
In such case build a new skin OUTSIDE the house.
I don;t mind people pissing energy away on living in a museum: I just
object to them not paying through the nose for it ;-)
Posted by Andy Hall on October 18, 2007, 4:51 am
Sort of like stone cladding, you mean?
A row of Edwardian and Victorian houses with most but not all having a
kind of Celotex stucco. The windows can be removed and replaced
with uPVC DG at the same time.
Posted by tinnews on October 18, 2007, 8:14 am
That'll really improve the 'period character'! :-)
Posted by Eeyore on October 17, 2007, 9:28 pm
Andy Hall wrote:
That's certainly true
I agree. The reduction in size needn't be huge though. I'm thinking of doing this
*selectively* on some of my outside walls.
Posted by John Stumbles on October 17, 2007, 9:53 pm
On Wed, 17 Oct 2007 21:43:10 +0100, Andy Hall wrote:
No but there's a constant stream of renovations of such properties going
on and it seems a shame that the regs and/or incentives aren't in place to
take the opportunity when such places are done up. Prolly regs: most
developers CBA unless you paid them a truckload of lolly more than it
actually costs to do it.