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Roof ventilators
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Author:  trev_k [ Wed Jun 08, 2011 9:43 pm ]
Post subject:  Roof ventilators

If you want to know anything about roof ventilator's or whirly bird's have a peek at this website.
There is a good app where you can see how a whirly bird would look on your roof with different colour schemes.
Also, there is a good visual aid that explains how they work in winter and in summer.
If the government ever gives out grants like the pink batts, it might be worth investigating even more.
The FAQ's page is good for some practical points about where to install them, and how much money they will save you.

Author:  goldie [ Fri Jun 10, 2011 8:48 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Roof ventilators

G'day all
I am interested in the use of roof ventilators in bush fire prone areas.
Any one have any thoughs or know where I can get information ?

Cheers Ray

Author:  BevV [ Fri Jun 10, 2011 4:28 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Roof ventilators

Can I suggest you google AS3959-2009 , or the website
The specs on my plans interpret the above AusStandard as "All components of roof ventilators must be of non-combustible material."

Author:  goldie [ Sat Jun 11, 2011 8:51 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Roof ventilators

Thanks Bev
No shortage of information there
Cheers Ray

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