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  Solar House Tour
   Energy efficiency
   Power station
   Solar heating
   Floor insulation
   Solar hot water
   Worm farm
   Chest fridge
   Bubble glazing
   3phase pumping
   Vegie Garden
   80% efficient stove
   Tips for your home

  Fern tree gullies
  Grow rainforest?
    Our rainforest
    Extending forest
    Tree nursery
    Direct seeding
    Planting on slopes
    Bristol 25 tractor
  Guitar concerts

  Best guitar tuning

  Guitar optimization

  Guitar music

House in a forest
  Night Life
  Ocean views
  Sunrise & sunset
    Wild koalas
    Redback spiders



Insulated floor

We built our RAL home on suspended floor, because a house with such a floor provides minimal possible footprint on the environment (no bulldozing).

However, suspended floor can waste a lot of precious energy in winter, especially on windy days. For this reason we insulated the floor with aluminum based bats, stapled to joists to create closed air spaces. Mesh protects the insulation from strong wind damage.