Tuesday, 21 January, 2020
The DIYer's Combo Deal - Save $9.90
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1 - Magnetic WristBuddy:

The magnetic WristBuddy keeps everything within easy reach whether you’re under the hood, squeezing into a bathroom cabinet, up a ladder or just nailing a few 4×2’s together! Designed to hold lots of screws, nails, nuts and washers, the magnets are amply strong enough to also hold drill bits, hex keys, bolts, screwdrivers and even spanners. Made from extremely durable 1680D Oxford cloth, your WristBuddy will be with you for years to come.

2 - Magnetic, Extendable, Flexible Flashlight

  The perfect tool for finding that lost screw that rolled under your workbench or the pins that dropped onto the carpet! This bright, COB LED flashlight extends to a full 60cm (2ft), has a flexible neck and a strong magnet in the lens surround. It's also a wonderful aid for anyone with bad knees.

3 - Three Function COB LED Headlamp

How often have you wished for better lighting while doing a job? All you needed was a third hand with a flashlight, right? This tough, fully adjustable headlamp uses the latest Chip On Board LED technology for maximum performance. Set it for bright, normal or strobe function with a click of the switch. Weighing just 65 grams (2.25 oz), including the three AAA batteries, our headlamp can be worn hour after hour. And because it's both shock and water resistant, it's great for camping and fishing as well as in the home and workshop.

Special offer:

Bought separately, these three items are currently selling for a combined total of $27.40. For this week only, we have packaged all three for just $17.50 including free delivery. Please note that there is a limit of three combo packs per customer. [add_to_cart id="3388"]   [post_title] => The DIYer's Combo Deal [post_excerpt] => Three essential tools for every handyman or woman. Includes our magnetic WristBuddy, an extendable, flexible magnetic flashlight and our high-powered COB headlamp! The perfect gift for any DIYer! Maximum of three combo packs per customer. [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => the-diyers-combo-deal [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2019-03-11 00:01:10 [post_modified_gmt] => 2019-03-11 00:01:10 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://deals.thediy.market/?post_type=product&p=3388 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => product [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 11 [filter] => raw )
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10 keys to ESD

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Sustainable design
Sustainable design – tread lightly with intelligence.

These are some key points to consider for any good design.  I first wrote this summary a few years ago but thought it might be of interest here.  Although I wrote it based on my company’s principles, it happens to be well aligned to the principles of the Green Building Council as well.

1.  Orientation  
Getting the orientation and shape of the building right are big steps to being energy-efficient economically.  Consider sun shading in summer, warmth from the winter sun, daylight to reduce the need for electric lighting and windows placed to catch cooling breezes.
2.  Thermal Mass
Dense materials inside a building help to keep interior temperatures stable and comfortable.  This is as important as insulation, even in the moderate Queensland climates.
3.  Insulation
Bulk and reflective insulations work together to keep heat in when its needed and out when its not.
4.  Low Embodied Energy
Materials should be selected based on the environmental impact and energy required to extract the raw materials, manufacturer the product, transport, install it, maintain it and ultimately dispose of it at the end of its life.
5.  Low Toxicity
Low toxicity (low VOC) paints, flooring, cabinetry boards and adhesives used throughout will promote a healthy internal air quality and reduced greenhouse gas emissions.
6.  Respect for the Natural Environment
Choose renewable materials, sustainably-managed timbers, recycled, recyclable, compostable and low-pollutant materials. Recycle and reuse construction waste.
7.  Think Globally, Act Locally
Choose locally-produced materials and tradespeople where possible to reduce transport energy & greenhouse gases, to support the local economy and the local skills base .
8.  Energy-efficient Systems
Passive-solar heating, mixed-mode ventilation systems, daylighting, energy-efficient artificial lighting and automated controllers work together to minimise operational energy use.
9.  Water Efficiency
Collect rainwater and use it wherever possible.  Use water- and energy-saving fixtures throughout.
10.  Education
Demonstrating the effectiveness and beauty of eco-friendly design and products is vital to achieving a sustainable future – the more people understand the issues and the possibilities, the better we can all adapt to the changing world.

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