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9 edition of Building Your Straw Bale Home found in the catalog.

Building Your Straw Bale Home

by Brian Hodge

  • 229 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by CSIRO Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Building skills,
  • Structural engineering,
  • Science / Technology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11025908M
    ISBN 100643092420
    ISBN 109780643092426
    OCLC/WorldCa156665386

    Pros and Cons of Straw Bale Houses For those who prefer using natural materials, building a straw bale house may seem like a great option. The material is eco-friendly, fairly affordable, and reasonably easy to work with, making it an appealing approach to building a home. Im currently reading your book as im wanting to build a straw bale house on a newly purchased block some distance from my current living concerns with this situation is keeping the straw bales dry during construction especially if i cant complete it all in a short time this reason i was thinking it would be best.

    3. If there is nothing for alternative homes or straw bale in particular, then call your building department and let them know you plan to build an alternative home and that you intend to use approved building codes from another state or an engineer for the design. 4. The Pros and Cons of Straw Bale Wall Construction In Green Building. Following are some pros and cons of building a straw bale house. Like any building material, it is always best to evaluate your needs and your goals before committing to a particular material. Green building offers a wide range of options in achieving energy efficiency.

    Welcome to SBUK – the straw bale building association for the United Kingdom. The UK straw bale sector is vibrant and growing with more than buildings so far. These range from funky sheds to family homes and commercial premises. Our aim – To. Get this from a library! Building your straw bale home: from foundations to the roof. [Brian G Hodge] -- A practical guide written especially for the owner builder. Explains everything you need to know to incorporate straw bales into the traditional construction.


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