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Straw bale work week: Mon 21 – Thu 24

Posted: October 21st, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Cool Projects, Events | Tags: | No Comments »

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We have an exciting new week to finish the roof of our wonderful straw bale house. It’s a whole insulated barn built out of waste, where all we’ve spent is £80 on some sand for the mixture of clay, sand and straw that protects the outside of the straw bales.

The local building materials make the environmental impact and embodied energy tiny, and the insulation means we need to burn much less wood to heat the space. It’s a brilliant buiding to learn about.



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