INITIAL COST ESTIMATES

FINANCING A STRAW BALE HOME

POST&BEAM OR LOAD BEARING

STRAW BALE BUILDING CODES

FIRE WALL TESTING

STRAW BALE HOUSE APPRAISAL

RETROFITTING CONVENTIONAL HOME TO STRAW BALE

DIFFERENT TYPES OF LIME PLASTER

ROOFING CHOICES

FLOORING CHOICES

FOUNDATION CHOICES

WINDOWS AND DOORS

STRAW BALE WALLS “BREATHING”

STRAW BALE HOUSES AND BASEMENTS

INTERRUPTING COW JOKE

HOW TO HANG THINGS ON YOUR STRAW BALE WALLS

GETTING YOUR STRAW BALE WALLS STRAIGHT

SPRAYING PLASTER ON YOUR WALLS

SHOWERS IN A STRAW BALE HOUSE

HVAC OPTIONS

PAINTING STRAW BALE WALLS

STEEL FRAMING

LOCATING STRAW BALES LOCALLY

HOW TALL CAN YOU GO?

HOW TO BECOME A STRAW BALE CONTRACTOR

STRAW BALE HOME vs CLIMATE

STRAW BALE WALLS IN WIND

WHAT KIND OF STRAW TO USE

THE MILLER’S KNOT

OTHER TYPES OF INSULATION

GETTING CABINETS FLUSH WITH YOUR STRAW BALE WALL

REPLACING PLASTER ON YOUR STRAW BALE HOUSE

CREATING INTERESTING DESIGN FACADES

JUMBO STRAW BALES

STUCCO vs WOOD FINISH

 PLASTER THICKNESS

PUEBLO ROOFS

PLASTIC OR METAL MESH

ROCK VENEERS AND BALE WALLS

SIPs

FRAMING A HYBRID STRAW BALE HOUSE

LANDSCAPING CHOICES

ENERGY STAR CHOICES

WEST COAST GREEN