Author Archive | Andrew Morrison

Fire Testing Straw Bale Wall Systems: They Pass!!

FIRE TESTING STRAW BALE WALLS I received an email today from Bill Christensen, the proprietor of GreenBuilder.com. It holds some very exciting news on recent fire testing of straw bale wall assemblies. Of course, those of us building straw bale houses have known that they are extremely resistant to fire; however, now we have proof […]

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The First Two Owners Have Officially Moved in to The Straw Bale Village

As of this past Friday, July 14th, the first two owners have officially taken possession of their homes in the Straw Bale Village. It has been a long process from land acquisition, project design, civil engineering, City process, infrastructure construction, home design, City architectural review, structural home engineering, City building department review, home construction and […]

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RSS Feeds

You may have been seeing these little orange RSS or XML buttons around the Internet. Or this little graphic: If you were wondering what they are…It’s “the next big thing” — you can use it to get newsfeeds from CNN or ESPN, as well as just about anything else, including news on upcoming movies, DVD […]

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