Maybe I’m being optimistic, but I can’t help but notice how front and center the idea of a straw bale house is in this advertisement.
Tag Archives | Insurance
The inclusion of straw bale construction in the 2015 International Residential Code (IRC) has made it easier to get insurance and lending for straw bale homes. It may not be as easy as getting insurance and lending on conventional homes yet, but we are making major headway.
An insurance agent in New York State reached out to me yesterday asking for more straw bale homes to insure in the state. Very cool.
Insuring a straw bale project has gotten easier over the years. Regardless of what you think about the insurance industry and how they help or hinder our economy, one thing is true for right now: home owner’s insurance is required in almost every scenario imaginable when building a house and living in it. Of course […]