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Essential Prefab Straw Bale Construction (The Complete Step-by-Step Guide)

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Overview

Prefabricated straw bale wall panels combine the performance and low environmental impact of traditional straw bale with reduced labor and more consistent results. These structural insulated panels (SIPs) are built offsite and transported to the job site, or built onsite and "tipped up" into position. Essential Prefabricated Straw Bale Construction is a fully illustrated practical guide to this affordable, scalable method.

This indispensable manual includes a complete introduction to the use of prefabricated bale walls, packed with all the information you need to determine whether they are the right choice for your project. It covers:

Specifications, engineering details and building code references Comprehensive step-by-step instructions and detail drawings Finishing and maintenance techniques Budgeting and labor estimates Additional resources

Essential Prefabricated Straw Bale Construction is part of New Society's Sustainable Building Series. Written by the world's leading sustainable builders, designers and engineers, these succinct, user-friendly handbooks are indispensable tools for any project where accurate and reliable information are key to success. Get the Essentials!

Chris Magwood is a sustainable builder and designer specializing in green and natural building techniques, the co-founder and co-director of the Endeavour Centre, and the author of several books on sustainable building including Making Better Buildings, More Straw Bale Building and Straw Bale Details.

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  • Product Details

    Author:
    Chris Magwood
    Series:
    Sustainable Building Essentials Series
    Format:
    Paperback
    Pages:
    160
    Publisher:
    New Society Publishers (July 19, 2016)
    Language:
    English
    ISBN-13:
    9780865718203
    ISBN-10:
    0865718202
    Weight:
    20.5oz
    Case Pack:
    30
    File:
    Eloquence-Perseus_CBSD_02012017_complete_onix21-20170203.xml
    Folder:
    Eloquence
    As low as:
    $25.86
    Dimensions:
    8.5" x 11"
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