Building with Straw Bales – Going Green Naturally
A Straw Bale House uses straw bales as insulation or as the structural building block of the home. The walls are finished with plaster. This kind of construction is gaining attention as a natural building method of choice, it can get local council approval as a rational design or as deemed to satisfy.
It is an earth-friendly building technology that delivers a beautiful, energy efficient and healthy home to live in.
Straw Bale Building Course , Next Weekend 17 September2011,
The Straw Bale Building Course will cover the following:
Straw Bale Building “How-To’s”.
Load Bearing & Non-Load Bearing Options.
Council Approval & Engineering Requirements.
Construction Methods & Best-Practices, including:
Theory: Foundations, Water Proofing,Termite Proofing, Bale Pre-Dipping, Bale Stacking & Pinning, Base Layer Plastering..
Practical: Build a Straw Bale Bedroom.
If you are a home owner wanting to build the ultimate green home or if you are an architect or building professional wanting to offer your client that something different, natural, sustainable and beautiful…
We recommend you attend this 1 day course in Lanseria, Johannesburg, presented by InSynch Sustainable Technologies.
Times:. 09H00 – 16H30. Notes, Meals & Tea/Coffee included.
Location: InSynch Training Centre, Lanseria, Johanesburg/Pretoria
Cost: R650 per person (discounts apply for bulk bookings) [Contact Sonia for CPD points]