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ISBN: 9781890132644 Year Added to Catalog: 2000 Book Format: Paperback Book Art: b&w photographs and illustrations, appendices, bibliography, index Number of Pages: 8 x 10, 384 pages Book Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing Old ISBN: 1890132640 Release Date: September 1, 2000 Web Product ID: 45
Serious Straw Bale
A Home Construction Guide for All Climates
Table of Contents
Preface Part 1: Straw Bale Buildings in Perspective 1 Why Straw Bales? Profile: The Hay House, Old Saybrook, Connecticut 2 Design Challenges: Heat Loss, Air Quality, and Moisture 3 Plans, Permits, and Project Management Profile: The Bourke House, Montreal 4 Choosing Bales Part 2: Straw Bale Structures 5 Foundations 6 Nebraska Style: Load-bearing Buildings 7 Framed Structures 8 Alternative Roofs Profile: The Sivananda Lodge, Quebec Part 3: Straw Bales Finishes 9 Selecting Finishes 10 Cement Stucco 11 Lime Plaster 12 Earth Plaster Profile: Ann Thrune's Massage Studio, Whidbey Island, Washington Part 4: Straw Matters 13 Alternatives for Interior Walls and Floors 14 Moisture Studies and Sensors 15 Beyond the Bale: Experimental Exterior Walls Profile: The Kirk/Starbuck Retrofit, New Hampshire Sources Index