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10 Reasons To Consider
Building Green With Straw
The Alternative Lifestyle Site
http://www.AlternativeLifestyleSite.com
Building Green With Straw
Is Not So Scary...
● Don't be daunted
● Building is logical and
creative
● If you can stack a ba...
Practice Makes Perfect
● Perfect for the novice
builder
● Start small – build a
shed or cubby house
● Trial and error will...
Super Energy Efficiency Potential
● Harness the Energy Efficiency Potential of your
home. Start with a great design to wor...
Building Green With Straw
uses Natural Materials
● Straw grows in a field
● Use mud and lime to render the walls
● Pour an...
Let's face it, they are gorgeous
● Have you seen one?
● Have you been inside?
They 'feel' amazing and
they breathe!
● Find...
Building Green with Straw allows
you to reuse/recycle waste material
● Many varieties of grain
crop 'straw' can be
used to...
Renewable Resource
● Straw is an excellent example of a renewable
resource
● Being an annual crop – there is no need to wa...
Flexible and Forgiving Material,
great for Novice and Expert alike
● Curved Walls, deep set
windows and doorways
feature i...
Building Green with Straw is ...
Empowering
Making this decision will
help you ...
● Develop new skills
● Learn a new lang...
Become A Leader
Warning: Building Green With Straw Has Side-
effects - You change!
● You become someone who leads by examp...
Thanks...
Hope you have enjoyed this presentation
10 Reasons to Consider
Building Green With Straw
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The A...
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Almost everyone would prefer to live in an eco house if they had the choice, well now you do. Straw homes are within the reach of anyone willing to look at alternative building materials but that's not all. Read more reasons to consider straw.

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10 reasons to consider building green with straw presentation

  1. 1. 10 Reasons To Consider Building Green With Straw The Alternative Lifestyle Site http://www.AlternativeLifestyleSite.com
  2. 2. Building Green With Straw Is Not So Scary... ● Don't be daunted ● Building is logical and creative ● If you can stack a bale you can build a wall ● Skills develop over time as you need them The Alternative Lifestyle Site http://www.AlternativeLifestyleSite.com
  3. 3. Practice Makes Perfect ● Perfect for the novice builder ● Start small – build a shed or cubby house ● Trial and error will perfect your style ● Straw forgives your inexperience The Alternative Lifestyle Site http://www.AlternativeLifestyleSite.com
  4. 4. Super Energy Efficiency Potential ● Harness the Energy Efficiency Potential of your home. Start with a great design to work with the sun – orient to catch winter sun and exclude summer sun ● Add... ● Good ceiling and floor insulation ● Add... ● Double glazing or even triple glazing if needed ● Add... ● Straw bale walls = Super Insulation! http://www.AlternativeLifestyleSite.com
  5. 5. Building Green With Straw uses Natural Materials ● Straw grows in a field ● Use mud and lime to render the walls ● Pour an earthen floor ● Add bricks from mud for extra performance http://www.AlternativeLifestyleSite.com
  6. 6. Let's face it, they are gorgeous ● Have you seen one? ● Have you been inside? They 'feel' amazing and they breathe! ● Find one and visit it then you will know that the good looks are more than skin deep. http://www.AlternativeLifestyleSite.com
  7. 7. Building Green with Straw allows you to reuse/recycle waste material ● Many varieties of grain crop 'straw' can be used to build a home ● Using this 'waste' material reduces carbon emissions ● This valuable material is still routinely burned as waste after harvest http://www.AlternativeLifestyleSite.com
  8. 8. Renewable Resource ● Straw is an excellent example of a renewable resource ● Being an annual crop – there is no need to wait years for it to become available ● We know that there are limits to resources available for us to build our homes - this is why strawbale homes are such a great idea. http://www.AlternativeLifestyleSite.com
  9. 9. Flexible and Forgiving Material, great for Novice and Expert alike ● Curved Walls, deep set windows and doorways feature in many strawbale homes – you can even decorate using the render! ● Even an expert can find their creativity flowering when they build with straw http://www.AlternativeLifestyleSite.com
  10. 10. Building Green with Straw is ... Empowering Making this decision will help you ... ● Develop new skills ● Learn a new language (building) ● Meet new people ● Stretch yourself beyond what you thought you could do. http://www.AlternativeLifestyleSite.com
  11. 11. Become A Leader Warning: Building Green With Straw Has Side- effects - You change! ● You become someone who leads by example ● You become someone who can help other people do what you have done. ● You help create change around you and within the people to come into contact with. http://www.AlternativeLifestyleSite.com
  12. 12. Thanks... Hope you have enjoyed this presentation 10 Reasons to Consider Building Green With Straw brought to you by The Alternative Lifestyle Site http://www.AlternativeLifestyleSite.com

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