Essential Prefabricated Straw Bale Construction: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide

deChris Magwood

|anglais
16 mai 2016|
Essential Prefabricated Straw Bale Construction: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide de Chris Magwood

description

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.

Titre :Essential Prefabricated Straw Bale Construction: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide
Format :livre numérique Kobo
Publié le :16 mai 2016
Publié par :New Society Publishers
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9781550926149

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