Clay Materials
August 30 - September 2, 2019
in Fawn Grove, PA
Cost: $325 earlybird
($400 after May 1st)

What's included

one-on-one guidance from Sigi
comparison sheet of insulating wall systems
material calculator & tool list
ample time for questions
browse books in my library
healthy lunch
free onsite camping

What you learn

how to install durable strawbale walls & the 1st coating of clay plaster
when strawbale walls benefit you most
properly detailing for wet climates
understanding performance & code-compliance
calculating quantities
passive solar design overview

This course is for you if...

you want a deep understanding of how to build a super-insulated strawbale home, especially if you live in a wet climate.

What we'll be building

We'll be building the insulating walls of a greenhouse structure.  You'll also see (& we'll discuss) a heat storage wall, built with rammed earth, cob, and adobe.