Clay Materials

What's included

hands on experience installing strawbale walls
one-on-one guidance from Sigi
comparison of insulating wall materials
ample time for questions
browse books in my library
healthy lunch
free tent camping onsite
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This course is for you if...

you want to understand how to build super-insulating walls with strawbales . . . especially if you live in a wet climate.

What we'll be building

We'll install a curved infill strawbale wall to insulate a passive solar greenhouse.  We'll also apply a first coat of thin slip clay plaster & pack some hempcrete into odd bits.

What you learn

how to install durable strawbale walls & the 1st coating of clay plaster
retying & shaping strawbales
proper detailing for wet climates
performance & code-compliance
calculating quantities & how to choose quality strawbales
passive solar design overview
Cost: $350 earlybird
($400 after March 1st)
May 24-27, 2024
in Fawn Grove, PA
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