National Straw Bale Building Code is a Go!

A historic day for straw bale construction!
Thankfully, we’ve never had to worry ourselves about local building codes, but there are many, many more folks who regularly struggle with codes when attempting to build a natural home in their area. And so the following news is very welcome, not just for those folks, but for a potential ecological/cultural tidal shift, as well. Earlier in October, an appendix on straw bale building was approved for inclusion in the 2015 International Residential Code for one and two-family dwellings. The IRC is basically the foundation for building codes all across the US.” – Ziggy

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One thought on “National Straw Bale Building Code is a Go!

  1. Dina Owens says:

    I love this site! I have been divorced for 20 yrs and I want a small house. These homes are suitable for me an affordable.

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