Practical Articles

Building an Energy Efficient Home

Everybody assumes that a straw bale house is an energy efficient house. But is it enough to fulfill the 6 Star Energy Rating requirement?

How Much Does a Straw Bale House Cost?

This is everybody’s favourite question, and it’s a difficult one to answer. Here I will give you an estimate.

The second Coat of Render

The second coat of render can be considered the most important- it protects your bales and shapes your walls.

Buying Land and the Section 32

The idea of the section 32 is to give you vital information on the property, which could potentially prove detrimental to you as a buyer.

Straw Bale Installation

The ins and outs of assembling a straw bale wall. Straw bale installation is so much more than just laying bales.

Being An Owner Builder

Building your own house is never an easy venture. But building your own straw bale home brings with it a sense of accomplishment to which nothing can compare.