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With rising heating and cooling costs, energy efficient homes are becoming more and more desirable. To that end, perhaps the most commonly cited reason for ...

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... aesthetic we have to consider the savings in energy here too. By the way, I'm not aware of any other straw-bale homes in Sacramento County, ...

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Once plastered, strawbale homes have a soft, quiet feel, lending themselves to a simple aesthetic.

(Left and bottom right) The Christie Walk eco-housing development in inner city Adelaide includes four straw bale houses of various sizes.

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Home builders have experimented with building materials since history began. Strawbale houses built with small square bales originated in Nebraska, ...

... early on will allow the architect to fit these pieces together with the overall site constraints, ensuring a high-performance, energy-efficient home .

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This, together with a geothermal system and radiant heating, allows the overall home to be extremely energy efficient without sacrificing views.

The interior plastered walls of our house increase the “thermal mass,” which helps to maintain a constant temperature within the house.

Energy efficiency: These types of homes are incredibly energy-efficient, so beyond their aesthetic we have to consider the savings in energy here too.

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(Left and bottom right) The Christie Walk eco-housing development in inner city Adelaide includes four straw bale houses of various sizes.

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... aesthetic we have to consider the savings in energy here too. By the way, I'm not aware of any other straw-bale homes in Sacramento County, ...

Still some soft curves, not too straight but a lot less cave-like.

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