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The Earth Home Builder

Thursday, April 10th, 2014:

The Earth Home Builder™ is an extraordinary skid-steer operated (universal mount) Earth Home building machine. This unit is the same as the Instee Levee Builder® except it has been outfitted with specialized earth home building technology. The Earth Home Builder® fills earthbag tubes of many sizes at a rate as fast as 400ft per hour.  Read more from > The Earth Home Builder

Best Building System for Florida

Friday, November 1st, 2013:

Email question: “We are in the process of relocating to NE Florida, and would like to build a home with alternative building materials. It would seem that straw bale homes are not the best solution for Zone 9 [ed: due to risk of moisture damage]. What is your recommendation for the best building material, based […]  Read more from > Best Building System for Florida

Industrial Earthbag Projects

Sunday, September 15th, 2013:

Our focus here is on low cost, owner-built homes. From time to time it’s interesting to explore related ideas to see what’s available or going on. As we’ve reported before, there’s a whole industry that specializes in industrial earthbag projects using geotextiles or geosynthetics. Their primary journal is called Geosynthetics Magazine.  Read more from > Industrial Earthbag Projects