Free Sample House Plan by Precision Structural Engineering

Precision Structural Engineering has kindly provided a free sample house plan to showcase their earthbag engineering prowess. Here’s the free PDF plans. As you can see, their code approved engineered plans are very extensive and detailed. Precision Structural Engineering is … Continue reading →

Justin Hall Eco Home Engineering

Hall Engineering Group Ltd. works with our customers to obtain structural and city approvals for construction permits. They have worked with natural and green homes for years and understand the complexities and beneficial requirements pertinent to sustainable homes. Justin Hall … Continue reading →

Code-approved Strawbale Building Systems

“The current code approved method for straw bale construction that can resist wind and seismic forces is not shown in the International Residential Code, IRC or the International Building Code, IBC. However, it is shown as an appendix to some … Continue reading →

Comments from a Building Inspector and Engineer

Question to Building Inspector: We are looking at moving to rural Livingston Parish, Lousiana and planning on building our own earthbag home within the next year… Any help in this regard would be greatly appreciated. Building Inspector: I have viewed … Continue reading →

Earthbag Engineering

I recommend Precision Structural Engineering at Structure1.com for anyone needing engineering on their earthbag home or other buildings. Engineering is available for seismic and non-seismic areas. Precision Structural Engineering is a leader in the green building movement. They developed the … Continue reading →

Earthbag Building Blog 3rd Anniversary

This week is the 3rd anniversary of Earthbag Building Blog. A lot has happened this past year, and our blog continues to grow in content and readership. There are now 335 posts and well over 1,000 comments. Thanks for your … Continue reading →