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 →

National Straw Bale Building Code is a Go

“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 … Continue reading →