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Written by Antony Templier

This insulated straw bale house was entirely self-built. Earth and lime plaster protects the straw. The underfloor heating, integrated in the waxed concrete slab, is powered by a boiler insert and solar panels. A Canadian well ventilates the house. Buffer zones to the north and the orientation of the bay windows to the south reduce […]

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City:Saint-Aubin-des-ChâteauxCompletion:2010-08-01Type of Construction:CUT: "Cells Under Tension"Possibility to visit:NoPress photos:No
Copyright:Jean-François Duclos
Residential acreage:90m2U-Value (Wall):W/m2KU-Value (Roof):W/m2KCategories:Straw Bale Houses in France,

This insulated straw bale house was entirely self-built. Earth and lime plaster protects the straw. The underfloor heating, integrated in the waxed concrete slab, is powered by a boiler insert and solar panels. A Canadian well ventilates the house. Buffer zones to the north and the orientation of the bay windows to the south reduce heating requirements.

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