Rooftop straw bale insulation

Written by Herbert Gruber

In this on-roof straw bale insulation in Marktl, the bales lie on a rough formwork with vapour barrier (construction paper).

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City:MarktlCompletion:2007Type of Construction:straw bale roof/ceilingDesign/ArchitectureBestandBuilding Company/Main Contractor:Wolfgang WengerStraw Builder:Wolfgang WengerPossibility to visit:NoPress photos:No
Photocredit:Wolfgang WengerOwner Builders Contribution:SelbstbauCustomer satisfaction:Wolfgang Wenger, Büro für Bauplanung und Gestaltung: "Das Klima in unserem Haus hat sich durch das Strohballendach positiv entwickelt."
U-Value (Wall):W/m2KU-Value (Roof):W/m2KCategories:Projects Germany,
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In dieser Aufdach-Strohballen-Dämmung in Marktl, liegen die Ballen auf einer Rauschalung mit Dampfbremse (Baupapier).
Fotos: © Wolfgang Wenger

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Herbert Gruber

Herbert is author of the book "Neues Bauen mit Stroh in Europa" (New Building with Straw in Europe), head of the austrian strawbale network ASBN and partner in the Leonardo-project "STEP" (Strawbale Training for European Professionals) and the Erasmus project "BuildStraw Pro" (a project to get formal national recognition of the training) and "Make your City Smart". As a collector he documents European straw bale buildings since 1999 on his website (database, german), in lectures, workshops and books.