Straw bale as a viable, cost-effective, and sustainable building material for use in Southeast Ohio.

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In Southeast Ohio, the humidity is relatively high all year round; the maximum monthly average humidity readings exceeded 80% during the ten months of sampling.

Throughout this document, it becomes evident that straw bale construction is in fact, a viable, cost-effective and sustainable and safe building method for use in southeast Ohio.

Author: Marks, Leanne R


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The European Straw Building Association is an independent European association, devoid of any profit making motive. The object of the Association is to promote and develop the use of straw, as a sustainable way of building in all the senses of the term “sustainable”: renewable, ecological, healthy, energy and climate efficient, social and economic.
The Association is a federation composed of organisations and people particularly concerned with the use of straw in buildings.