Hay Bale House
Small squares bundled in 21 bale bundles.
Hay bale house. The misspelling i can deal with but the inclusion of hay in the idea of home construction is a problem. Built costs around 20k. Maybe one of the settlers was familiar with the new england method of using stacked hay bales to insulate blocks of ice. House is located in slovenia.
A modern straw bale home before plaster is applied. Straw bale insulation is the most effective in climates where heating and or cooling of the home is essential for comfort. Disadvantages of straw bale construction 1. A good straw bale home is significantly warmer than conventional building methods because a well packed bale is rated at r30 r35 minimum or considerably more.
Sep 28 2017 explore pamela haar s board straw bale house design followed by 381 people on pinterest. In fact i even heard a builder claiming to be a straw bale builder describe his model hay bale house when i spoke to him at his booth at the green building expo in san francisco last year. Maybe someone was inspired by the big bundles of straw produced by the recently invented mechanical baler. The earliest mobile homes had r 8 or less.
Straw bale homes can be beautiful as the natural material lends itself to multiple architectural styles. No minimum for pickup 105 bale minimum for delivery within 75 miles of commerce city co. 987 lbs per bundle. My name is andrew morrison and welcome to my straw bale building site dedicated to anyone interested in building their own straw bale house.
In this video you can see how we built complete straw bale house. Semi load only for deliveries more than 75 miles of commerce city co. See more pictures of home design. You can support the channel here.
Average weight per bale is 45 to 50 lbs. We sell and ship only hay that we produce i e.