Using bales of straw to build homes is an American innovation that developed in the early 20’th century.At that time,building materials were scarce,but straw and grasses were plentiful in the prairies and sand-hills.Today straw bale is the most energy efficient,sustainable way to build a home.
Designer and builder Mark Morgan guides us through the why’s and how’s of straw bale building.Morgan a 30 year veteran of the construction industry,including 20 years of “green” building experience, has a unique and engaging teaching style.He integrates his building skills,critical thinking,and spiritual awareness as he shares why straw bale and “green” building are essential to our current and future well being.
Aprox run time 1 hour, with aprox 1 hour of extras!!
With the purchase of this DVD a donation will be given to MREA (Midwest Renewable Energy Association www.midwestrenew.org
Trailer for DVD