GO GREEN WITH eNVy
STRAW BALE NV
WORKSHOPS - CONSULTING - SEMINARS - DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION ASSISTANCE - SITE SELECTION HELP - GREEN HOME PLANNING BUILDING LABOR- SUSTAINABLE HOME AND GREEN LIVING PROFESSIONALS - STRAW BALE HOMES SPECIALISTS
Learn to construct a 1,040 square foot, 1 bedroom, passive and active solar, straw bale cottage.
The cottage was designed and will be built following sound green building standards,
LEED principles, and tried and true straw bale and energy-wise methods.
Please view our tentative workshop dates and application form on
"Workshop" and "Costs" links above.
We are pleased to offer work-trade experiences for zero-cost workshops.
WE'VE BROKEN GROUND
ON THE 2014 STRAW BALE COTTAGE WORKSHOP PROJECT
COME JOIN US AND
LEARN GREEN BUILDING FROM FOUNDATION TO FINISH!
March 2013 Rob removing topsoil from the building site
Top soil nearly removed. Come join us to learn how to build. Notice that
there is minimal site disruption to leave native species in place around the home's footprint. We build green with the environment in mind and can show you how.
Rob Pogoda, home inspector and master builder, inspects the site to determine
how much more top soil, if any, needs to be removed. March 15th, 2013
NOW OUT IN PAPERBACK AND KINDLE EDITIONS CREATING A GREEN HOME: PLANNING AND DESIGN
BY SHANNON SCOTT
with ROBERT POGODA
GREAT GIFT IDEA FOR BIRTHDAYS, THE HOLIDAYS, OR ANYTIME
Begin building green by planning smart.
This volume details site selection musts, passive solar features, foundation types, roofs, green materials, how to reduce construction waste, and more. Written in easy to follow step-by-step detail, this heavily illustrated pre-construction guideline provides design checklists and sound, realistic information for anyone looking to build their own home - DIYers and those hiring architects and contractors.
Each Chapter filled with detailed information to help you get started living economically and sustainably.