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E-M:/ Re: Straw-Bale Workshop



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Enviro-Mich message from Tom Stanton <stanton7@pilot.msu.edu>
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LeRoy Harvey wrote:
> 
> Introduction to Building with Straw Bales
> 
> Who:            presented by Fred McLaughlin, Architect and Alan Pyle
> 
> When:           Tuesday, June 10, 1997 from 7-9pm
> 
> Where:  Urban Options
>                 Energy & Environmental Demonstration House
>                 405 Grove St., East Lansing
> (an easy walk from the Grove St. Parking Ramp at Albert and Grove)
> 
> Learn about:
> a "growing" trend for new construction
> an environmentally sound building option
> a way to achieve R-values ranging from 32-54
> 
> The Class is Free!
> Please Call (517) 337-0422 to pre-register.
Connection to Michigan Environmental Issues: Extremely low energy
construction technique. Low embodied energy in the materials. Low energy
use in the finished buildings. Old technique starting to gain new
prominence because Straw Bale buildings are inexpensive, beautiful, and
functional. Announcement for free workshop.

-- FYI from Tom Stanton, Urban Options Board Member


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