2010-04-02 22:40:42

Enviro Close-Up: Building Straw Houses

Paul Lacinski, co-author of "Serious Straw Bale," details how buildings made with straw bales are extraordinarily energy efficient, comfortable to live in, and fun to build. A partner in Green Space Collaborative, and an environmental consulting firm in Ashfield, Massachusetts, Licinski tells of his involvement in constructing houses using straw bales throughout the United States as well as in Mongolia and China. Enviro Close-Up explores issues such as global warming, renewable energy, nuclear proliferation, & globalization.