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Is housewrap required for straw bale construction? Or is it a good idea?

dennis_daneke | Posted in Green Building Techniques on

A friend is building a straw bale residence. The builder is insisting on plastering over housewrap. The architect says no. Who is correct?

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    Martin Holladay | | #1

    Your architect is correct. For more information, see Straw-Bale Walls.

  2. wjrobinson | | #2

    Very helpful to have experienced local help. Get it.

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