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Re: GSBN:Question re R-values
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- Subject: Re: GSBN:Question re R-values
- From: "Bob Bolles" Bob@...
- Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2004 10:10:10 -0800
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California Energy Commission has set Straw Bales at R-30, and that is the
value we use.
Sustainable Building Systems
San Diego, CA - USA
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From: "Joyce Coppinger" jc10508@...
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Sent: Wednesday, December 29, 2004 10:04 AM
Subject: GSBN:Question re R-values
When answering the question about R-values of bale walls and buildings, I
usually use a range rather than a specific number. A request has come in
asking for a specific R-value to satisfy the building codes officials who
are reviewing a project in the Northwest USA.
I'm wondering what answer you would give to this question?
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