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Re: GSBN:Question re R-values



Thanks, Bob!

Joyce

on 12.29.2004 12:10 PM, Bob Bolles at Bob@...:

> California Energy Commission has set Straw Bales at R-30, and that is the
> value we use.
> bb
>
> Bob Bolles
> Sustainable Building Systems
> San Diego, CA - USA
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> www.StrawBaleHouse.com
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Joyce Coppinger" jc10508@...
> To: "GSBN" GSBN@...
> 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?
>>
>> Joyce
>>
>>
>>
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