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Re: GSBN:cd rom



The CD is being shipped on a first ordered/first shipped basis. All orders
should be mailed by the end of January.

Joyce



on 1.14.2007 3:45 AM, Rikki  Nitzkin at rikkinitzkin@...:

> About that CD-ROM...when will those of us who ordered it in DK be receiving
> it?
> 
> Happy New Year!
> 
> Rikki Nitzkin
> Aul?s, Lleida, Espa?a
> rikkinitzkin@...
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> www.casasdepaja.com (Red de Construcci?n con Balas de Paja)
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>> De: GSBN [<a  target="_blank" href="mailto:GSBN@...";>mailto:GSBN@...] En nombre de Catherine Wanek
>> Enviado el: lunes, 08 de enero de 2007 7:33
>> Para: GSBN
>> Asunto: Re: GSBN:SB Fire fighting
>> 
>> Thanks, Tom --  I found the article you mention in TLS#14, page
>> 43.  I scoured the new CD-ROM of the first ten years of TLS for this
>> info, and found about a dozen references to SB fires and fire
>> testing.  I recommend the CD to everyone in the GSBN -- to order
>> contact Joyce Coppinger jc10508@...
>> 
>> -Catherine
>> 
>> At 01:25 PM 1/6/2007, you wrote:
>>> Hello all - And also a Happy New Year...
>>> 
>>> The first issue of TLS I edited/managed (in the good ol' days of
>>> 1996...) had an article by my friend Richard Hofmeister about the
>>> tragic fire that burned his straw-bale student shelter that he had
>>> built at Taliesin West.  Together, we did a "forensic" visit to the
>>> site after the fire, took a whole bunch of photos of the wreckage.
>>> He then did research into what caused the fire, how the fire
>>> department responded, and what was learned from the experience by
>>> everyone, and wrote a quite nice piece about building to prevent
>>> fires and ideas about trying to put them out.
>>> 
>>> The article (I think it was in TLS Issue #13, or #14...) was
>>> relatively thorough, Catherine, but I'm sure Richard would be glad to
>>> fill in any gaps if you wanted to contact him.  Here's his current
>>> email contact at his architecture firm in LA...
>>> 
>>> richard@...
>>> 
>>> Best wishes to everyone for the new year,
>>> Tom Hahn
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> Happy 2007!
>>>> 
>>>> Since there are a number of strawbale homes in our area, our local
>>>> volunteer fire department has expressed an interest in training the
>>>> members in how to fight a fire in a bale house.
>>>> 
>>>> I am currently compiling all of the TLS stories about fire for
>>>> background information.
>>>> 
>>>> Does anyone know if there is already a fire department that has
>>>> established a protocol for fighting strawbale fires?  If not, can you
>>>> offer suggestions in this regard?
>>>> 
>>>> Thank you in advance.
>>>> 
>>>> Best Regards,
>>>> 
>>>> Catherine Wanek
>>>> Natural Building Resources
>>>> www.StrawbaleCentral.com
>>>> 505-895-3389 / 800-676-5622
>>>> cat@...
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