[GSBN] Thermal resistance test reports for strawbale walls

martin hammer mfhammer at pacbell.net
Thu Jan 7 15:24:51 CST 2016


Thank you Chris! 

Great to see you (and everyone else) at the Natural Building Colloquium at
Catherine Wanek¹s Black Range Lodge in New Mexico in October.

Martin


On 1/7/16, 5:56 AM, "Chris Magwood" <chris at endeavourcentre.org> wrote:

>    Hi Martin,
>  
>  Attached is what I've got in my files, apart from what you've mentioned.
>  
>  Chris
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>  
> On 16-01-06 8:19 PM, martin hammer wrote:
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>>  Thermal resistance test reports for strawbale walls Hello all,
>>  
>>  I and fellow GSBN members Nehemiah Stone and David Eisenberg are seeking
>> thermal resistance test data/reports. We are already aware of the following
>> U.S. tests:
>>  
>>  McCabe, et al ­ 1993
>>  Sandia Labs -  1994
>>  Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) ­ 1996 and 1998
>>  
>>  We are also aware of the following test outside the U.S.:
>>  
>>  Vienna Univ. of Technology ­ R.Wimmer, et al
>>  
>>  The purpose of our search is to re-evaluate the thermal resistance
>> properties stated in the current Strawbale Construction appendix in the 2015
>> International Residential Code (which is based on the second ORNL test).
>>  
>>  Any reports or links to reports are greatly appreciated.
>>  
>>  Thanks, and a happy, healthy, and peaceful New Year to all !
>>  
>>  Martin Hammer
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