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SIREWALL has been perfecting their rammed earth solution for more than 16 years
 
SIREWALL has been perfecting their rammed earth solution for more than 16 years

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3 Comments

  1. Tafline Laylin April 21, 2014 at 11:08 am

    Hi Don, thanks for your comment. Please feel free to contact the developers directly for more information.

  2. Don Duncan April 19, 2014 at 8:59 pm

    Just an ad for a product. I wanted info as a owner-builder. What does it mean to “wrap it around the insulation”?

  3. RE Wall Builder December 26, 2011 at 2:24 pm

    It is not just the insulation, which has an R-value of 20-25, or the superior detailing that eliminates the thermal bridging associated with conventional buildings, which results in the high performance of an stabilized-insulated rammed earth building. The interstitial insulation creates a high mass interior that stores heat exceedingly well. This results in a naturally “warm in winter” and “cool in summer” structure no matter how severe the climate. These walls are healthy, durable, engineered for earthquakes, extremely beautiful and will actually save significant money in reduced energy consumption. The North American Rammed Earth Builders Association (NAREBA.org), a leader in rammed earth research, is a nonprofit committed to assisting design professionals and others interested in learning more about the many advantages of modern rammed earth buildings. This is an ancient and sustainable way of building that has been crafted to meet the requirements of our modern construction and energy codes.

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