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In articles listed below,
* indicates the article was written or co-written by David Eisenberg or DCAT
** indicates an article that quotes David or DCAT

Code and Professional Organizations

Click above to find thorough tables of code organizations and organizations for professionals involved in code issues.

Codes Articles

* Greening the Building Codes
Guest editorial by David Eisenberg for Environmental Design and Construction

Straw Bale Links

International Straw Bale Registry - An exciting new resource by greenbuilder.com, The Last Straw Journal and The Straw Bale Association of Texas for listing/finding existing straw bale structures

The Last Straw - The journal of the straw bale building community

Harvest Built Homes - Nancy Richardson's organization working to build affordable straw bale housing for the low income population through a program that combines volunteer service, hands-on education for students, and a combination of donations and grant funding.

Straw Bale Articles

**HUD building innovation for homeownership-award winners:az
Superinsulated straw bale project award from HUD

* Historic Straw-bale Structures: an eye witness account
Article by David Eisenberg published on the Skillful Means website

* Overview of straw bale construction
Article by David Eisenberg o
n the Tucson - Pima County Metropolitan Energy Commission website

** House of Straw
Feature article in the Cape Cod Times

Other Alternative Building Systems Articles

** Earth Science
Article by Christina Farnsworth in B
uild magazine on the Hands-On BUILDER alternative technology conference in Tucson, May 2000.

** A report on the Pima County Alternative Building Materials Exhibit
By Katherine Waser in the Arid Lands Newletter

** New Pioneering in Straw Bale Building
Home Energy article from 1996 including information on insulative qualities of straw bale

Green Building

* Public and Private Initiatives in Sustainable Building and Development is a report by DCAT that lists green building initiatives and programs throughout the United States. Here you will find the entire list with links, and the PDF document for downloading that contains more information on each program.

The Kitchen Sink

Other people, projects and organizations that strike our fancy.

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