It’s been reported this week that homes built with straw bale walls have been offered for sale in the UK for the first time. They have been certified as very energy efficient, weather-resilient, durable and meet fore safety standards, and they are mortgageable. It looks like I might need to learn a new skill.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-31156579

http://www.bath.ac.uk/research/case-studies/straw-scientifically-proven-building-material