Light Straw Clay Workshop

In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn how to use straw and clay in combination to create a low cost, low impact non-toxic insulation called “light 6a013487c4922b970c017743005b5f970d-800wistraw clay”. Participants will understand the variety of applications light straw clay can be used in. The hands-on portion of the workshop will include mixing and installing light straw clay in a conventional wall system, and installing a basic clay plaster finish over the light straw clay wall system.

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In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn about the following topics:

  • Properties of slip-straw construction
  • Properties of clay plasters
  • How to retrofit an existing home
  • How to install in a new home
  • Building code compatibility
WHEN:
Saturday, January 24th 2015
10:00am to 1:00pm
The GrowHaus – 4751 York Street, Denver CO 80216
 
HOW MUCH:
$35 for DPG members
$40 for non-members