Kirsten Cook wrote:....We are in partnership with with UBCO (University of BC Okanagan) to test pulp mill fly ash as a partial stabilizer for our product. ....
Orin Raichart wrote:I'd love to see a picture of the ash! Not all ash is equal: some is a dirty grey, and some is a white -I'd like to see to get an idea of how much combustion this ash gone thru. The rocket mass heaters put out ash also so this leads me to my next question; what is the percentage of ash per earth ratio?
John C Daley wrote:Interesting concept. Do you find the 4000sq. feet too much?
Rebecca Norman wrote:Beautiful house! I love rammed earth, the look, the cozy thermal mass, everything. It's very well suited to making a passive solar heated home if your chance to build anew ever comes up.
I live in a passive solar heated rammed earth home, but our rammed earth is not stabilised (just mud) and is a rougher technique so it is plastered.