ADVOCACY.

COLORADO STRAWBALE ASSOCIATION.
COSBA is committed to expanding and sharing knowledge, experience and techniques for straw bale and sustainable building. COSBA promotes quality building practices and serves as a resource to building professionals and homeowners.





ARCHITECTURE.

FUENTES DESIGN.
Cutting edge straw bale architect in Boulder CO.


DESIGN/BUILD.

SOLARWISE LLC
Natural design/build in Salida CO.

INFORMATION.

THE BUILDING LIMES FORUM
The Building Limes Forum exists to encourage expertise and understanding in the use of building limes. It is a charitable organisation with no commercial ties and has about 400 members in the UK and overseas, the majority being actively concerned with the repair of historic buildings.

NATIONAL LIME ASSOCIATION


PLASTER ARCHITECTURE PROJECT
Searchable glossary of  old world plaster materials and methods.

TRUEFRESCO.ORG
Very informative site on modern fresco painting.

ECOLOGICAL BUILDING NETWORK
An international association of builders, engineers, architects, academics and developers committed to promoting intelligent building methods and materials for a sustainable future.
Some very  informative strawbale/ natural plaster testing  data is available here.

BALANCED SOLUTIONS
Some very good publications on the effects of  moisture on buildings.


SUPPLIERS.

SOL SOURCE
SolSource is a Value Added Distributor of High Performance Building Materials and Systems. We provide design, engineering, installation and contractor training through our network of dealers.   We offer our clients high performance, energy saving, resource efficient building systems. We represent select products for the Rocky Mountain Region through wholesale and retail sales from our partner building system retailers.

ECO BUILD
EcoBuild products and information help flooring retailers, design and building professionals, and end users create beautiful, profitable human habitats with dramatically lower environmental impact.