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Contact Name:Aprovecho Research Center, consensus-based non-profit
Mailing address: 80574 Hazelton Rd.
 Cottage Grove, OR 97424
 United States
Structure Location: 80574 Hazelton Rd.
 Cottage Grove, OR 97424
 United States
Phone:541-942-8198
Email:apro@efn.org
Web site:http://www.efn.org/~apro

Type of Structure: Non-Loadbearing dormitory/house
interior size: 1850 sq ft
exterior size: 2000 sq ft
Number of stories: 2
Bedrooms: 6
Baths: 2
Built primarily by: Owner Built
Building Code Jurisdiction: Lane Co.
County: Lane

Open to visitors by appointment.
Architect/Designer:Linda Barnes of Robertson, Merryman, Barnes Architects
 1231 NW Hoyt #403
 Portland, OR 97209
 United States
Phone503-222-3753
Email
Web

Builder:Eric Resener
 80574 Hazelton Rd.
 Cottage Grove, OR 97424
 United States
Phone541-942-8198
Emailapro@efn.org
Webhttp://www.efn.org/~apro

Subcontractors: We also used cellulose insulation in part of the building that was donated by GreenStone Industries of Portland.

Foundations and Floor: Perimeter concrete foundation
Exterior Finish:
    stucco
Interior Finish:
    Sheetrock
Plaster was applied:
    Over chicken wire/expanded metal lath
    and three layers of building paper
Plaster application method:
    By hand, with trowels
Were the bales pinned?:
    no pinning
Pre-Compression:
    None
Bale type:
    2-string/wire
Number of bales used: 2 truckl
Straw type(s) used:
    rye?
Bale Orientation:
    Bales on edge

Insured?: yes
Mortgaged?: no
Appraised Value: $200,000

Unique features: There are 17 moisture/temperature sensors in all sides of the walls that are recording data every 6 seconds. In conjuction with the University of Oregon, we are determining how straw bales will do in the wet cool climate of the pacific northwest.

Problems encountered: So far, we reach



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