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Attached Greenhouse w/ Vertical Glazing West Elevation

Attached Greenhouse w/ Vertical Glazing West Elevation

Specifications: 9′ wide interior, any length desired, 36″ grow bed, Footprint: 9-1/2′ x desired length

Description: This earthbag greenhouse will fit with most of my 2-story house plans. Vertical glazing makes it suitable for most climates. Patio door replacement glass reduces costs. Super-insulated design allows for year-round use, with excess heat used to heat the house. Highly moisture resistant earthbag construction.

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Strawbale/Earthbag Vault and Greenhouse

Strawbale/Earthbag Vault and Greenhouse

Specifications: 490 sq. ft. interior plus 313 sq. ft. greenhouse, 1 bedroom, 1 bath, Footprint: 28′ x 39′

Description: This very unique home masterfully blends insulation and thermal mass. The vault is predominantly straw bales, which provide excellent insulation. Earthbags are used on the end walls, greenhouse and for three vaults that join the two spaces. Naturally bowed timbers around doors and windows create a rustic look.

Strawbale/Earthbag Vault and Greenhouse West Elevation

Strawbale/Earthbag Vault and Greenhouse West Elevation

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Attached Earthbag Greenhouse

Attached Earthbag Greenhouse

Specifications: 97 sq. ft. interior (but easy to expand lengthwise), Footprint: 9′ x 16′

Description: Highly moisture resistant earthbag construction. Super-insulated design allows for year-round use, with excess heat used to heat the house.

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