Category Archives: Sustainable Building

LOG CHINKING, YE ALDE CALK, MEND THE GAP BETWEEN BRICK/STONE AND FRAMES

If you have a “chink” in the armor of a building it is usually due to different or moving materials coming together and the need for a filler that accommodates the differential in movement between the two masses. Plastics may work but many owners wanting to go green don’t want that between their logs in […]

Lime as a Green Build Material

Here’s How St. Astier Natural Hydraulic Lime (NHL) Plays An Important Role In Construction As A Green Build Material. St. Astier is a 100% natural product and does not contain any additives. It is one of the greenest materials used in construction. This is due to its purity, its calcium carbonate composition, its longevity and […]

Another Successful Straw Bale Building with Natural Hydraulic Lime Plaster – Little Rock Arkansas

Straw bale construction is the best of both worlds, it is a green and sustainable way of building and can be affordable with low maintenance and amazing insulation that will help keep energy prices low. Natural Hydraulic Lime is crucial for success when building with straw bales. Two factors that make Natural Hydraulic Lime so […]