Come see our own Jacob Racusin present on Super Insulated Straw Bale Houses in Vermont!

Jacob will be tabling with the Vermont chapter of the US Passive House Alliance there also!!

Please come and visit the table, hang around and help reach out and educate folks on the merits of the Passive House Standard and the need going forward to build comfortable,  healthy and affordable buildings ,to the most aggressive low carbon/low energy standard in the world.

Presentations by:

  • Jacob Racusin- Super Insulated Straw Bale Houses in Vermont
  • Jeff Gephart – Eff VT code update
  • Peter Schneider -VERMOD project
  • Indigo Ruth Davis – Passive House Standard and what to do and how to do Passive House

as well as Tiny House Construction and Bucket Gardening and more !!!!

Show Dates:
Saturday April 18, 2015 – 9am – 7pm
Sunday April 19, 2015 – 9am – 4pm

Norwich Bookstore Summer Festival!July 30, 2012

Jacob Deva Racusin will be reading excerpts from The Natural Building Companion and signing copies at the Norwich Bookstore during their Summer Celebration on August 4th at 10AM.  Come join us to meet the author, hear a reading, and go home with a signed copy of the book when you support your local independent bookseller!… Read more »

“Naturally Vibrant Living” Radio ShowJuly 30, 2012

Jacob Deva Racusin will be the featured guest on Diane Brandon’s “Naturally Vibrant Living” radio show on Wednesday August 1st at 2PM!  Learn more at the website, and call in to speak with Jacob on the air!
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NFNB at SolarFest!July 19, 2012

We are excited to be presenting again at SolarFest in Tinmouth, VT!  Ace and Jacob will be giving a presentation from 10:30-12:30, titled “New Building for a Changing World” In this rapidly-changing world, it is important that we adopt ecologically-sensitive and resilient design and construction strategies to address global climate change and other pressing issues facing the development of the built environment.… Read more »

Natural Building Classes at Yestermorrow!June 26, 2012

There are just a few openings left at our upcoming courses offered at the Yestermorrow Design/Build School of Warren, VT – sign up now to secure your spot! We will be teaching a five-day Straw Bale Design/Build class beginning Sunday evening July 8th and running through Friday July 13th: Have you always wondered about strawbale construction?Read more »

Bear Pond Books Reading and Signing Event – June 12June 10, 2012

We are excited to share our new book, The Natural Building Companion, at Bear Pond Books, 77 Main St., Montpelier, VT starting at 7PM on Tuesday June 12th!  We’ll be reading selections from the book, signing copies, and talking shop – come on by, introduce yourself, learn a little something, and pick up a copy – all while supporting your local independent bookseller!… Read more »

New Frameworks does Tadelakt!June 6, 2012

Waterproof lime plaster makes this fountain in an outdoor English-style garden in Stowe, VT shine.
On Friday, Jacob Deva Racusin and I went to plaster a fountain in Stowe. It was my first foray with Tadelakt, the famous Moroccan lime plaster that is done so finely packed, and finished with an olive oil soap, that it is waterproof.… Read more »
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