Natural Building to Code. Class 1– Introduction to Natural Building
In this class you will learn about the founder of the Natural Living School, and his journey to natural building. You will learn what Natural Building is. Why would people choose Natural Building over conventional building. Why would people choose Natural building over green building. Design and Budget of natural buildings to code. The building phases. Types of natural plasters. Cost differences between natural building, green building, and conventional building. What are the health differences between natural building, green building, and conventional building. Your home is your temple.
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Natural Building to Code Class 2- History of Natural Building
In this Class we go over how long have people been using natural materials for building. How long can natural building last? How do people maintain these old natural buildings? When did natural materials for buildings stop being widely used. Are there natural building all over the world? How do these natural building differ from each other in different bioregions? Homes in: Desert areas, tropical areas, cold and rainy areas. The different natural building techniques found around the world: Cob, Adobe, Earth Bag, Bamboo, Hempcrete, Rammed Earth, Cordwood, Paja-Reque, Wattle and Daub, Roundwood, and Log Homes.
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Natural Building to Code Class 3- Why Choose Natural Building
In this video, you will learn: What are the health benefits of using natural materials. What are the health benefits of digesting clay in the body? What are the health benefits of clay in the home? The health benefits of sand, straw, and water. Why is it better to use locally milled wood? What is the fire rating of straw bales, clay, and sand? What are the most harmful chemicals in construction? Where are these chemicals found in construction, and what are the health problems of Lead, polyvinyl chloride, wood treatments, halogenated flame retardants, asbestos, cadmium, volatile organic compounds, silica, and fiberglass. The cost difference in straw bale and other insulations. The difference in conventionally milled wood is versa locally milled wood.
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Natural Building to Code Class 4- Understanding all the steps
In this class you will learn about passive solar design, understanding what size structure is needed, finding the right sight for the building, working with your budget, and getting clear on the vision with the end in mind. The basic concepts when designing a natural building to code. How to work with engineering, designers, architects, and builders. Working with an experienced team. Preparing the plans for the county permitting process. The process once you submit the plans to the county. The inspection process.
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Natural Building to Code Class 5- Finding The Right Team to Build your Home
In This class you will learn what the reality of finding a natural builder that is also a contractor. What type of people are learning natural building? The natura of natural builders. How do people become natural builders? How to be a natural builder yourself? How can a homeowner learn natural building? Hiring the Natural Living School. How can someone learn to be their own natural building contractor? The homeowner and the Natural Living Design & Build team working together. Hiring the Natural Living Design & Build Team.
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Designing Your House Class 6 -Natural Building to Code
In this class, you will learn about designing a natural building to code. We talk about designing a kitchen, living room, dining room, entry room, bathrooms, bedrooms, master bedroom, master bathroom, and master closet. We talk about utility rooms, closets, pantry, and washer dryer rooms. We talk about all the things to consider when designing your natural building, including porches, courtyards, and permaculture gardens. To learn more, visit www.naturallivingschool.com. If you need help designing a natural building, we offer a free 30-minute consultation. Call 530-277-8127 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org