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Welcome to Straw Bale House

The Straw Bale House site serves two purposes. Sustainable Building Systems (SBS) provides professional technical assistance and consulting to potential Straw Bale Builders in the four southern-most Counties of California. Straw Bale House Resources offers introductory and more technical reference information about Straw Bale Construction that will be useful in any location.

If you want to learn how to build a straw bale house, you've come to the right place. Just sit back, relax, take a tour and get ready to learn everything you'll need to know!


Sustainable Building Systems

  • SBS has evolved from years of on-the-ground construction experience.
  • SBS Services include comprehensive technical and consulting guidance.
  • Be sure to visit the SBS Portfolio of completed and current projects.
  • Just Ask SBS if you want help building your straw bale house.

Straw Bale House Resources

  • The FAQ answers the most commonly asked questions about straw bale construction.
  • More in-depth technical information can be found in the Reference section.
  • Local straw bale events are listed in the Announcements
  • and the Links page offers virtual and on-the-ground resources from around the country (and the world!)

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