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Cast Earth Nonresidential Uses:

In the Southwest desert is by far the largest Cast Earth application to date. The Cast Earth portion was completed in April, 2002.

This building complex of approximately 14,000 square feet, containing over 700 cubic yards of Cast Earth, is a highly visible example of Cast Earth on a major scale.

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The First Cast Earth House

Prescott, Arizona, 1996

Cast Earth Considerations

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Cast Earth In Print

The Natural House, 2000

Building Standards, Jan/Feb 2000, pp 37-9

Home Energy, May/June 1999, pp. 35-41

The Arizona Republic, November 14, 1998

AZ Home Section, Page 1

Concious Choice, March/April, 1998,

Page 41

Adobe Builder Magazine, Spring, 1997

Fine Homebuilding, March, 1997, Page 34

Prescott Daily Courier, April 12, 1996

Interesting Links

Sites with adobe, rammed earth, and passive solar info

The Earth Building Foundation, Inc.

Adobe Builder Magazine, Spring, 1997

RESNET: home energy rating systems and energy efficient mortgages

Rammed Earth in Australia

The Greenbuilder Program

Cob Houses (another traditional approach)

The Sustainable Buildings Industries Council

CREST (energy related info)

Sun Angle Main Menu

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