Over the years, various test have been performed on straw bales to prove their viability as a construction material. On this page, we will post as many tests and reports as we gather, that will be useful for the architects, engineers and building officials as well as the building owner.
Bruce King (PE and CASBA Member) has already gathered much of this information on his web site and includes information and reports on;
More detailed information is available in Bruce King's book: Design of Straw Bale Buildings
showing current understanding of all technical aspects of straw bale construction, including: Structure, Moisture, Fire, Insulation, and Plasters, with frequent reference to testing. (Bruce King, PE, et al) (available for purchase in the CASBA Store)