Straw-bale Demonstration with Solar and Windpower, Beleruchi, Belarus
unigue low-energy construction build of straw, powered with solar
& windpower, heated with solar & wood-fired mass-oven, and
built with training courses and volunteers in the country of Belarus
the village of Belaruchi near the Belarus capital Minsk
The construction is partly a result of straw-bale eco-house,
renewable energy and energy efficiency trainings in Belarus, partly a
result of volunteer work.
3 seminars took place from August to October 2008:
More than 150 participants and visitors took part in the seminars. They
received theoretical and practical knowledge about straw-bale construction,
energy efficiency and solar heating. Representatives of the local administration
and authorities also participated in the seminars.
The construction and activities have attracted substantial media attraction both within Belarus as well as in neighbouring countries.
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