Log building is the original green building system requiring very little energy required to transform materials into a finished home while producing very little waste and boasting huge carbon sequestration.
It's hard to get more "Green" than that!
So why are log builders and their customers having a hard time pulling permits for log homes these days?
To learn more about gasketing scribed log homes - go to www.loghomegasket.com (You can also see the original cartoons of Gasket Girl by Joe Ratushniak - or better still visit his web pages (www.joecarver.com) to enjoy his primary talent of wood carving and sculpture.
A well sealed log home will have no problem passing the blower door test. We highly recommend the FP Publications book: The Illustrated Guide to Log Home Construction by Dalibor Houdek.
And finally, to find some of the best log home builders on the planet (yes the planet)....visit the International Log Builder's Association (ILBA), and learn about Best Practices in Log Construction.