hempcrete

  1. Ron Strider

    Franklinville 'Hemp House' Constructed Of Prefab panels

    A clutch of people cheered a few weeks ago as a crane lifted and human hands guided the last of the 16 prefabricated panels into place on a tiny house being built in the Living Well Community. It was a special occasion for Marty Clemons, who will live in the house on a little street called...
  2. Ron Strider

    CO: Denver Will Soon Have A Building Made From Hemp

    At first glance, it looked like a giant bale of hay. "1,000 pounds," Alli Cloyd said. "This weighs about 1,000 pounds." Cloyd stood next to the dry stalks rolled into a massive ball "Here we a have a 1,000-pound bale of Colorado hemp," Cloyd said. There are heaps of hemp all over...
  3. Ron Strider

    Aus: Hemp House 'No-Brainer' Because Of Reduced Environmental Impact And Energy Costs

    A house fit for Grand Designs is under construction in Canberra's inner north. Once completed, the O'Connor knockdown rebuild will be carbon neutral, termite proof and fire resistant. And it's made of hemp. When home owner Rowan Woodburn approached designer Angela Knock to draw up plans...
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    Hempcrete Founders Look To Go Global With Tiny House Design

    Sixteen years after delving into the world of natural building, Jayeson Hendryson and Kim Brooks say they are in full-on research and development road, and preparing to take their business to a whole new level. This past week, the couple unveiled their plans for a "tiny hemp house," one of...
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    Hemp Advocacy Group Takes Efforts To Missouri Capitol

    To Steven Wilson's knowledge, Missouri is one of the most misinformed states about industrial hemp. He founded the Central Missouri Industrial Hemp Network to educate Missourians about the potential positive effects of legalizing the product. On Wednesday morning, Wilson and other members of...
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    Using Hemp In Construction

    Hemp for use in construction forms a relatively small, but growing, proportion of the output from hemp farming in the UK. The main ways in which hemp is used in construction are to make hempcrete and to provide fibres for quilt insulation. 'Hempcrete' is the popular term for a hemp—lime...