Hemp Sweet Home: Learning to Build a Greener Future

Hemp Sweet Home: Learning to Build a Greener Future.

  • Building with hempcrete can even save you money on health costs!
  • Which is not to say that building with hempcrete does not come with its own unique challenges.
  • Depending on where you source the hemp and limestone from, hemp homes can actually leave a carbon negative footprint.
  • Judging by sheer visual appearance, you would think that a block of hempcrete would weigh a ton and have a dense texture.

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The term “hempcrete” itself is somewhat misleading as it can’t truly be though of as a substitute for concrete in all instances. “Hemp fill” would be a more accurate description, since the material is used to essentially plaster over both sides of a wooden frame, although it can also be used in floors and roofs with the addition of some concrete, which is not necessary for walls.

 


Hemp Sweet Home: Learning to Build a Greener Future

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