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Sustainable Hemp Buildings Provide Healthier Living

Sustainable Hemp Buildings Improve Air Quality and Reduce Water Damage Pollutants for Healthier Living Standards Building with industrial hemp products is a way to create a more sustainable way of life for human beings. Most Hemp building products are carbon negative products, often regulating the air quality and keep water issues from causing real damage …

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Hemp Hits The Home!

Hemp is getting an overhaul in the design world. It’s quickly becoming the go to material in high-end and mid level home furnishing and design. Check out the awesome list and pics below for the latest in Kool! Original Article published at http://www.networx.com/article/designer-picks-hemp-home-furnishings Designer Picks: Hemp Home Furnishings Environmentally friendly, hemp requires few pesticides or …

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Hemp House-Asheville, NC revisited-Video explaining hempcrete’s use

This video from 2009 is an interesting reminder of the simplicity and yet the brilliance of the hempcrete technology.  It is also great for learning about the construction techniques that were used when building the hemp house.  Remember the video is about building a house out of hemp. The sustainability will come when people like Obama legalize hemp for …

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North Carolina company leads slow charge to Hempcrete acceptance

If you are here, you know that Hempcrete is a viable alternative to traditional concrete.  And these guys are leading the slow march to acceptance: “Western North Carolina essentially is the capital of hempcrete building in the United States right now,” said Gregory Flavall, the co-founder of Hemp Technologies, the Asheville-based company that supplies the …

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‘HemPod’ at English University a proving ground for hempcrete

A University in England is attracting the attention of Architects internationally with their concept house the “HemPod.” The small structure is a proof of concept displaying the benefits of lime/hemp construction materials. Environmentally-friendly building materials are often more expensive than traditional materials, but the Renewable House project funded by the Department of Energy and Climate …

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Buildings made out of hemp. It’s about time!

“The versatile substance can be used for flooring, wall construction and roof insulation. Hempcrete is reportedly fireproof, waterproof, makes for a good insulate and doesn’t rot when used above ground. Manufacturers claim the material is 100 percent recyclable and can be used as fertilizer after demolition.”

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