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Thermo Hemp Insulation

Friday, June 17th, 2011:

Thermo Hemp, made by Ecological Building Systems, is a mat and roll form of insulation made from 100 percent hemp. It is pollutant-free, has a high thermal resistance, and good acoustic dampening properties. It is completely safe to install and manufacture, offers outstanding fire protection, and contains no chemical additives. Coming in mats or rolls, […]  Read more from > Thermo Hemp Insulation

Hemp Construction Materials

Thursday, May 5th, 2011:

Here are some quotes from FantasticHemp. I cannot verify many of the claims made on their site, but this certainly seems like something to investigate further. “Hemp can be made into any building material, including fiberboard, roofing, flooring, wallboard, caulking, cement, paint, paneling, particleboard, plaster, plywood, reinforced concrete, insulation, insulation panels, spray-on insulation, concrete pipes, […]  Read more from > Hemp Construction Materials

Natural Fiber Bags

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011:

You can buy bags made of hemp, jute, kenaf, linen and flax for earthbag building. Most burlap bags are made with jute. They’re usually more expensive than poly or mesh bags and have been treated with unhealthy mold inhibitors to prevent rot and insect problems. I can’t say for sure, but it’s possible bags for […]  Read more from > Natural Fiber Bags