Thermo Hemp Insulation

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 … Continue reading →

Hemp Construction Materials

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, … Continue reading →

Natural Fiber Bags

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 … Continue reading →

Hempcrete — Growing Your Own House

This is my second post about hempcrete in just a few days. Obviously I’m pretty excited about it. The last post listed quite a few advantages of hempcrete. This post with even more exciting advantages is based on an article … Continue reading →