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Hemp fibreboard and Hemp insulation - the Green Building choice
Wood and organic materials

Hemp building supplies

...Hemp Coreboard. This light-weight board is made with 100% hemp hurd, the core of the hemp stalk. Hemp board production © Sunstrand LLC Why Hemp is healt...

Hemp insulation products for USA & Canada rolling off the production line
Insulation and soundproofing

Hemp insulation in Canada & USA - insulating naturally is an Eco-friendly alternative

...hemp based building materials and farming. Hemp based Insulation Manufacturing facility in Canada © Nature Fibres As a crop, hemp requires no pesticides...

Natural Building Insulation Made of Grass - Eco-friendly, Green
Insulation and soundproofing

Non-toxic natural building insulation made of grass

Natural building insulation materials In order to combat the climate change impact of the built environment, natural insulation materials such as hemp insula...

Installing foam panel insulation, which is best?
Insulation and soundproofing

Rigid insulation panels: which ones to use for different applications

...Hemp Insulation panels or Batt Insulation or mineral wool - demonstrated here in roof insulation . Polyisocyanurate Foam Panels: PIR, polyiso, or ISO, is a ...

MDF Formaldehyde Free Alternatives - Made from Rice Stalks
Healthy indoor air quality

The formaldehyde-free MDF non-toxic alternative made of natural rice-stalks

...hemp rigid board panels and plant-based rigid foam panels. But rice, which ranks second in terms of grain production worldwide, offers a great opportunity to ma...

Roxul mineral wool batt insulation in LEED Homes
Insulation and soundproofing

Choosing the right insulation: the pros, cons and applications for walls, slabs & basements

...Hemp insulation: Hemp batt insulation © Nature Fibres Recycled content: Hemp is a natural and renewable material, making hemp batt insulation (and hem...

Beautiful LEED home in Mulmur, Ontario.
LEED Homes

A beautiful lakeside LEED Platinum home

...hemp fabric was used for the curtains. The client was equally interested in environmentally responsible design. Achieving a healthy house for both client and ...

Laneway house by Lanefab Design/Build
Interior design and furnishing

Interior furnishings & decor

...hemp or bamboo. Products labeled 'all natural' are not necessarily free of chemical treatments, so ask some questions when shopping. If you want a healthy bed...

Choosing a building envelope
Wall assemblies - new construction

Choosing a building envelope - starting with the perfect wall

...Hempcrete: a mix of concrete and hemp fibres. It offers great sound proofing, not the greatest R value. It's labour intensive during installation, but an absolu...

Earthship in Taos, New Mexico, shame they don't work in cold climates
Concept and design

Do Earthships work in cold climates?

...Hemp Insulation Panels. The interior walls are certainly beautiful, but sequestering thousands of aluminum cans in a wall is not necessarily a great use of me...

Pre-fabricated straw bale SIPS panels, an environmental choice
Wall assemblies - new construction

Modern straw bale SIPS construction: high performance, durable, affordable & interesting

...Hemp , how wood structures compare to steel & concrete for carbon footprint, or learn about Passive House prefab kit homes , visit the EcoHome Green Building gu...