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How Buildings Made From Cannabis (Hemp) Can Change The World

By admin | Sun 1st Mar 2015 11:33am
Photo by Peter White via Flickr Creative Commons. In the Renewable House of BRE's Innovation Park, John O'Brien (L) explains how Hempcrete walling 'locks in' carbon.

Photo by Peter White via Flickr Creative Commons. In the Renewable House of BRE’s Innovation Park, John O’Brien (L) explains how Hempcrete walling ‘locks in’ carbon.

Great Article on Building with Hemp. Via reset.me:

A fact finding mission on Hemp Building by Russ Belville.

“OK, so we’ve got this way to make buildings out of hemp and lime, it’s carbon negative and it’s virtually fireproof. That would be enough to sell me on the product, but as they say in the TV ads: hold on, that’s not all. If you’ve ever experienced building a conventional home, you know there is a lot of lumber that goes into the framing. .”

Check out the full article here:

http://www.http://reset.me/story/buildings-made-hemp-can-change-world

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