following represents a small snapshot of the advantages of hemp:
for insulation, building materials
a fully ecological solution.
manufacture of insulating materials such as mineral wool, fibreglass,
polyurethane foam and polystyrene foam consume large amounts of energy
consumption for manufacture of hemp boards for insulation is low and
based on solar energy.
Suffolk-based (UK) study into using a hemp-based material to build environmentally
friendly homes has found hemp to be the ideal choice and, although more
expensive than conventional brick and block, experts are sure the costs
fibreboard produced by Washington State University (US) was found to
be twice as strong as wood-based fibreboard.
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