SXSW 2023

Carbon-Zero Building with Hemp Materials

Description: presents the future of building materials: Industrial Hemp. Used in Europe for 30 years, fast growing carbon-sequestering industrial hemp can be manufactured into insulation, wall assemblies, flooring and more to create all-natural non-toxic homes. Meet three successful hemp builders who have built homes around the world using simple, natural materials.

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  1. Building a hemp home can be cheaper than conventional construction, and will be fire resistant, mold-roof and pest-proof.
  2. Non-toxic natural building materials such as hemp and lime are simple, long-lasting building solutions that moderate temperature and moisture.
  3. Carbon sequestered in wall assemblies by industrial hemp can reduce the embodied greenhouse gases of a home by more than 30%.



Jean Lotus, Publisher, Haepenny, LLC

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  • Event: SXSW
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Cannabis
  • Track 2
  • Level: Advanced

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