Hemp can be used in building homes in many ways but building with hemp is very different than building with conventional construction methods.
Hempcrete can be tamped into board-formed walls, used as premade bricks, sprayed into cavities, or formed into precast panels.
It acts as insulation and as an interior and/or exterior surface, though it is not load-bearing – you still need a wood frame.
This article will review all the ways that hemp can be used to build a healthy home and is an investigation into whether it’s mold-prone.[Read more…] about Hempcrete for Mold-Safe, Healthy Homes