At Cape Fear Community College in Wilmington, North Carolina, students are learning first hand about one of the most valuable Uses of Hemp.

Students enrolled in the Sustainability Technologies Program are discovering new construction methods and materials that are more sustainable and less harmful to the environment.

According to John Wojciechowski, a professor in the school’s department, the goal of the program is to develop superior building techniques that will lead the industry towards a more sustainable and energy efficient future.

Building with hemp is an excellent solution. It’s a high performance material that is carbon neutral and environmentally-friendly. It’s also cost effective, breathable, and has excellent thermal properties.

Uses of Hemp

Some of the students in the program have put hemp to the test by building their own tiny hemp house, and they’ve been learning valuable lessons along the way.

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