One of the greatest Uses of Hemp is hempcrete, a sustainable building material that is growing in popularity in Australia.
Tasmanian builder Andrias McMahon has fifteen years experience building with natural materials. His portfolio includes homes built with hempcrete.
McMahon says building with hempcrete is not so different from traditional construction techniques. It’s the curing that takes the time. Initially, hempcrete takes a minimum of six weeks to cure, but in total, it takes about fifty years for the curing to be complete.
In Australia, the number of homes being built with hempcrete is growing, as people seek eco-friendly options that leave the smallest carbon footprint possible.
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