Passive Vs Active House
Passive Vs Active housing is a nuanced debate examining sustainability and reliance on electricity. We look at how these approaches differ and the standards set by the government.
‘It’s a No-Brainer’ – Biobased is Best
It's a no-brainer! Graham Durrant has vast experience with hemp, and we were lucky enough to have him present his findings and learning at our CPD event. Here is a summary of his presentation.
CIBUS21: A Partnership for the Planet and the Future!
Announcing our partnership with Cibus21. An HGV retrofitting solution that will revolutionise HGV transportation and deliver enormous cross-industry benefits.
The Jeremy Blake Presentation
We were honoured to have the talented Jeremy Blake present at our CPD Day. His experience with and evident admiration for hemp radiated throughout. We hope you enjoy this summary.
The Professor Tom Woolley Presentation
In late September, we hosted our first CPD, with presenters including Professor Tom Woolley. Before releasing the videos we have decided to offer an overview of the presentations, beginning with Tom's
How Hemspan® prices compare with conventional insulation?
One of our most frequently asked questions is about how our prices compare to conventional insulation. The benefits of hemp insulation are multi-layered and don't stop when you leave the house.
The Hare vs the Tortoise: Agritourism
We've looked at rural-urban linkage now to shine a spotlight on agritourism. We look at how it reconnects people to the land while helping improve sustainability.
Roots Of Survival
Our increasing urbanisation has cut us off from the environment. We look at studies and see what we should do to reconnect our roots od survival.
Sink or Swim? – How do we Staunch Flooding?
Flooding is an annual problem impacting everyone, from the plains of America and the farmlands of Europe to the inner cities of China. We look at the considered natural solutions.
Big Reveals from the Covid 19 Pandemic
What lessons have been learnt from the Covid 19 pandemic, and what does this mean for the environment?
HEMSPAN’S First Hemp CPD Event – Who’s Talking?
We're hosting our first hemp CPD event in collaboration with Margent Farm in the most picturesque surroundings. Read all about who will be presenting on the day.
Where Is Meat In Our Future?
Is meat in our future? We look at how farming is adapting to climate change and the challenges it poses for the future.
We look at how natural materials can benefit more than the construction industry. Natural materials can benefit farmers and communities, improving our health and, essentially the health of the planet.
Hemp is Cooler than Ever
Could hemp be the solution to cooling down our homes and saving the planet? We take a look at a project in Ein Hod, Israel.
Hemp – Combating Microplastics
Our home is our safe space, right? Think again! A closer look reveals a world of microplastics. We look at hemp as a natural solution to combating microplastics.
The Case For Modular Housing: 3 Benefits For The Industry
This week we look at some of the benefits of modular housing and how it could change the UK construction industry.
Insulation Values… U-VALUE R-VALUE K-VALUE?
Insulation values can get confusing. We hope that this article explains what the insulation values mean and why they are so important, for you, your family and the greater environment.