After exhibiting at Groundswell in June, we reflect on what visitors to our stand had to say about the future of hemp.
Cavity Wall Insulation is part and parcel of the British housing stock. We look at how biomaterials can help with the insulation problems that cavity walls have caused, such as dampness and mould.
We delve into the pros of external wall insulation and why material matters.
The Industrial Hemp Act in the US. How defining hemp will help the cause.
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! 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.
Announcing our partnership with Cibus21. An HGV retrofitting solution that will revolutionise HGV transportation and deliver enormous cross-industry benefits.
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.
Retrofitting is a great idea, but mired in misconceptions and confusion. We begin a series that answers some of the most frequently asked questions we receive on this topic.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We look at the heroes of the sustainable construction world. In particular, one company that has pioneered ecological building using hemp.
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.
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.
This week we look at the impact hemp can have on achieving net-zero. We take a look at two high-polluting industries and the role that startups have in inspiring change.
This week we look at some of the benefits of modular housing and how it could change the UK construction industry.
We are so thrilled to be able to introduce Bio Board. The sustainable alternative to plasterboard is available now from the Hempsan® shop.
Looking at the trailblazers in sustainable design. There are some great projects happening around the UK and Europe, and this week we look at a few that are leading the way.
This week we look at the reasons that insulation matters. Price, comfort and health are all important factors when considering insulation.
How we construct our buildings affects those who build them and the end-user. This week we look at how.
In this post, we look at the current soil situation and what we can do to regenerate it for the future.
Futurebuild 2022 was a blast and confirmed that Hemspan's future is bright!
We chatted with our design partner about our collaboration, the future of sustainable design and much more.