‘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.
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.
Retrofitting – A series in progress
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.
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.
Hemp started with promising beginnings. As a versatile crop, hemp was used widely for sails, clothing, fishing nets, and much more. We explore the next chapter for this wonder plant.
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.
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.
Could we use hemp day-to-day? Can you recycle hemp? Is hemp an alternative to traditional wood-based functional products around the home? This week we find out!
Hemp: Achieving Net-Zero
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.
Launching Hemspan® Bio Board, The New Wonderwall
We are so thrilled to be able to introduce Bio Board. The sustainable alternative to plasterboard is available now from the Hempsan® shop.
Why Insulation Matters
This week we look at the reasons that insulation matters. Price, comfort and health are all important factors when considering insulation.
Benefits of Bast Fibres
This week we take a look at bast fibres, their benefits and properties. The modern age has been unkind to these crops, but a resurgence has begun.
Futurebuild 2022 was a blast and confirmed that Hemspan's future is bright!
Hemp & Fungi
We take a look at how fungi could play a role in enhancing hemp's already wonderful attributes.
The Gracious Hand of Hemp
Hemp is ingrained in our history and culture.