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CPD Presentations

‘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.

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CPD Presentations

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.

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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.

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The future is hemp

CPD Presentations

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

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HEMP FIELD

Blog

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.

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Back to school

News

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.

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Cows grazing

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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.

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Superhero on a building

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Heroes, Who Needs ‘Em?

We look at the heroes of the sustainable construction world. In particular, one company that has pioneered ecological building using hemp.

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Hemp fibres

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Hemp Day-To-Day

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!

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Sequioa Tree

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Designers In The Know, Know Hemp

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.

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Eco home

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Why Insulation Matters

This week we look at the reasons that insulation matters. Price, comfort and health are all important factors when considering insulation.

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Breathable future

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Thinking about a more breathable future

How we construct our buildings affects those who build them and the end-user. This week we look at how.

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Blog

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.

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Soil, A Dirty Topic!

In this post, we look at the current soil situation and what we can do to regenerate it for the future.

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Hemp Products

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Futurebuild 2022

Futurebuild 2022 was a blast and confirmed that Hemspan's future is bright!

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Fungi

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Hemp & Fungi

We take a look at how fungi could play a role in enhancing hemp's already wonderful attributes.

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Blog

Ferrock™, a Sustainable Collaboration for the Future?

Ferrock™ Sustainable Collaborations. Exploring how sustainable materials can work together, becoming viable alternatives to traditional materials.

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Who Should We Be Listening To?

We take a look at a few of the voices fighting for the future of the planet and humanity, and who we should be listening to know.

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Interview

A Chat with Our Architectural Partner, Pixel

We chatted with our design partner about our collaboration, the future of sustainable design and much more.

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