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.
The Industrial Hemp Act in the US. How defining hemp will help the cause.
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.
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.
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
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.
What lessons have been learnt from the Covid 19 pandemic, and what does this mean for the environment?
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.
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!
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.
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.
In this post, we look at the current soil situation and what we can do to regenerate it for the future.