Tag: carbon negative concrete

  • Hemp: The Construction Plant

    Hemp: The Construction Plant

    January 23, 2010 – Bath,U.K. – The director of the UK’S Building Research Establishment Centre for Innovative Construction Materials at the University of Bath recently started a £740,000 project, funded by the UK government and the construction industry, to study and develop the material’s use in building. The research builds on foundations laid more than…

  • Carbon Negative Hemp Walls are 7x Stronger than Concrete

    August 24, 2009 – Buildings account for thirty-eight percent of the CO2 emissions in the U.S., according to the U.S. Green Building Council, and demand for carbon neutral and/or zero footprint buildings is at an all-time high. Now there is a new building material that is not just carbon neutral, but is actually carbon negative.…