Installing insulation may seem like a daunting task for some, but when it comes to HempWool insulation, the answer is simple: anyone can do it! Whether you’re a homeowner, a skilled DIY enthusiast, or a general contractor, HempWool offers a user-friendly installation process that makes it accessible to all. In this blog, we’ll explore why […]
Hempcrete, also known as hemp + lime, is a bio-composite building material that combines the inner woody core of the industrial hemp plant with a lime-based binder. Referred to as “Shiv,” or “Hurd,” the hemp core possesses a porous cellulosic structure, enabling excellent binding with lime. While hempcrete is not a replacement for traditional concrete, […]
Insulation plays a crucial role in maintaining energy efficiency and comfort in buildings by reducing heat transfer. There are several common materials used for building insulation, each with its own advantages and disadvantages. Here are some of the most commonly used materials for building insulation: While all of the above use chemicals and have environmental […]
Learn about 4 excellent eco-friendly alternatives to mineral wool insulation.
Spray Foam as it’s known today, emerged in the 1980s and has since been marketed as the latest and greatest innovation in home insulation, including as a material for “green building” due to its ability to help conserve energy. This petroleum-based chemical insulation applied on the inside of walls, caught on fast as it offered […]