Minimizing Spray Foam with Flash and Batt Strategy

Spray foam has become one of the most widely used insulation materials in the construction industry since it was invented in the 1980s. There are several reasons why spray foam has become a popular choice for residential and commercial insulation applications. First, it can be installed quickly. Second, it fills cavities and can be sprayed […]

What is the Best Low Embodied Carbon Insulation Material?

Carbon has been a big topic of discussion in the insulation industry recently. In regards to eco-friendly materials and actions that can help combat climate change, the way materials are made has a huge impact. Carbon is known to be detrimental to the Earth’s atmosphere when produced in large quantities. Most of the things we […]

What Are the Dangers of Fiberglass Insulation? A Look at Healthy Alternatives

fiberglass in ceiling

Fiberglass insulation is known in the industry as one of the most popular, if not the most popular type of insulation for homes. It can be used in wall cavities, basements, attics, and just about anywhere you might need insulation. It’s also relatively inexpensive and easy to install, though messy. However, fiberglass insulation is by […]

5 Spray Foam Insulation Problems and a Look at Alternatives

HempWool and spray foam

As a home builder, you know that the type of insulation you put into a home can have a huge impact on the energy efficiency level, durability, and even the safety of the residents. When it comes to home insulation, each type has its pros and cons. For example, spray foam insulation, typically made of […]

Healthiest and Safest Non-Toxic Insulation Options

hand on hempwool

Updated: Oct 21, 2022 Insulating a home is one of the most important steps in the construction process. Insulation helps maintain a desirable temperature inside the home and goes a long way towards lowering the monthly energy bills. It can also help prevent moisture intrusion, mold damage, insect damage, and other types of deterioration from […]

Hempcrete Wall Detailing

In October of 2019, Hempitecture collaborated with an architectural team, with architect of record as Mell Lawrence Architects, to detail and build hempcrete wall mockups. Small scale mockups can be useful to see different construction techniques and strategies on a small scale, before a full size project is built. Mell Lawrence Architects beautifully detailed 2 […]

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