Hemp lime construction: A guide to building with hemp lime compoBK0120
Hemp lime is a composite construction material that can be used for walls, insulation of roofs and floors as part of timber-framed buildings. It provides very good thermal and acoustic performance, and offers a genuine zero-carbon contribution to sustainable construction. Hemp Lime Construction: A Guide to Building with Hemp Lime Compo is a book which explains how hemp masonry is breathable and able to absorb and emit moisture, leading to much healthier buildings.
Packed with practical information on materials, design and construction, this book is fully illustrated with case studies and design details. It also explains how the use of hemp-based material can capture and store carbon dioxide in the fabric of buildings.
Author: Rachel Beven