Hemp Hurd – Perfect For Green Building

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Wondercore Hemp Hurd perfect for HempCrete

High Performance Material perfect for building

This 15kg compressed brick will expand to 2-3 size in volume once removed. Dimensions: 75cm x 37cm x 28cm

Hempcrete or hemplime is biocomposite material, a mixture of hemp hurds (shives) and lime, sand, or pozzolans, which is used as a material for construction and insulation.

Wondercore Hemp Hurd

  • Wondercore is a 100% natural Hemp animal bedding material.
  • Made from super absorbent hemp stalk core.
  • Effectively controls odor for longer than other litter.
  • Twice the absorbency of wood shavings.
  • Almost zero dust content to keep airways healthy.
  • Maintains an optimal humidity levels in stables, tanks and cages.
  • Hemp animal bedding naturally repels problem insects.
  • High thermal rating to keep cozy in winter and cool in summer.
  • Soft texture provides a comfortable cushions for restful sleep.
  • Hemp cellulose is an eco-friendly sustainable resource.
  • Can be used as a soil enriching fast decomposing garden mulch.
  • Grown without chemical sprays in the Netherlands.
  • Perfect for HempCrete / HempLime that could be used to build carbon-neutral homes of the future to help combat climate change and boost the rural economy.

The natural properties of hemp hurd also make it incredible in the garden, where the mulch enriches and protects the soil, encouraging earthworm activity and healthy soil microbe and fungi. Place around flower beds, vegetable gardens, ornamental fruit trees, or potted plant to keep moisture in the soil during summer. Use in winter to prevent the ground from chilling, which protects the roots of trees and perennials. You may also find an increase in other beneficial insect and animal life, such as praying mantis and lizards. This occurs as a result of creating a safe and healthy organic ecosystem in your garden, all of which begins with healthy soil.

For Animal Use:

Spread a layer of hurd in your stable or chicken coup, lightly sprinkle with water to settle the product and your precious animals can enjoy the warmth and comfort of hemp bedding.

Why Build With Hemp

  • High Insulation Value
  • Rock-like Wall Strength
  • Long-lasting, Durable Material
  • Fast Construction Times
  • Simple and Economical
  • Mould and Pest Resistant
  • Easy to Change or Repair
  • Recyclable

Reasons to live in a hempcrete / hemplime structure

  • Non-toxic and Natural
  • Fire-proof
  • Thermally Comfortable
  • Acoustically Absorbent
  • Atmospheric CO2 Removal/Storage
  • Heating and Cooling Cost Savings
  • Good Thermal Mass
  • Built-in Humidity Management

 

Hempcrete – The future of carbon Negative homes

  • Industrial Hemp + Lime + Water
  • Strong, Lightweight & Breathable
  • Energy Efficient
  • Naturally Non-Toxic
  • Carbon Negative
  • Lasts for 100’s of Years
  • Incredible Insulation
  • Flame, Water & Pest Resistant

Video Demonstrating Building with Hemp

Ultimate Sustainable Building Material

 

Weight15 kg
Dimensions75 × 37 × 28 cm

1 review for Hemp Hurd – Perfect For Green Building

  1. Tim Barlow (verified owner)

    I have been using this product to cast hempcrete blocks. It works brilliantly, and one of these compressed bails of hemp hurd goes a long way!

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