Push Designs has completed constructing the first Hemp House in the U.S. Built inAsheville, NC, the sustainable house, which has been created from arenewable hemp-based material, called Hemcrete, features several green and energy-saving materials on the inside aswell. Hemcrete is a sustainable material that has been made from hemp,water and lime. The breathable material purifies air and helps insulatethe house.
On the inside, the 3400-sqf house features walls and doors made from recycled paper, which like the Hemcrete, has good insulating properties and adds to the eco-credentials of the house. The homeowners, RussMartin and his wife Karen Korp, have installed energy saving lightingfixtures to further reduce the use of grid electricity.
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