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Essential Hempcrete Construction (The Complete Step-by-Step Guide)

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Overview

Hempcrete is a versatile, energy-efficient natural insulation material, useful for walls, roofs, and floors. Made from the inner stem of the hemp plant mixed with a lime-based binder, it is a very strong, lightweight and breathable alternative to manufactured insulations. Essential Hempcrete Construction is a fully-illustrated practical guide to this affordable, renewable method, from procurement to finishing.

This indispensable manual is packed with all the information you need to determine whether hempcrete is the right choice for your project. It covers:

Material specifications, testing and building code references and climate data Detail drawings for design reference Tool lists, and complete step-by-step instructions for mixing and placing hempcrete Finishing and maintenance techniques Budgeting and labor estimates Additional resources

Essential Hempcrete Construction is part of New Society's Sustainable Building Essentials Series. Written by the world's leading sustainable builders, designers and engineers, these succinct, user-friendly handbooks are indispensable tools for any project where accurate and reliable information are key to success. Get the Essentials!

Chris Magwood is a sustainable builder and designer specializing in green and natural building techniques, the co-founder and co-director of the Endeavour Centre, and the author of several books on sustainable building including Making Better Buildings, More Straw Bale Building, and Straw Bale Details.

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  • Product Details

    Author:
    Chris Magwood
    Series:
    Sustainable Building Essentials Series
    Format:
    Paperback
    Pages:
    128
    Publisher:
    New Society Publishers (July 5, 2016)
    Language:
    English
    ISBN-13:
    9780865718197
    ISBN-10:
    0865718199
    Weight:
    14.5oz
    Dimensions:
    8.5" x 11"
    Case Pack:
    36
    File:
    Eloquence-Perseus_CBSD_02012017_complete_onix21-20170203.xml
    Folder:
    Eloquence
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    $25.86
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