28. November 2005 Daniel Kruse

The LCA confirms that on almost all the topics, hemp has low environmental impacts. Especially, hemp/lime concrete, about CO2 fixing and greenhouse effect. A Hemp/Lime concrete house gives the same thermal comfort with a lower temperature (Hygro-thermal behaviour). The Hemp/Lime concrete house has a low energy consumption.
author: Bernard Boyeux, BCB LHOIST (France)
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