Sun, 23 Aug | Ridge Road Gardens

Hempcrete building 101

Kohu Hemp are offering a 1 day workshop, Hempcrete Building 101, designed to explore and learn the fundamentals of building with hempcrete. A revolutionary, non-toxic building product that we believe will lead us into not only a sustainable future, but a regenerative one.
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Hempcrete building 101

Time & Location

23 Aug 2020, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Ridge Road Gardens, 451 Ridge Road, Motukarara 7672, New Zealand

About the Event

In Hempcrete Building 101 you will learn how hempcrete is made and gain an understanding of how, why and where it is an excellent choice of building material. In the theory component, we will look at the costs involved, material sourcing and building science of using hempcrete on new building projects and renovations.

In the hands-on component of the workshop, you will learn how to assess the necessary materials and create a hempcrete mix that is appropriate for wall, floor and roof installations.  You will also learn how to work safely with the materials and equipment as well as the physical application of the hempcrete via the “Cast in situ” method on a 10m2 building prototype. 

There will be Tea, coffee and delicious Hempseed treats provided,

BYO lunch and warm clothing, safety equipment provided. If you have the kids bring them along to learn too!

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