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HempBuild Information Day on Ecological Sustainable Construction Systems.

  • Date(s)
    Tuesday, 20 August 2019
  • Time(s)
    From 9:00 AM
  • Venue
    Kells Enterprise and Technology Centre, Cavan Road, A82 E1C6 Kells

About this Event

This free information session hosted by Hempbuild will introduce a range of innovative hemp-based sustainable construction systems, revolutionizing their approach to sustainable buildings across the UK and Irish building sector. A panel of speakers will provide a clear picture of the many benefits hemp has to offer including the many environmental challenges/questions facing architects and designers when considering new buildings, and upgrade of existing buildings.

About the Speakers

Gertjain Bruins
Gertjain, Hempflax Business Line Manager, will speak in collaboration with Andre Laanstra (Engineer and Bachelor of Build Environment). This talk will explore hemp production and applications as well as highlighting key advantages of building with hemp, including the advantages of using hemp in OSM prefabrication for sustainable, rapid builds. Hempflax are world leaders in processing and manufacturing industrial hemp.

Dirk van Impe
Dirk, Iso Hemp Area Sales Manager, will present the many applications from ISO Hemp. ISO Hemp systems offer a wide spectrum of solutions to designers ranging from upgrades to existing structures, as well as new buildings with many structural options available to the client. The use of Hempcrete is growing fast across Europe and answering many key questions in sustainable design. ISO Hemp are the largest producers of hemp blocks in Europe, producing over 1 million blocks last year.

Patrick Daly
The final speaker is Patrick Daly, a leading academic, consultant, and researcher in the field of sustainability in the built environment. He lectures on Building Performance (Energy Efficiency in Design) and Architectural Technology. Patrick will present two case studies (U-value and DEAP) looking at how thermal upgrades using Iso Hemp hemp-lime blocks and Hempflax Plus hemp fibre perform in uninstalled Irish construction and dwellings. The results from this study offers much needed data on the benefits of using hemp for more sustainable upgrades.


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