The ecological properties of hemp makes it one of the types of insulation used in construction with the lowest carbon emissions footprint
A relatively recent interest in hemp as a building ... Read more
Hemp, a multi-purpose crop that delivers fibres, shivs, seeds, and pharmaceuticals is currently used in insulation materials and bio-composites for a more sustainable construction industry. Russ ... Read more
Adopting biobased materials in home building can slash construction costs, but is Europe ready to put aside its fears about GM products?
One of the main contributors of CO2 emissions are the ... Read more
Genetic investigations are the latest tool for busting unsafe microorganisms and improving air quality in buildings
Usually associated with humid and sordid slums, mould is a frequent finding ... Read more
“Besides the contaminants we find outside, we also have indoor contaminants. There are pollutants typical of homes such as dust, spores, moulds, and those produced by human activities like ... Read more