James Savage, a Wall Street analyst, was disturbed when he saw the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina. The feeling continued when after the water subsided, the homes that survived were uninhabitable because they had been overtaken with mold. “There has to be something better we can do than this,” he recalls thinking. The solution he discovered was hempcrete, a mold-resistant cement-like building material made from cannabis.Read More›
REAL ESTATE HOME CONSTRUCTION
The New Green Building Trend is Bricks of Cannabis. Really.
Brad Tuttle @bradrtuttle July 8, 2015
Hemp, which can be mixed with lime and water to make “hempcrete” blocks, has been used for decades as a building material in Europe.
Builders are using cannabis “not in joints but between joists.”