Build With Hemp
The purpose of the USHBA is to support and advocate for hemp building professionals, projects and materials in the United States. To facilitate the establishment, stabilization, and growth of a thriving American hemp building Industry.
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USHBA members represent the passion and energy behind this emerging industry. Committees focus on specific topics in the mission of the organization. Monthly meetings are held to discuss the efforts and progress of groups focusing on Codes & Certifications, Education, Supply Chain, Diversity & Inclusion, and Materials.
Regional teams have been established to coordinate local USHBA activities including representation at events and workshops. Join the revolution, become part of a better future.
US Hemp Building Foundation
Take part in regional and national conversations on the developing hemp building industry. Become a leader. Find your destiny.
In the Certifications committee, the focus is on leading the way in acceptance into codes and determining how to calculate the carbon footprint of hemp building products.
Educating the Public
Education is key to the progress of our industry. The Education committee is working hard to provide reliable information that can be disseminated far and wide.
Creating an Inclusive Industry
Creating an inclusive environment and trying to make diversity a priority are key goals of the USHBA. The Diversity & Inclusion committee was setup to help guid the organization as it grows.
With the constant advancement of technology there is an equally constant demand for energy within an ever changing world. Currently there are 1.2 billion vehicles on the road, with that figure looking to jump to 2 billion by 2035. As the need to reduce carbon...
Workforce Development The USHBF understands that for this industry to grow we need to strengthen and grow the supply chain. This not only applies to the needed materials, but extends into the professionals who know how to properly build with hemp. The USHBF Workforce...
The USHBF is currently pushing for funding for our efforts to get acceptance of hempcrete in the building codes around the country. The current plan has three main areas that need attention and funding. We are determining the test methods to measure hemp hurd. This...