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Hemp-Lime Appendix Published in 2024 US Residential Housing Codes

Hemp-Lime Appendix Published in 2024 US Residential Housing Codes

After years of efforts from USHBA volunteers and consultants, the governing body for national building codes in the United States released a residential building code that included hemp-lime (hempcrete) for the first time. The International Code Council's update of...

2 New Board Members Elected

2 New Board Members Elected

Members of the US Hemp Building Association voted this week to elect two new board members, bringing the total number to nine. Ingrid Fay of Chicago and Cody Ley of Jones, MI were the top vote-getters in a 9-candidate race. Fay serves as the operations manager of...

Candidates Announced for Special Board Elections 2/23-2/29

Candidates Announced for Special Board Elections 2/23-2/29

The US Hemp Building Association announced the names of nine candidates running in the upcoming online election for two at-large members of the board of directors. Candidates submitted bios, statements and short online videos on the USHBA Elections Page.. Online...

Call For Candidates Special Board Elections, Deadline Feb. 15, 2024

Call For Candidates Special Board Elections, Deadline Feb. 15, 2024

The USHBA Board is announcing a call for candidates for a special board election for two new at-large members of the USHBA Board of Directors. The goal of expanding the board to nine members is to stagger board terms to "enhance institutional memory and ensure a...

USHBA Announces Building Code and Standard Developments

USHBA Announces Building Code and Standard Developments

The US Hemp Building Association, trade association for the hemp building industry, announced upcoming developments for 2024, including hemp-lime (“hempcrete”) listed in US building codes, removing barriers for commercial architects and designers and helping hemp processors attain a “building grade” hemp spec.