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The Solution and near Future: Hemp Batteries

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...

USHBF Workforce Development Program

USHBF Workforce Development Program

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...

USHBF Fundraising for Codes Submission

USHBF Fundraising for Codes Submission

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...

Membership Diversity

To our Members and Friends of the US Hemp Building Association: When the original founders created the USHBA, we had a list of goals, many of which were tangible targets like education, certifications and creating infrastructure. But there was one goal that was...

What’s in a Name?

by Alex Sparrow and Jennifer Martin As natural builders, a large part of our approach to construction is to design and construct buildings with as low a carbon footprint as possible. In order to be successful at this, it’s essential to keep our material sourcing...

A Letter from USHBA President, Bob Escher

To our Members and Friends of the US Hemp Building Association, We are just beginning to understand the impact that COVID-19 will have on our lives. The USHBA is a family and it is with sincerity that we say our hearts go out to those of you who may have lost...