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Hemp and Emergency Shelters

Currently in the United States, there are a quarter million people living shelter less. With these numbers expected to rise due to the increased frequency in climate related catastrophes that continue to displace thousands of Americans annually, a solution to this...

Carbon Footprint Assessment

The human race is facing one of the greatest dangers that life on our planet has encountered, climate change. Unlike many of the dangers that people may encounter, climate change is almost entirely brought on by industry and a reliance on the use of materials and...

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...