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lime samples

  • hemp hurd/chipsHemp hurds are mixed with a combination of lime products to produce a light weight, insulating, breathing material.
  • The mixture of lime to hurds varies with the type of construction application and prevailing climatic conditions.


  • This hempcrete is cast around a timber framework.
  • This is achieved by tamping down between shuttering, or it can be sprayed against a formwork (permanent or temporary).
  • Internally a variety of finishes are possible. In this example the framework has been left exposed and the hempcrete finished with a natural paint.

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lime render

  • Externally the hempcrete is finished with a lime render which can be painted with breathable natural paints.