The First completed hemp building in Ireland, Clones, County Monaghan
|Owner:||Marcus McCabe, environmentalist and proprietor of Ecoflow Reedbeds|
|Builder/Construction Manager, jointly:||The Oldbuilders Company and Eco Habitats|
|Ecological Consultant:||Professor Tom Woolley, of Queens University Belfast|
|Designer:||Henry O'D Thompson of The Oldbuilders Company|
|Lime mortar Consultant:||Ed Byrne, The Traditional Lime Company|
This small hemp building is built similar to a standard timber frame house with a mix of hemp shiv and hydraulic lime structured around the timber. Finish is with a Lime rendering inside and out. Such building methods have the ability to be CO2 negative for the construction and result in a healthy breathable energy saving home. This 42 sq meter building is to be used as office space. For further information please contact Eco Habitats on 07842276.