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Study shows that hemp concrete reduces energy consumption in homes

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Par Batinfo source: Cerema
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As part of a study conducted with the financial support of the Ministry of Ecological Transition and in connection with Construire en Chanvre Île-de-France, Gatichanvre and BioBuild Concept, Cerema has shown that the coupled transfers of heat and humidity in hemp concrete walls can reduce the heating requirement by up to 70% in the case of a building with high thermal performance.