Rapidly Renewable Materials News

Hempcrete offers a viable, rapidly renewable building solution.
June 19, 2014
The wonder-fiber of ‘90’s dorm rooms is again gaining traction in the marketplace, but this time it’s for far more healthier and environmentally focused reasons.
Rapidly renewable materials have changed in LEED v4. Cotton batt insulation is popular in LEED 2009.
April 2, 2014
In LEED v4, the definition of rapidly renewable materials has changed. Here’s a straightforward description of what you need to know.
Bamboo takes seven years to mature and releases 35% more oxygen than other trees its size.
December 3, 2013
Not all rapidly renewable materials, or materials with a harvest cycle of 10 years or less, actually have a reduced environmental impact.  These three choices have known environmental benefits and have advantages over their conventional counterparts.

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