The First completed hemp building in Ireland
Clones, County Monaghan
Owner: Marcus McCabe, environmentalist and
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 www.oldbuilders.com 086 8236451, or Eco Habitats on 07842276.