Life’s great inside our new ‘hemp house’

Life-changing: the new home in West Drayton

Life-changing: the new home in West Drayton

 

HILLINGDON pensioner is living with his family in a new environmentally-friendly ‘hemp home’ for people with disabilities.

The house in Mulberry Crescent, West Drayton, was built with Hemcrete, a blend of a lime-based binding and hemp that absorbs CO2 during the manufacturing process.

It has water-heating solar panels, extensive insulation and emits 100% less CO2 than a standard building.

Father-of-four Sharif Omar, 37, who lives in the house with his 79-year-old disabled father, said: “It has changed my life – my whole family is very happy here.

 

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