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Publikācija: Enhancement of Lime-Hemp Concrete Properties Using Different Manufacturing Technologies

Publication Type Full-text conference paper published in other conference proceedings
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Publication language English (en)
Title in original language Enhancement of Lime-Hemp Concrete Properties Using Different Manufacturing Technologies
Field of research 2. Engineering and technology
Sub-field of research 2.1. Construction and transportation engineering
Authors Māris Šinka
Liga Radina
Genādijs Šahmenko
Aleksandrs Korjakins
Diāna Bajāre
Keywords Lime-hemp concrete, LHC, hemp blocks, reaction to fire, thermal conductivity
Abstract The EU directive 2010/31/EU – created to address challenges of global warming and energy dependence – sets goals to reduce CO2 emission levels by 20% till 2020. As primary energy for households and construction industry is one of the largest manufacturers of CO2, a building material that can positively impact both these industries is topical and as such is tested in this paper. A lime-hemp concrete (LHC) is a material with negative CO2 balance, but is widely used only in low-story wood frame buildings and made on site. To achieve the goals set in EU directive a more industrialized product, that can also be used in insulation of existing buildings is needed, so methods of LHC slab and block manufacture are tested in this paper.
Reference Šinka, M., Radina, L., Šahmenko, G., Korjakins, A., Bajāre, D. Enhancement of Lime-Hemp Concrete Properties Using Different Manufacturing Technologies. In: Proceedings of First International Conference on Bio-based Building Materials, France, Clermont-Ferrand, 22-24 June, 2015. Clermont-Ferrand: RILEM Publications, 2015, pp.1-8.
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