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JBF at Greenbuild 2018

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The 2018 floor plan for the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo. The booth marked red is where Just Biofiber will be at.

JBF’s Terry Radford will be exhibiting at the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo from November 14-16 in Chicago. Stop by booth #1335 with Alberta Economic Development and Trade. We’ll post more pictures at the event but here’s a snapshot of our booth.
To learn more about the conference, or to get an exhibitors map to find us, check out the link:

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Just BioFiber Blocks in the News

Just BioFiber has been featured this week on Global News and Kelowna Now for its latest innovative off-the-grid building project. The blocks will be used to construct the EcoLock storage facility in downtown Kelowna. Along with using JBF’s environmentally friendly blocks that sequester carbon, the project has incorporated other sustainable properties into the design including solar panels and a rain water collection system. Global News cites the JBF blocks as the most innovative of all.

“If we want to have a meaningful impact on climate change, large-scale commercial development needs to be more sustainable,” remarked Don Redden, CEO of Ulmus Development, the developer for the Kelowna storage project.

This is certainly the vision of JBF founders Mac and Terry Radford and Michael de Champlain, a message that they want to spread.

“Sustainability is a key benefit of our blocks that are very competitive with other building products and allow for better insulated buildings and more cost-effective material. Our two hour fire rated, sound absorbent blocks are ideal for industrial or residential applications” added Terry Radford.

Keeping costs down will allow EcoLock to stay competitive in pricing with other storage options in the area while also making positive contributions to the environment and reducing climate change.

The 112,000 square foot building is slated for completion by the summer of 2019.

 


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Alberta Sustainable Building Symposium Oct 11-12 Calgary MRU

Just BioFiber will be attending as a panel member with the 21st annual Alberta Sustainable Building Symposium

Inspiring Innovation  October 11-12, 2018 Calgary, Alberta

The Alberta Chapter of CaGBC® looks forward to celebrating the 21st anniversary of its annual ASBS, honouring the legacy that has come with two decades of sustainable green building in Alberta. ASBS 201 will unveil a new event brand and strategic marketing plan with a distinct focus on diversifying event and increasing awareness of sustainable green building practices throughout Alberta.

The Alberta Sustainable Building Symposium (ASBS) attracts building owners, operators, architects, engineers, planners, builders, green product suppliers, and planning and building policy makers. It is a two-day event with an opportunity for delegates to celebrate local success, network with clients, and gain insight into future trends.


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CNBC Building your dream home could send you to the hemp dealer

CNBC article about building with Hemp in the USA

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/20/building-your-dream-home-could-send-you-to-the-hemp-dealer.html

there is also a very good Video explaining the use of hemp in buildings

https://www.cnbc.com/video/2018/04/12/hemp-is-a-miracle-material-for-homebuilding-but-its-barely-legal-in-the-us.html

 


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Building Lasting Change with World Green Building Council June 5-7

Just BioFiber will be exhibiting Booth #205 at the 2018 Canada Green Building Council and World Green Building Council hosting the Building Lasting Change 2018 conference. Driving Global Action toward a Low Carbon Economy June 5-7 Toronto Canada


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Dazed and … Constructed?

How Hemp Could Alter Material Selections in Architecture

For architects and clients seeking a structural material, Calgary, Canada–based JustBioFiber offers a hemp-based modular block for load-bearing wall construction. The Super SSR Block exhibits a compressive strength of more than 5,800 psi, which compares favorably to the range of 1740 psi to 3045 psi typical for CMUs. Additionally, the product is an excellent insulator and is highly fire-resistant with over a one-hour rating. Super SSR Block also has high thermal mass, can regulate temperature and humidity, is breathable, and resists mold and pests.

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GLOBE 2018

Just BioFiber will be exhibiting in the Alberta pavilion at the Globe Forum 2018 Meet with Michael and Harv

From March 14-16, 2018, 2,000 business and government leaders from over 50 countries will come together to network and advance global business and sustainability agendas. A mix of armchair dialogues, roundtables, salon-style gatherings, lively debates, SPARK talks and opportunities for active participation will make GLOBE Forum a very exciting place to be.

GLOBE Forum will take place at the Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver


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New York Times

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There’s No Place Like Home, Especially if It’s Made of Hemp

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/29/science/hemp-homes-cannabis.html


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Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance Conference November 14, 2017 Ottawa, Canada

The Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance (CHTA)

The CHTA is a national organization that promotes Canadian hemp and hemp products globally. Established in 2003 the Alliance represents those involved in Canada’s hemp industry. Members include; farmers, processors, manufacturers, researchers, entrepreneurs and marketers.

The key functions of the Alliance are to disseminate information, promote the use of nutritional and industrial hemp and coordinate research.

Just Biofiber will be presenting the commercial use of hemp as sustainable building materials. at the 15th annual conference in Ottawa, Canada November 14th 2017


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International Hemp Building Symposium October 17, 2017 Montreal, Canada

International Hemp Building Association will be organizing a symposium for sustainable building materials focusing on hemp innovations from around the world in Montreal Canada on October 17, 2017.

Just BioFiber will be presenting our innovation on hemp building materials for commercial use. Bringing hemp to the mainstream construction industry.


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