Hempcrete Contractor Training Clinic @The Becket Mansion

Hempcrete Contractor Training Clinic @The Becket Mansion

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The Becket Mansion

2218 South Harvard Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90018

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Learn how to plan a Hempcrete build, formulate Hempcrete mixes, and install Hempcrete using the Cast In Place method.

About this event

Join world renown Hempcrete pioneer Sergiy Kovalenkov as he joins us all the way from Keiv, Ukraine to instruct in Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument #117, aka The Beckett Mansion.

The once magnificent two-story Colonial Revival located at 2218 S. Harvard Boulevard in the West Adams-Sugar Hill District was built in 1910. Designed by architect John C. Austin — who also designed the Los Angeles City Hall, the Shrine Auditorium, and Griffith Observatory. The Becket Mansion sits on over half an acre with an asymmetrical façade and a decorative entrance flanked by sizable pilasters, giving it undeniable street presence. Inside opens to a voluminous interior still holding on to many of its turn of the century, architectural details. For the Hempcrete Clinic we removed most of the wainscoting that decorated the walls and dentil crown moldings from the ceilings to make for a clear work space for installation. This comprehensive training clinic will show you how to properly plan, and retrofit any space for Hempcrete insulation.

Pass It Forward Hempcrete Training Clinics Include:

Cast In Place, Precast Hemp Block, & Hempcrete Spray Applications.

You will get hands on experience, learn site management techniques, cost saving tips, up to date developments in the industry, supply chain access, and continuing support for your Hempcrete Build or Contacting services.

Weekend Hempcrete Clinic Itinerary, October 15-16 2022

Day 1/Oct 15/22

8:00 - 8:30 - Arrival

8:30 - 10:00 - Meet and greet & an intro to Hemp and Hempcrete (interactive presentation w/snacks & coffee/ tea provided)

10:00 - 11: 15 - Hempcrete 101 The Basics (Presentation)

Principles, Materials, Safety, Foundations, Framing, Shuttering, Electrical/ Plumbing, HVAC, Envelope Overview

11:15 - 11:45 - Getting familiar with equipment and work site management (Demonstration)

11:45 - 12:15 - Prepairing Shuttering for Cast In Place

12:15 - 1:15 - Catered lunch & networking

1:15 - 2:00 - Mixing Hempcrete

2:00 - 2:30 - Preparing and pouring Hempcrete mix.

2:30 - 4:15 Cast In Place Hempcrete Install

4:15 - 5:00 - Clean up, review, Q&A

Day 2/Oct 16/22

8:00 - 8:30 - Arrival

8:30 - 9:30 - Practical application. Successes & Learning Curves, (Presentation)

9:30 - 9:45 - Revealing a hempcrete wall.

9:45 - 10:15 - Break (snacks, coffee/ tea provided)

10:15 - 12:00 - Cast In Place Hempcrete Install

12:00 - 1:00 - Catered lunch & networking

1:00 - 4:00 - Cast In Place Hempcrete Install

4:00 - 5:00 Cleanup & Review


Site Amenities:

The Hempcrete Clinic will be held in the beautiful Historic Adams - Sugar Hill District of Los Angeles, California.

- You will receive up to date industry practices.

- Catered Snacks & Lunch

- Hands On Experience

- Discounts To Local Lodging

What To Bring:

- Work clothes that cover arms and legs fully (no rips/ tears)

- Weather resistant work boots/ shoes

* PPE will be available on site if necessary

If you are planning a Hempcrete Retrofit,Hempcrete in a New Build, or are looking at opportunities in the emerging global Hempcrete Industry, the Pass It Forward Hempcrete Clinic for you! You will learn from one of the original pioneers of the industry globally, the designer builder of Hempcrete homes all over the world, and the developer of the 5th Element Hempcrete Binder.

*This is a prerequisite clinic for professionals interested in being a Certified Hempcrete Installer, Divita™ Hemp Block Authorized Dealer, or an Affiliated Producer. At the end of this Hempcrete Clinic you will be ready to start your own Cast In Place Hempcrete project and have a basic understanding of Hempcrete Construction and Installation practices.

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