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Greenbuild Tour – Innovative (Re)use of Building Materials

11.16.18 |

This tour covers three examples of innovative use and reuse of building materials. It features the Rebuilding Exchange, a retail warehouse for recycled building materials. Also included are the offices of DIRTT Environmental Solutions and the Natural Resources Defense Council, certified under the Living Building Challenge and LEED Platinum for Commercial Interiors. Materials to be highlighted are reclaimed wood and…More

7 Steps to Design A Municipal Deconstruction Pilot Project

06.12.18 | Announcements

By Megan Walton An alternative to demolition, deconstruction is the process of dismantling homes or other structures in a way that enables materials to be salvaged and reused. Deconstruction practices reduce construction and demolition waste, reduce air pollution created by demolition, reduce carbon dioxide emissions, abate the need for new landfills and incinerators, preserve resources, save energy by decreasing the…More