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It’s All About the Green!

YouthBuild Philly and CertainTeed insulation came together with the same goal – to make the 2006 & 2008 W. Wingohocking Street properties the two most sustainable and energy efficient homes they can be. To make this goal a reality, CertainTeed insulation … Continue reading

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YouthBuild Philly Update: Wingohocking Street is Near Completion!

YouthBuild Philly here, reporting live from the 215!   We’re excited to share  that the 2006 and 2008 W. Wingohocking street project  is wrapping up! We are getting closer and closer to completion and that LEED platinum status! Here’s what we’ve been up to…. The plumbing … Continue reading

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St. Louis YouthBuild: The Next Generation

For the first time, Saint-Gobain and CertainTeed had the opportunity to partner with St. Louis and Columbia YouthBuild on an insulation and career development training program. Representatives from Saint-Gobain, CertainTeed and Goley Insulation, Inc. provided a hands-on insulation training for … Continue reading

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Raising the Roof, Literally!

A message from Project Rebuild: Hi everyone! We are Project Rebuild. Saint-Gobain’s newest YouthBuild affiliate based in Canton, OH. We couldn’t be more excited to partner with Saint-Gobain and its family of companies. We are hoping to make our first … Continue reading

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Saint-Gobain Announces Partnership Extension with YouthBuild U.S.A & Expansion to South Africa

Saint-Gobain and YouthBuild’s partnership has been extended AND expanded internationally, and we couldn’t be more excited! Saint-Gobain has expanded its partnership with YouthBuild USA, to South Africa and current national partnership through 2017. To make this announcement, Saint-Gobain hosted a … Continue reading

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Design meeting for new YouthBuild project in Schenectady

Saint-Gobain employees and YouthBuild Schenectady staff and students met with project partners recently for a design charrette to launch the start of YouthBuild’s new green building project in Schenectady, New York.   A charrette is an intensive planning session where … Continue reading

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2015 WORCESTER YOUTHBUILD: Spring Highlights

  DESIGN CHARRETTE – 1-3 KILBY STREET PROJECT On April 14th, Worcester YouthBuild students Akiana Molina, Joel Padilla, Greyscha Vachier, Rosemarie Ramos, Savannah Polinski, and Cyrille Tekam-Tiako participated in a Design Charrette along with representatives from Saint-Gobain, CertainTeed, YouthBuild USA, … Continue reading

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