Author Archives: Jessica Floersch

CertainTeed takes the insulation training to San Joaquin

CertainTeed has continued to strengthen their ongoing partnership with YouthBuild and extended over to the west coast by initiating an insulation training with YouthBuild San Joaquin. The training took place at the San Joaquin County Office of Education (SJCOE) campus of the … Continue reading

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YouthBuild Philly students learn to install window film on their school windows

Blinding sun glare, intense heat and fatigued students are the everyday challenges Ms. Willa faces as she teaches her language arts class at the YouthBuild Charter school in Philadelphia. Sometimes, she even wears sunglasses in order to see her students … Continue reading

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We Have A New Roof!

After years of neglect our house,  located on 1714 Frazer Ave NW, had a HUGE hole in the roof! Raccoons lived inside and rain flowed from the roof, through the home to the first floor BUT not anymore! Luckily, we had … Continue reading

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“What are you doing for others?”- Dr. King

On Martin Luther King day of service, more than forty Saint-Gobain employee volunteers took the day to work side-by-side with YouthBuild students to install CertainTeed gypsum on the Wingohocking street homes, while another group of employees rolled up their sleeves … Continue reading

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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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