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YouthBuild Philly Students Conduct Pre-Demo Inspection of Possible New Partnership Home

A team of YouthBuild Philadelphia students, along with representatives of Saint-Gobain, had the opportunity to experience the excitement of checking out a possible rehab project for the FIRST time! YouthBuild Philadelphia’s green team, led by instructor George Jenkins, braved a … Continue reading

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Saint-Gobain and YouthBuild Philadelphia Announce Completion of Non-Profit’s First LEED® Platinum Home Renovation

Very proud to announce the completion of the Greene Street gut rehab project celebrated yesterday at a green street fair and ribbon cutting!  Here are some images from the event as well as the complete press release… FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE … Continue reading

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YouthBuild Philadelphia in Philadelphia Inquirer

Check out this great article in the Philadelphia Inquirer about the YouthBuild Philadelphia project featuring the hybrid insulation approach from CertainTeed: http://articles.philly.com/2012-04-06/business/31300484_1_third-floor-insulation-energy-efficient-house Go, Philly, go!!!  

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A team from the Saint-Gobain family of companies hosts green education session for YouthBuild Akron

Check out this video update on our partnership with YouthBuild YouthBuild Akron by clicking on the photo(right) or on this link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQiRldyyyZs .   Recently a team of experts from Saint-Gobain’s family of companies met with students at YouthBuild Akron to provide … Continue reading

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YouthBuild Akron, Ohio Goes for LEED

Lucas Hamilton, Manager, Building Science Applications for CertainTeed Corporation, was part of a team from the Saint-Gobain family of companies that visited with YouthBuild Akron to provide an educational session on building green. Lucas has since wrote an inspiring blog post about his experience which … Continue reading

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YouthBuild Philly Update Video

Check out this video update of the progress of the YouthBuild Philadelphia green rehab project on Greene Street, where the Saint-Gobain, CertainTeed and YouthBuild partnership is working to transform a home that had been vacant for 20 years into a … Continue reading

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WORCESTER YOUTHBUILD PARTNERSHIP KICKOFF

Despite the recent setback of a four-alarm fire, Worcester YouthBuild (operated by Training Resources of America, Inc.), in partnership with Saint-Gobain and CertainTeed, is moving forward with its green home renovation project in a ceremonial kick-off celebration today in Worcester, … Continue reading

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