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Scientist in the Classroom: Worcester YouthBuild students learn about thermal imaging

This summer, David Gebb, Senior Research Engineer at Saint-Gobain’s Research and Development Center in Northboro, visited students at the Worcester YouthBuild to demonstrate and discuss thermal imaging and the functions of infrared cameras. David talked about how the technology works … Continue reading

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Frazer Street Insulation Training

   At Project Rebuild, a CertainTeed Insulation employee, Ed,  traveled all the way from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Canton, Ohio to demonstrate how to install insulation at the  Frazer Street house to Project Rebuild students.  This took place on Tuesday, July 11th and … Continue reading

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YouthBuild Worcester continues to welcome Scientists in the Classroom

Recently, YouthBuild Worcester students participated in three Scientists in the Classroom sessions led by engineers from the Saint-Gobain Research & Development Center in Northboro. Mithun Kamath, Senior Research Engineer, focused his presentation on life goals and pursuing one’s dream. Raised … Continue reading

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Project REBUILD: Frazier Street

Written by: Raina Wilson On April 18th, 2017, our team at Project REBUILD Inc. was working on site at the Frazier Street project. Our main goal was to get the roof up and covered by end of day. The main reason … Continue reading

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YouthBuild Worcester students tour Saint-Gobain Abrasives and Northboro Research & Development Center

On Thursday, April 20, students from YouthBuild Worcester toured Saint-Gobain Abrasives and the Northboro Research & Development Center to learn more about manufacturing and innovation at the Saint-Gobain family of companies. Through its partnership with Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s … Continue reading

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YouthBuild Worcester students experience the thrill of luge

YouthBuild Worcester students recently learned about the sport of luge with 1998 Nagano Winter Games Double Luge Silver Medalist Gordy Sheer, and then experienced the thrill of luge first-hand at the Norton Luge Challenge, held at Wachusett Mountain in Princeton, … Continue reading

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YouthBuild San Joaquin students complete CertainTeed Insulation training

Students at YouthBuild San Joaquin in California recently completed the CertainTeed Insulation Training Program (ITP) taught by leading experts in the field courtesy of the CertainTeed’s Insulation team. Participating in CertainTeed’s unique ITP program allowed students to add another important … Continue reading

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