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YouthBuild Schenectady On the Job

YouthBuild Schenectady’s students have studied NCCER and air sealing and insulation in the classroom in their ongoing training to learn sustainable construction while developing other translatable skills.     More recently, they installed tubing for radiant heating throughout the home. … Continue reading

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Breaking Ground on Wingohocking St.!

Yesterday we celebrated the launch of our partnership’s second renovation in Philadelphia with a groundbreaking ceremony, block party, and volunteer event! The next Building Our Future Together project in Philadelphia is on Wingohocking Street in the Nicetown section of North … Continue reading

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843 Emmett Street Has Siding

YouthBuild Schenectady has installed siding on two sides of the house. It looks great! Check out our photos below. Keep checking for more updates because we’re on a roll!  

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YouthBuild Akron – Garfield House Update

Update for 887 Garfield House We are putting the finishing touches on the house at 887 Garfield Street Akron, Ohio. Since we last blogged a lot has taken place. Ground floor windows have been installed. We have painted the interior … Continue reading

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Saint Gobain Joins YouthBuild Schenectady on Emmett Street

YouthBuild Schenectady welcomed volunteers from Saint-Gobain Abrasives yesterday to continue restoring 843 Emmett Street. The new house wrap and siding look great, and we can’t wait to see what they get accomplished the rest of the week! But don’t take our word for … Continue reading

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YouthBuild Philly Visits Saint-Gobain’s Offices

Last week, students in the Green Building track of YouthBuild Philly’s Building Trades program visited Saint-Gobain’s North America HQ, which are just outside of Philadelphia in Valley Forge, PA.  The “Green Team” suited up in professional wear for the occasion. … Continue reading

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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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