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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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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 Schenectady in Action

YouthBuild Schenectady in action working hard to get thing done. Check out our photos of work at 843 Emmett Street.

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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 On-Site

YouthBuild Schenectady trainees are very excited about this opportunity to construct the first of three affordable homes. Check out our photos below.

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Presenting the Green Wave

In the final class of “Green Wave”, a curriculum developed by the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, YouthBuild Schenectady students each presented an energy efficient home that was two floors, 1300 square feet, on four acres of land, with a budget … Continue reading

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