Tag Archives: Schenectady

Down with Vale and Up with Prospect

Hi everyone! Here is a major update from YouthBuild Schenectady! It is with much enthusiasm that we announce YouthBuild Schenectady and SEAT will no longer be moving forward in rehabbing the 706 Vale Place, Schenectady, NY property. Now before you … Continue reading

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Saint Gobain and YouthBuild Schenectady to Rehab 706. Vale Place.

Schenectady is a city riddled with old and vacant homes that are left abandoned for years with little hope to be restored. Thanks to the SEAT Center, their program YouthBuild Schenectady, the City of Schenectady and Saint Gobain, they are … Continue reading

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Design meeting for new YouthBuild project in Schenectady

Saint-Gobain employees and YouthBuild Schenectady staff and students met with project partners recently for a design charrette to launch the start of YouthBuild’s new green building project in Schenectady, New York.   A charrette is an intensive planning session where … Continue reading

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Saint-Gobain and YouthBuild Schenectady Complete First LEED Gold Home Renovation [Video]

Hey everyone! Check out the short video below for a look at the ribbon cutting celebration that took place on Emmett Street in Schenectady, NY. Saint-Gobain in partnership with YouthBuild Schenectady completed it’s first LEED Gold renovation project. Also, there … Continue reading

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Emmett Street Ribbon Cutting was TURNT!

Yoooo… June 2nd’s Emmett Street Ribbon Cutting event was TOOOO LIVVVVVEEE!!! I don’t think there was ever a time during this partnership where we’ve felt so empowered! Between the guests speakers, attendence from members of our respective communities and our friends … Continue reading

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An Update on Saint-Gobain’s Partnership with YouthBuild

Here’s an update on Saint-Gobain and its partnership with YouthBuild!  Saint-Gobain has been busy working with students by volunteering, helping celebrate our partnership at YouthBuild’s 35th anniversary celebration and educating students on building to LEED standards. Check out the video for a … Continue reading

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Update and Volunteer Fun on Emmett Street

Saint-Gobain employees from the company’s Performance Plastics division in Hoosick Falls, NY worked side-by-side with YouthBuild students in Schenectady, NY, as volunteers to install  sister company, CertainTeed’s, drywall product. Members of the Northeast Parent and Child Society also came out to work with students … Continue reading

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