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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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Akron YouthBuild Update

Pam Pierce, Project LEED Rater “887 Garfield is steadily moving towards LEED Certification.  The trainees and instructors are creating a better built home than many builders, way above Ohio Building Code.”   Akron YouthBuild Update on 887 Grafield LEED Project.  … Continue reading

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Akron YouthBuild – Garfield House Update

Garfield House Update Hi, my name is Bob Mack. I am one of the Construction Trainers for Akron Summit Community Action Youthbuild, Akron, Ohio. Here is what we have completed so far on the house: Deconstructed house down to the … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Greene Street Project

My name is Ciera Russum and I’m a member of the Advanced Construction team at YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School. We worked with the Green Building team to complete a full-gut rehab project on Greene Street. In the past year, this … 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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843 Emmett Street is Gutted!

As we approach the beginning of rehabilitation, our students are gearing up for the opportunity to perform the construction for our substantial rehabilitation project at 843 Emmett Street Schenectady, NY. Stay tuned as we will swing the first hammer inside … 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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