Scott’s “swanky-cool” seminar runs 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Gaston County Habitat for Humanity ReStore at 1840 E. Franklin Blvd. in Gastonia. Tickets are $25 and included a catered lunch, interactive shopping time with Scott and ReStore coupons.
“I think of this as mid-century 101,” she says. “ People are always saying, ‘I’d love to go shopping with you’ or ‘I want to see how you work.’ This is a fun way to teach people how to do it themselves. I feel like I do this kind of thing with people everywhere I go when I talk about the things I find. I’m excited to share.”
Sustainable Building Deconstruction and Materials
Tuesday, March 19 2013, 8:00 AM – Wednesday, March 20 2013 to 5:00 PMFee$295.00Summary
This two-day training will help you build the business case for deconstruction and reuse and will provide an overview of important elements to consider.
CCB: 14 elective hours
AIA: 14 learning units
OR Real Estate Agency:
14 elective hours
*To be eligible for funding assistance, applicants must be residents of Oregon.
In the Pacific Northwest, construction waste accounts for about a quarter of waste stream volume. Approximately 85 percent of a building’s major components that typically end up in landfills during demolition can be diverted for reuse; and the overall cost of deconstruction is often comparable to, if not lower than standard demolition costs, after tax benefits are factored in. This two-day training will help you build the business case for deconstruction and reuse and will provide an overview of important elements to consider, including: hazard identification, safety, planning & logistics, and deconstruction and reuse best practices.
Training materials include a tool kit with documentation to help plan and manage the deconstruction process. Participants in Portland will receive a tour of The ReBuilding Center and participants in Salem will tour Habitat ReStore. All students will have the opportunity to observe the deconstruction process during a field visit.