November 26, 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(Kansas City, Kan., Oct. 30, 2008) - The Planet Reuse Project in Kansas City, Mo., and the Greensburg, Kan., Arts Center, designed by the University of Kansas Studio 804, have been recognized for Lifestyle Building Challenge 2 (LBC2) Awards.
LBC2 is a partnership of EPA, the Building Materials Reuse Association, the American Institute of Architects, Southface, West Coast Green, and StopWaste.Org. The partnership invited professionals and students nationwide to submit designs that support cost-effective disassembly and reuse of building materials.
Project received the top award in the Professional Built category for their Material Reuse Tool. The tool is an on-line resource that provides homeowners, architects, deconstruction professionals and local municipalities with an industry solution to find, sustainably deconstruct and reclaim building materials. Planet Reuse has supported the reuse of more than 20,100 tons of building materials to reduce more than 2,000 tons of greenhouse gas emissions. The concept removes common barriers associated with material reuse.Read more...
November 13, 2008
Join our CEO Brad Hardin, LEED AP and AIA Associate, on December 2nd from 12AM to 1PM Central Time at GoToMeeting and learn more about PlanetReuse's focus. We'll give an exclusive tour of the site, explain how our online tool can help connect you to source and find reclaimed material for commercial and residential green building and our place in the industry today.Web Link: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/join/270179945Conference Phone Number:
914-339-0016Access Code/Meeting ID:
Email Brad at bhardin @ planetreuse.com if you have any questions you'd like to pose for the demo.Brad is a LEED accredited architect and has worked for over 8 years on environmentally responsible projects in the US and abroad. Brad brings his industry experience and his passion for design, technology, environmentally conscious living and big ideas to the table at PlanetReuse. His main focus is on commercial and residential solutions to the design and construction reuse community as well as overseeing the company, and his new baby girl.