September 22, 2010
Here's a great newly released publication for the material reuse industry. With a real need to showcase the success stories seen in the increasing number of projects incorporating reclaimed materials as well as discuss the process, this Primer is a must read.
Funded by the US Green Building Council, this free publication shares the stories of fifteen innovative projects, from across the United States and Canada, which have successfully incorporated reused materials.The 15 diverse projects in the Design for Reuse Primer demonstrate new models of “building green.” Material reuse is always integral to a sustainable vision of how to tread lightly on the earth, be economically pragmatic, and nurture a community. From a school for children with learning differences to a center for holistic living, these case studies are intended to provide insights about the material reuse process in a wide variety of context. By discussing the challenges and demonstrating the benefits of reclaimed materials, they hope to demystify and inspire reuse.
The Design for Reuse Primer
publication and website are the latest resources of Public Architecture's
ongoing efforts to demystify and promote building material reuse.Download
Public Architecture’s newly released publication, the Design for Reuse Primer
There are many great projects that are reviewed in the Primer. PlanetReuse enjoyed working on two of the fifteen projects: - Omega Center Center for Sustainable Living- Operation Comeback 5200 Dauphine Street
Both projects had amazing owners and design teams that really pushed the boundaries in incorporating reclaimed materials.
to download the primer and learn more.
August 23, 2010
Looking for options on your project where you can save money and divert materials from landfills? There are some great reclaimed, excess new and FSC options from great sources throughout North America in our latest PlanetReuse flyer. The latest summary contains some innovative materials and a lot of great deals. Here are just a couple:Granite Pavers/Brick made from excess/discarded granite scrap
- Perfect for commercial and residential installations, these brick cut from scrap granite countertop material are perfect for walkways, countertops, backsplashes, flooring, sidewalks, etc. Sustainable and durable solutions with great color selection, thickness options, and variety of finishesExcess New CFL Lightolier Fixtures -
50% less than the price of new. Canceled project with single and dual-lamp fixtures still in original boxes available immediately. There are 350 of each type - excellent opportunity to save money!
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December 04, 2008
Thanks to all who attended the live webinar event. We had a great turnout and more people attended then we anticipated!
We have created the NEXT webinar and lifted the number of maximum attendees so that everyone can attend. Guess we didn't realize the interest out there, how exciting!
Here's the info for the next webinar, and thanks for joining the REmovement
Join us for a Webinar on December 17
Welcome to the REmovement! PlanetReuse will be presenting an online webinar for it's users to describe PlanetReuse's new functions, tools and how it alll works.
Title: PlanetReuse Webinar
Date: Wednesday, December 17, 2008
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST
After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.
System RequirementsPC-based attendeesRequired: Windows® 2000, XP Home, XP Pro, 2003 Server, Vista
Macintosh®-based attendeesRequired: Mac OS® X 10.4 (Tiger®) or newer