Exterior Products Plattsburgh NY

Even with surging interest in green building and sustainability, new construction and renovation projects in Plattsburgh continue to deplete vast quantities of resources. Remodeling, in particular, is a double-edged sword--the new house consumes materials, the demolition of the old structure generates debris.

Local Companies

Milton Ace Hardware
(802) 893-4100
380 Route 7 S, Apollo Diner
Milton, VT
LOWE'S OF PLATTSBURGH, N. Y.
518 561-6517
39 CENTRE DRIVE PLATTSBURGH, NY, 12901
Plattsburgh, NY
Chazy Hardware Incorporated
518-297-2989
44 Lake Street
Rouses Point, NY
Alixs True Value
(518) 561-5981
34 Plattsburgh Plaza
Plattsburgh, NY
Champlain Ctr North
(518) 566-2700
60 Smithfield Blvd
Plattsburgh, NY
Adirondack Hardwoods
(518)293-8424
33 Chazy Lake Road
Saranac, NY
St Albans Ace Hardware
(802) 527-7007
133 N Main St Ste 25, St Albans Post Office
Saint Albans, VT
Champlain Ace Hardware
(518) 298-3355
872 Rte 11, Price Chopper
Champlain, NY
True Value Milton Building Supply
(802) 893-2426
524 Rt 7 S
Milton, VT
Kmart 7044 / Cross Merch
(518) 561-8900
57 Centre Dr
Plattsburgh, NY
Data Provided by:
  

Provided By:

Source: BUILDING PRODUCTS Magazine
Publication date: March 19, 2007

By Nigel F. Maynard

Even with surging interest in green building and sustainability, new construction and renovation projects continue to deplete vast quantities of resources. Remodeling, in particular, is a double-edged sword--the new house consumes materials, the demolition of the old structure generates debris.

You can build efficiently with sustainable products, and many pros do, but reusing building materials salvaged from old structures is yet another way to help Mother Earth. The concept is simple: The tons of usable materials that already exist in commercial and residential applications can be carefully deconstructed, cleaned up, and reused in new buildings.

Recycling in this manner is an old tradition, but the practice has grown as an increasing number of builders and architects consider it the ultimate sustainability strategy. "Using something old is often easier on the environment than buying new," Jennifer Roberts writes in Redux: Designs That Reuse, Recycle, and Reveal (Gibbs Smith, Publisher, 2005).

vanis...

Click here to read full article from Replacement Contractor

Related Articles
- Home Exterior Product Reviews Plattsburgh NY
ShingleVent II-9 has a 9-inch exposure for use with cedar shake or enhanced ridge cap shingles on 3/12 to 12/12 roof pitches, and it features an external wind baffle that deflects wind up and over the ridge, creating low pressure above the vent openings on both sides to pull air evenly out of the attic.
- Home Exterior Ideas Plattsburgh NY
- Eco-Friendly Product Reviews Plattsburgh NY
- Exterior Siding Products Plattsburgh NY
- Green Building Products Plattsburgh NY
- Exterior Products Introduction Plattsburgh NY
- Flashing and Sill Products Plattsburgh NY
- Green and Healthy Products Plattsburgh NY
- Drape Wall and Cloak Wall Plattsburgh NY
- Home Exterior Products Plattsburgh NY