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Even with surging interest in green building and sustainability, new construction and renovation projects in Rome 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

Lowe's
(315) 709-3000
1230 Erie Blvd. West
Rome, NY
McQUADE & BANNIGAN INC
(315) 724-7119
1300 STARK STREET UTICA, NY, 13502
Utica, NY
K & S Lumber Co., Inc.
315-245-0255
McConnellsville Road
Camden, NY
Doyle Hardware Co Inc
315-723-7398
100 First St
Utica, NY
Kmart 4362 / Cross Merch
(315) 736-0876
4645 Commercial Dr
New Hartford, NY
Lowe's
(315) 351-4241
4699 Middle Settlement Road
New Hartford, NY
Lowe's of New Hartford
315-351-4242
4699 Middle Settlement Road New Hartford, NY, 13413
New Hartford, NY
Ace Hardware of Rome
(315) 336-7800
115 Black River Blvd
Rome, NY
Rome Power & Hardware Inc.
315-336-7378
1217 Erie Blvd West
Rome, NY
The Home Depot
(315)797-5300
545 French Road
New Hartford, NY

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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).

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