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Presentation to San Diego Design Institute students by Lorenz Schilling, founder and president of Deconstruction & ReUse Network.

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08 09-11 design power point2

  1. 1. Deconstruction & Building Materials ReUse Network, Inc.<br />An environmental & social benefit corporation<br />Non-profit 501 (c)(3)<br />
  2. 2. Through various Deconstruction & Reuse Solutions, we: <br />Support sustainable development<br />Advance green building practices<br />Build reuse alliances<br />Support complementary non-profits<br />
  3. 3. The Problem:Our landfills are overflowing<br />
  4. 4. Annually, 34 billion tons of construction and demolition (“C&D”) waste ends up in landfills.<br />While we may have seen an increase in household recycling, building materials are rarely reused and too often simply thrown away<br />
  5. 5. Recycling is good, Reuse is better<br />Reuse = Using material repeatedly<br />Recycle = Using material to make new products<br />Reuse…<br />Reduces air & water pollution<br />Reduces consumption of energy & natural resources<br />Saves money <br />Creates a reliable alternative source of goods<br />US Environmental Protection Agency<br />
  6. 6. Deconstructing one 2,500 square foot ranch style home can: <br />Divert 25 tons of demolition waste!<br />Save Embodied Energy spent in production of new material<br />Supply quality, useable material to organizations & people who can benefit <br />Create jobs and new satellite industries<br />
  7. 7. Examples of residential reusable materials<br /><ul><li>Lumber
  8. 8. Doors
  9. 9. Windows
  10. 10. Cabinets
  11. 11. Roofing
  12. 12. Bricks/Pavers
  13. 13. Flooring
  14. 14. Plumbing
  15. 15. Lighting
  16. 16. Appliances</li></li></ul><li>We call upon & bring together<br />Environmental Advocates<br />Civic Leaders<br />Realtors<br />Complementary Non-Profits<br />For-Profit Organizations<br />Contractors<br />Architects<br />Waste Diversion Specialists<br />Property Owners<br />
  17. 17. Planning is the key to savings!<br />
  18. 18. Property Owners Can Achieve…<br />Tax deductions for donated materials<br />Lower overall project costs<br />
  19. 19. Contractors provide…<br /> - greater choice for clients<br /> - possible financial savings<br /> - better environmental & social benefit solutions<br />
  20. 20. Don’t let the first phase of your projectbe the last thing you think about!<br />
  21. 21. Architects & Designers can…<br />Achieve LEED and/or Green Point Ratedproject credits<br />Play a critical role <br />
  22. 22. Civic Leaders andWaste Management Professionals<br /> - Provide environmental leadership<br /> - Reduce C & D waste<br /> - Preserve important resources<br />
  23. 23. For-Profit & Non-profit OrganizationsandEnvironmental Advocates<br />Raise funds from the sale of used material<br />Participate in the global green movement<br />
  24. 24. Strategic Alliances<br />Donations of used building materials benefit:<br />Habitat ReStoreshelp us achieve our mission while using revenue from sale of salvaged materials to build affordable housing.<br />Corazon provides home building and community development resources though vocational training in an effort to build sustainable communities in Mexico. (www.corazon.org)<br />
  25. 25. Residential Deconstruction (Pre-process)<br />First: Gather Information<br />Property owners schedule an onsite review with a DRN representative<br />Get a no-cost estimate of the tax deduction (valuation approximation) from a qualified appraiser<br />Get one or more deconstruction bids for the scope of work<br />Run the Numbers<br />
  26. 26. Residential Deconstruction<br />Next: Prepare and Deconstruct<br />Choose a team<br />DRN inventories the structure’s reusable assets <br />Deconstruction happens<br />Property owners receive an<br /> itemized report and final appraisal <br /> for their tax filing<br />
  27. 27. Residential Deconstruction: Physical Process<br />
  28. 28. During deconstruction…<br />
  29. 29. Bathrooms are dismantled<br />
  30. 30. Flooring is saved<br />
  31. 31. Windows & Doors are saved<br />
  32. 32. energy efficient windows…<br />
  33. 33. decorative windows…<br />
  34. 34. utilitarian windows…<br />
  35. 35. utilitarian doors…<br />
  36. 36. not-so utilitarian doors…<br />
  37. 37. not-so utilitarian stuff…<br />
  38. 38. More stuff…<br />
  39. 39. Fun stuff…<br />
  40. 40.
  41. 41. Materials go to the Habitat ReStore<br />
  42. 42. great stuff for sale at the ReStore<br />
  43. 43. big stuff for sale at the ReStore<br />
  44. 44. Lumber is saved by the ton…<br />
  45. 45.
  46. 46. …shipped to Corazon…<br />
  47. 47. …and given a second life <br />
  48. 48. From that material, simple homes are built, added on to or repaired<br />
  49. 49. Together we promote a more sustainable region<br />
  50. 50. And a more secure future…<br />
  51. 51. Resourcefulness<br />
  52. 52. ResourcefulnessDon’t be a knuckle dragger!<br />
  53. 53. ResourcefulnessLet’s all draw upon…the better creative angels of our nature<br />
  54. 54. In the absence of…<br />
  55. 55. buy new / use newrecycle / dispose<br />
  56. 56. REUSE RESOURCES- thousands of companies - large and small- in many colors and shades<br />
  57. 57. www.reuseconex.org<br />
  58. 58. Reuse ResourcesReuse Alliancewww.reusealliance.orgBuilding Material Reuse Associationa.k.a. “BMRA”www.bmra.org<br />
  59. 59. www.bmra.org/events/conference/<br />
  60. 60. www.bmra.org/events/conference/<br />
  61. 61. ResourcefulnessDon’t be a knuckle dragger!<br />
  62. 62. ??Design for reuseDesign with reuse<br />
  63. 63.
  64. 64.
  65. 65. There’s a…<br />Growing Body of Evidence<br /> - Energy Usage <br /> - Carbon Emissions<br />
  66. 66.
  67. 67.
  68. 68. There’s also a…<br />Growing Body of Resources…<br />
  69. 69. Statistical Resources<br />
  70. 70. Industry Sector Resources<br />
  71. 71. www.bmra.org/events/conference/<br />
  72. 72. Inspirational & Conceptual Resources<br />
  73. 73. www.publicarchitecture.org/reuse/<br />
  74. 74. Local Resources<br />
  75. 75. www.lahardware.com/<br />
  76. 76. www.ogtstore.com/architectural-antiques<br />
  77. 77. On-Line Resources<br />
  78. 78. www.planetreuse.com/<br />
  79. 79. www.reusenetwork.org<br />
  80. 80. Choose Deconstruction!<br />Run the Numbers and Consider the Benefits!<br />Protect the Environment<br />Impact our Community<br />Contact: Deconstruction & ReUse Network<br />Kathy Faller & Lorenz Schilling<br />888-545-8333 x126<br />www.reusenetwork.org<br />

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