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February 26, 201

Please attend an educational seminar
Residential Deconstruction in Houston
Thursday, February 28, 2013
6 - 7:30 p.m.

Green Building Resource Center (GBRC)
City of Houston Public Works and Engineering
Houston Permitting Center
1002 Washington Avenue
Houston 77002

Recycling is improving in the City of Houston. What about old houses? What options do you have to divert construction material from the landfill? What do salvage professionals want from old houses? How can you be part of the solution?

Guest Speakers
Lynn Edmundson, Executive Director, Historic Houston
Carolyn Stevens, ReStore Director, Northwest Harris County Habitat for Humanity
Ernest Maldonado, Principal Architect, Glassman Shoemake Maldonado Architects
Keith Koski, Manager, City of Houston ReUse Warehouse

Ms. Edmundson and Ms. Stevens will discuss what they do, how their organizations handle the deconstruction process and what generaly happens to the deconstructed material. Mr. Maldonado will discuss the deconstruction of a house on the site of a LEED Platinum house he designed, and how the owners benefitted from the ensuning tax credit. Mr. Koski will inform you about the ReUse Warehouse as a destination for reusable construction material.

Please RSVP to Steve Stelzer at or 832.394.9050.

Visit for more details and a map. (There is additional information below the photos.)

Green Building Resource Center

Green Building Resource Center

Your participation is welcome at these educational events as well as your interest and support for green building efforts across Houston.

Green buildings provide greater energy efficiency, saving money for owners and users and the reuse of materials is better for the environment. Ultimately, they foster a happier and healthier workplace for employees. The Green Building Resource Center hosts periodic programs to educate the public about green building practices.

For more information visit and the Mayor's Office of Sustainability at

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