Title: [GreenYes] Re: value of reuse building materials
I am quoting my own direct survey results,
HfH ReStore project by others which was funded by Florida DEP,
and US EPA report which is unreleased at this time - as noted in each instance.
I can send my own results summary to you.
The Florida study should be be on-line but was funded under FDEP Innovative Grants Program - they have a website, PI was Howard Heck.
The EPA report I am pretty sure I am not at liberty to redistribute until offically released.
School of Architecture
Carnegie Mellon University
The 2009 Building Materials Reuse Association International Deconstruction and Reuse Conference will be held in Chicago, IL, April 27-29, 2009. Check www.buildingreuse.org for monthly updates including the call for presentations.
--- On Mon, 8/11/08, M.Simons <email@example.com> wrote:
> From: M.Simons <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Re: [GreenYes] value of reuse building materials
> To: "Brad Guy" <email@example.com>
> Cc: GreenYes@no.address
> Date: Monday, August 11, 2008, 3:56 PM
> On Mon, 11 Aug 2008, Brad Guy wrote:
> > I did a survey of building-related reused materials
> stores and
> > found sale value at about $1.39/lb average of all the
> > materials they carry, i.e. take total sales divide by
> total tons
> > sold across many stores. Another study in Florida of
> HfH ReStores
> > found about $1.56/lb.
> Is or will the results or data of your survey be available
> online for general consumption, or on a case-by-case
> request basis?
> (If so, I am requesting. Thanks.)
> > I have done best to create list of all reused building
> > stores in the US quoting summary @ this author:
> Also, I'm uncertain... are you quoting the survey, or
> are you
> quoting someone/something else? (And if you are quoting
> else, what are you quoting from and where does one find it?
> > "The number of reused building materials stores
> in the US is about
> > 1,200 as of 2006. (EXCLUDES used clothing and
> household goods
> > reuse sales, re-milling of lumber into high-end
> products and
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