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How Building Projects with Reclaimed Materials Are Saving Lives

Building projects that use reclaimed materials are doing much more than just adding a beautiful look to a project or helping the environment. They are also saving lives. Some recent projects, one from Pittsburgh and another from Vietnam, provide perfect examples of how projects with reclaimed building materials are saving lives. Lives Restored in the North Point Breeze Project As reported in the Post Gazette in a recent story, an innovative project, known as Project RE, has been taking place in Pittsburgh.…

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Gavin Historical Bricks – A Hobby Quickly Grows Into a National Company

Gavin Historical Bricks – a hobby quickly grows into a national company and one of the industry’s leading suppliers Company founder recognized antique bricks’ beauty and potential value before a market for them even existed.   Gavin Historical Bricks – today one of the country’s largest companies specializing in reclaiming high-quality antique bricks and stone – started some 20 years ago quite by accident. John Gavin, the company’s founder, was working as a consultant in 1997 when he came across…

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