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Going Green: Deconstruction vs. Demolition

Description

Green construction practices are becoming more the norm. This parking lot, for example, is being built with a rain garden, porous pavement and an underground storage system to keep storm water runoff from reaching creeks and waterways. Here is another example, the partial deconstruction of these houses before they're demolished.

Produced

6/28/2010

Keywords

demolition, construction, deconstruction, Going Green, debris, landfill disposal, reuse, recycle, ESF Sustainability, materials conservation, civil engineering, ESF NY