Sustainability Areas


Deconstruction and Building Materials Salvage and Reuse Certificate

The Deconstruction certificate program is structured to be completed in one semester. The program introduces the basic practice of building deconstruction and building material (architectural and structural) salvage. The program also introduces typical construction methods, structural considerations and fundamental properties of building material. There will be an introduction to key components of site assessment, project […]

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New Deconstruction Program at Illinois Central College

Illinois Central College developed a certificate program for deconstruction to teach students what to salvage, recycle, or throw away. The program consists of four courses, to be completed during one semester, in classroom, online, or a combination format. The final course is an internship with a local business, working on a deconstruction project.

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