Habitat for Humanity students Dow energy efficient retrofit
Students in the Building Construction Technology Program at South Suburban College, South Holland, Ill., teamed up with the Chicago South Suburbs chapter of Habitat for Humanity and Dow Building Solutions for an energy-efficient retrofit of a home in the Chicago suburb of Lansing, Ill.
Student learns green building college Habitat for Humanity Dow
Students complete all of the work on the home, learning about green building on the job.
students high performance building materials DOW learn installation
Students learn to install high-performance building materials according to manufacturers’ instructions, ensuring full energy-efficiency benefits.
building science and envelope products professional training
The program has been training the next generation of building science and technology professionals, using building envelope products from Dow Building Solutions.
house energy upgrade students Lansing IL
The house is located on Burnham Avenue in Lansing, Ill., and was uninhabited and tested positive for lead. During the fall of 2011, the first semester of the program, the home was gutted and rebuilt
Students learn drywall trim painting Dow Habitat for Humanity Lansing IL
The second semester curriculum focuses on drywall, trim, painting and other tasks to get the home ready for a family to move in.