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Hermosa Beach Homeowner Chooses to Deconstruct 1930s Home & Donate Valuable Materials to Benefit Community & Environment

Salvaged Building Materials Donated to help Build Affordable Housing  

Hermosa Beach, CA – February 7, 2013: Deconstruction & ReUse Network (DRN), an environmental and social benefit organization, recently assisted Bonnie MacLeod and Dr. David Brunner of Hermosa Beach with the deconstruction of her 1930s home for reuse and recycling.  DRN develops programs for property owners to ensure structures slated for remodel or tear down will be reused and recycled. Deconstruction is environmentally practical and, in most cases, provides property owners with significant tax deductions. Most projects are completed in three weeks or less.

Situated a few blocks from the ocean in Hermosa Beach, this 1,200 square-foot home was built in 1931. The one-story home, which included a basement, yielded nearly 6.

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