Arthur Renaud, Los Angeles Deconstruction Regional ManagerArthur Renaud

Regional Manager, Los Angeles

Arthur Renaud, a Certified Green Building Professional, joined The ReUse People in 2005 and is the Los Angeles Regional Manager, serving Los Angeles, Ventura, and Santa Barbara counties. Since becoming a part of the TRP family, he has managed over 200 deconstruction projects in the area, resulting in the salvage of thousands of tons of reusable materials including: finished materials, flooring, roofing and rough lumber. Prior to working with TRP, he was director of a national fundraising center representing local and national environmental organizations including, the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Sierra Club and Greenpeace among others. Arthur’s background is in marketing and advertising, including years spent with several major international advertising agencies.

With Arthur’s help, you can …

• Accomplish your construction goals while ensuring the continued life of the reusable materials. Whether you’re planning a small remodeling project or a complete teardown, contact Arthur Renaud for a complete explanation of the process.

• Receive a tax deduction for donated building materials, significantly reducing, or totally offsetting, the cost of deconstruction.

• Connect with some of the finest contractors in the greater Los Angeles and Santa Barbara/Ventura area.

• Join Arthur’s growing network of homeowners, building owners, contractors, architects, interior designers, developers, environment advocates, government officials and planning-department professionals committed to reducing waste through C&D recovery and reuse.

How the deconstruction model works: 

How the deconstruction model works

In Deconstruction Los Angeles News: 


Complete deconstruction - 2-story, 8,631 house + detached 4-car garage. 7 bdrms/7 baths. Built in 1936. Raised foundation.


Complete deconstruction - 2-story, 3,413sf house. 3 bdrm/4 bath + guestroom above garage. Built 1948. Raised foundation.

Partial deconstruction - 2-story, 3,119sf house. 3 bdrm/4 bath. Built in 1963. Slab foundation.

The Wall Street Journal | Real Estate December 21, 2012


Scott and Pamela Weiss paid a little under $5 million for a home in Palo Alto, Calif., last year. Come tax time, they expect to get back about $66,000 for tearing it down.



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