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141: Are Passive House and Green Building Relevant in a Temperate Climate? thumbnail

I love Rich Williams' enthusiasm for what he does. Even if you don't live in the temperate climate of San Diego, you can learn a lot about the relevance of concepts like Passive House for a better performing home. Alliance Green Builders are dedicated to 'building tomorrow's homes for today'. As well as being Passive ... [Read more]

140 What happens when eco becomes mainstream? thumbnail

Marketing can be used in an 'evil' way, but Kristy Hoare always wanted to use her marketing skills for good. She's done this by helping to promote products that she believes can me the world better. As solar power and eco homes become more mainstream, it's increasingly important to have somewhere to find unbiased information, and that's ... [Read more]

139: The Future of Green Design thumbnail

The terms 'sustainability' and 'eco' are not obvious on Adam Taylor's website. They are there (see if you can find them). But perhaps the future of green design is embedded in good design. Not something separate. Among other things, Adam is a Homestar Practitioner. There's nothing particularly special about this nowadays, except when you consider that ... [Read more]

138 Dr. Allison Bailes Energy Vanguard thumbnail

Dr Allison Bailes III uses his PhD in physics and his background in teaching, to educate the world about better buildings. Through his company Energy Vanguard, Dr Bailes has been recognised as a great communicator, turning complex ideas like relative humidity and psychrometrics, into understandable fundamentals for better home performance. Dr Bailes was a physicist ... [Read more]

137: From Economist to Eco Homes thumbnail

Jeffrey Dinkle has become a recognised leader in Atlanta’s green building scene. After originally training in economics and sociology, Jeff founded Eco Custom Homes. He's served on the board of the National Passive House Alliance and is passionate about efficient, healthy, high performance homes. Like a few of my guests, Jeffrey started down the sustainable ... [Read more]

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