Fri, 28 February 2014
Adrian Feasey is a solar consultant, so he knows a thing or two about energy efficiency. Why then would he purchase a 1960s, weatherboard house with no insulation and begin a renovation project to try and make it warm, comfortable and cost effective?
Adrian is showcasing his house as part of an eco-house tour in the upcoming Kaipatiki Ecofest.
Ecofest House Tour:
Adrian Feasey on LinkedIn
Adrian’s Book Recommendation:
The Transition Handbook: From Oil Dependency to Local Resilience, http://amzn.to/1pwJvIo
Direct download: 59_Starting_a_Home_Renovation_with_Adrian_Feasey.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:35am NZDT
Tue, 18 February 2014
James L. Salmon is the President of Collaborative Construction, an organisation created to encourage a better way of building. After spending much of his legal career helping sort out disputes between building owners, contractors and suppliers, James is convinced there's a much better way of organising, communicating and conducting the design, procurement and building processes.
Direct download: 58_Collaborative_Construction_with_James_Salmon.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:23pm NZDT
Thu, 13 February 2014
I caught up this week with Lois Easton from Beacon Pathway. Lois is one of the organisers for the 'Building a Better New Zealand' conference coming up in September.
Submissions for abstracts is open until March 9th, so if you're interested, check out their website for more details.
Also in this week's show:
Direct download: 57_Building_a_Better_New_Zealand_with_Lois_Easton.mp3
Category:Building -- posted at: 10:50pm NZDT