Tue, 27 October 2015
Passive House vs Passive Solar with Lloyd Alter
Much of this comes down to two design principles which are similar in name and have some overlap in their detail, but are fundamentally quite different. As Lloyd Alter points out, the 'Superinsulated' house was really the origin and (along with airtightness) is the basis of Passive House design.
'Passive solar' design is what's in question here, in particular the reliance on thermal mass and sun angles.
Direct download: 136_Lloyd_Alter.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:59pm NZST
Tue, 20 October 2015
PIDCOCK - Architecture and Sustainability is focused on desirable, sustainable architecture.
Direct download: 135_Pidcock_Architecture.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:24pm NZST
Thu, 15 October 2015
Sue co-founded Bioregional in 1994 because she wanted to develop and implement more sustainable ways of producing the products we need and of living our lives to reduce our human impact on the natural world.
Direct download: bioregional.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:03pm NZST
Wed, 7 October 2015
Polly Bart loves to get muddy. Despite having an undergraduate degree in architecture and a doctorate in city planning, Poly is not an architect. She's a builder and founder of Greenbuilders, Inc. She loves creating, lifting rock and building things.
Direct download: Episode20133.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:47am NZST