Tue, 1 December 2015
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 (or not) 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 House designers, they also offer LEED, GreenPoint and Zero Energy Ready homes.
Direct download: 141_Alliance_Green_Builders.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:50am NZST
Tue, 24 November 2015
In episode 10 of Home Style Green, I interview Carlin Archer, the creator of Ecobob. Now Ecobob has a completely fresh new look, and is still going strong as New Zealand's leading eco home forum. In this episode, I talk with new owner Kristy Hoare.
Direct download: 140_Ecobob.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:03am NZST
Wed, 18 November 2015
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.
Direct download: 139_Adam_Taylor.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:35pm NZST
Wed, 11 November 2015
Dr Allison Bailes III has used his PhD in physics and 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.
Direct download: 138_Allison_Bailes.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:11am NZST
Tue, 3 November 2015
Jeffrey Dinkle brings over two decades of experience in sustainable construction and renovation to his board service at the National Passive House Alliance. Founder and owner of Eco Custom Homes and its parent company ICON Development Corporation, Jeff has become a recognized leader in Atlanta’s green building scene. He holds degrees in economics and sociology from Emory University and has trained in EarthCraft principles at Southface. Through Eco Custom Homes, he builds and renovates incredibly efficient high performance structures that embrace comfortable and healthy living and function.
Direct download: 137_Eco_Custom_Homes.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:41pm NZST