Fri, 27 May 2016
Imagine having a Fitbit for your home and being able to see, in real time, how it's performing. You could also be notified of any hazards like high levels of CO2 and VOCs as they occur - before you start to get a headache or start having respiratory problems.
This week I speak with Dustin Jefferson Onghanseng, a cofounder of uHoo, an exciting new product that could be the Fitbit for your home.
Direct download: uhooair.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:52pm NZST
Sat, 21 May 2016
A first step in making a home healthier is to understand and quantify what might be making it unhealthy. Through her website, Caroline Blazovsky has made it very easy for homeowners to test indoor air quality and test for mould.
Direct download: Healthy_Home_Expert.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:18am NZST
Sat, 14 May 2016
Darryl Sang is one of only a few Certified Passive House Designers in Auckland. We discuss why he went through this gruelling training and why more of his clients are demanding Passive House standards.
Direct download: Darryl_Sang.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:25pm NZST
Tue, 3 May 2016
Why should we be watching China and what does the growth in uptake of Passive House there mean for the rest of us? We also discuss near zero energy regulations in Europe, developments in the US and Passive House examples from Spain.
Passive House expert and architect Elrond Burrell give us his highlights from the 20th International Passive House Conference.
Direct download: 158_IPHC16_Review.mp3
Category:Passivhaus -- posted at: 6:00am NZST