Buildings and Beyond - Steven Winter Associates, Inc.
Mission Critical: Embodied Carbon in Sustainable Design with Kai Starn and Catherine Paplin
There is an enormous, industry-wide effort underway to incorporate accounting for embodied carbon in construction, because the realization has dawned that you can’t build ‘green’ without it.
The Keys to Commissioning with Kelly Westby
On this episode, Robb interviews co-host, Kelly Westby, who is also SWA's Commissioning Director. Kelly explains the importance of quality control and talks about how commissioning has evolved into a process, rather than a one-off measure.
NYC: A Melting Pot for People of All Abilities with MOPD Commissioner, Victor Calise
Commissioner Calise describes the actions that he and his team have taken to help NYC become one of the most accessible big cities in the US and reminds us that we need to take a human-centered approach, not just to design, but to life.
Passively Built with Jesse Thompson – A Look at Air-Sealing and Ventilation
A Look at Air-Sealing and Ventilation
Human Psychology and the Built Environment with Kristof Irwin
From his experience as an engineer, research scientist, and physicist, Kristof describes the human psychology behind decision making and the physiological impacts associated with the built environment.
We Should Know Better: Top 10 Multifamily Design Mistakes with Steve Klocke, Part 2
Based on lessons he's learned from certifying over 1,200 dwelling units over the past seven years, Steve discusses the top ten multifamily design mistakes being made over and over again - and how to avoid them.
We Should Know Better: Top 10 Multifamily Design Mistakes with Steve Klocke, Part 1
Based on lessons he learned certifying over 1,200 dwelling units over the past seven years, Steve discusses the top ten multifamily design mistakes being made over and over again - and how to avoid them.
Healthy & Sustainable Building Materials with Charley Stevenson, Part 2
The advancement of building materials has allowed professionals to achieve new heights when constructing high-performance buildings. But, the topic of building materials is not discussed enough, and more consumers are asking important questions.
Healthy & Sustainable Building Materials with Charley Stevenson, Part 1
This two-part episode features an interview with Charley Stevenson, a sustainability consultant and green building entrepreneur who has devoted his career to helping others understand and implement healthier materials goals.
The Importance of Climate Policy in Cities with Laurie Kerr
As we enter a new era of climate policy, we wanted to evaluate some of the efforts major cities have made along the way. How do cities compare? What improvements have they made? And where should cities start with regards to climate action?