Episode 147: My Personal Sustainability Goals for the Future with Heather Jeffrey Re4M Design and Fabrication
Heather Jeffery from Re4m Design and Fabrication interviews Casey for the Earth Week Interview Series. At Re4m, they turn commercial and industrial waste into furnishing, fixtures, and displays for other businesses. Heather has joined us on the podcast before, you can check out our other conversations at the links below.
Episode 146: What is Fast Furniture? Solutions for Furniture Waste with Jamie Facciola from Furniturecycle
It's time to shift how you think about used furniture. Jamie Facciola from Furniturecycle joins us on the podcast this week to talk about the catalyst to launch Furniturecycle, how her lived experience informs her work, and some interesting learnings so far.
Jamie Facciola is an award-winning social entrepreneur whose work on developing local solutions to circular economy challenges has been covered in BBC News, Fast Company, and GreenBiz. Her professional background is in environmental science and corporate environmental management. She is on the Board of the National Upholstery Association, and holds a Master of Environmental Science and Management from the Bren School at UCSB.
Business Coach Dominic Rubino joins Casey on the podcast this week. We talk about the things they don't teach you in business school, where to begin, and how to create million dollar systems.
You can hear Dominic at the Profit Tool Belt and CabinetMakerProfitSystem podcasts. He is also the author of Construction Millionaire Secrets. Business Coach, Trainer, Consultant for Construction and Contractors and has appeared as a TED speaker.
Corey Diamond, Executive Director of Efficiency Canada, joins Casey for a conversation about his background, his work and opportunities for us to influence policy and make a difference!
Corey has more than two decades of experience leading social change organizations focused on engaging people to take action on critical environmental and social issues. He was previously the COO and Partner of global consulting firm, Realized Worth, a company focused on the design and implementation of corporate volunteering and giving programs. Corey also spent 10 years helping to lead Summerhill, a national firm focused on engaging the public on energy efficiency behaviours. Corey volunteers his time on a number of boards and committees. An avid reader, record collector and musician, his greatest passion is hugging trees and travelling the world with his family.
Ross Elliott joins Casey for an engaging conversation where he shares his experience from 40+ years in the field of green building. Ross was formerly the owner of Homesol, who we use for all of our energy advising, and he is now retired and spends time gathering sap to produce maple syrup. He shares his experience building and living in a Net Zero home, what's going on during maple syrup season on his 5 acre organic farmstead, 4Syte and the future of indigenous housing.
Chris Ballard from Passive House Canada joins Casey Grey for an interview on episode 142 of The Conscious Builder Podcast.
We discuss the current climate crisis, the future of new builds and making existing properties more energy efficient, building to the Passive House standard to reduce energy and environmental impact, and what our role as individuals is in supporting this movement.
Chris Ballard has a history of supporting environmental and land use causes, most recently as the Ontario’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change implementing the government’s plan for a clean environment and a sustainable economy. He also served as the Minister of Housing and the Minister responsible for Ontario's Poverty Reduction Strategy and Member of the Treasury Board. Chris is a past Executive Director of the 60,000 member Consumers’ Association of Canada (Ontario) and a founding board member of the Consumers Council of Canada. His leadership in journalism, communications and public affairs includes terms as President and Board member of the Public Affairs Association of Canada.
Casey joined mortgage broker Chad Robinson on The Practical Broker podcast late last summer. This is a replay from the episode.
They talk about building homes, renovations and how The Conscious Builder takes a different approach to issues in the construction industry.
Dan Seguin interviews Casey about high performance homes and the steps it takes to shift to varying degrees of eco-conscious living. They discuss how passive homes compare to a so-called "regular house" and what homeowners can expect with respect to their carbon footprint and future energy bills.
This interview was originally recorded for the Think Energy Podcast. This is a replay of the episode.
Think Energy Podcast
We had so much to cover with Stephen King that he is back for a second episode! Casey and Stephen we talk about the importance of backing up emotional decisions with data driven decisions and the drivers of profits.
Stephen brings a unique combination of vision, foresight, and experience to help small businesses run better, grow faster and make more money. Regarded as one of the accounting industry's top thought leaders, he's currently serving as President & CEO of GrowthForce, one of the nation’s largest cloud-based accounting services.
Casey Grey is back to answer another question from a viewer. This week he answers the difference between an air barrier and a vapour barrier.
If you have a question, let us know and we will feature it on an upcoming episode!
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