Episode 132: The Design and Build Industry is Fuelling a Culture of Waste (+ What We Can Do!) with Katie Storey
Did you know that 500 million tons of construction and demolition debris is generated annually in the US? Did you know that each year 12.2 million tons of furniture and furnishings end up in landfills?
Those are big numbers! The good news is that the Good Future Design Alliance is developing a solution. Founder, Katie Storey, joins us today for an interview to give us more information. In this conversation we talk about making the shift to a career you love no matter what stage of life you are in, the amount of waste in the design and building industry, the GFDA's mission to reduce waste, and the impacts if we don't change.
Casey is back to answer another question from a viewer. Arian Kooger asks "What problems have you encountered using cost plus pricing and how have you handled them?".
If you have a question, let us know in the comments and we will feature it in an upcoming video.
Casey is back to answer another question from a viewer. This week we are talking about solar panels.
Are solar panels really a green option?
How much energy goes into making them?
If you have a question let us know and we will feature it on an upcoming episode!
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Have you ever wondered what it's like to live in a Passive House? Simply put... it's awesome! But I'm sure you want to know more than that. Our speciality is in building healthy, comfortable, and efficient homes which is really difficult to put into a pretty picture on Instagram! It's something you need to experience for yourself. Casey shares what it was like living in a Passive House for 4 years.
VIDEO - What It's Like Living in a Passive House