Rider Petch is a certified and Registered Energy Advisor with Natural Resources Canada (NRCan). Rider is a Professional Biologist who shifted to his career as an EA to focus assertively on climate abatement. His goal is to help clients build low energy, net zero, carbon-smart, feel-good homes. Rider is the Owner of Fluent Energy Consulting. Fluent works with homeowners and builders to create high performance homes and climb the BC Energy Step Code as quickly and affordably as possible.
Rider believes we need to reduce both energy and carbon emissions in a home if the EnerGuide program will be successful in helping us meet our Paris GHG reduction targets.
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13:30 Energy Advisor
18:30 Tracking emissions
27:00 Healthy, durable, safe,
30:00 Carbon Tax
34:00 Policy changes needed
Co-founder and CEO at Agorus, Garrett Moore brings a career of executive-level leadership and technology expertise to the construction industry. He earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and a Master’s in Cyber Security from Tel Aviv University. Garrett is an Olmsted Scholar, prior collegiate athlete, and Navy Veteran.
This episode it’s all about pre-fabrication. We discuss how traveling around the world help Garrett with his current business, why panelization is the sweet spot and how this is only a small step towards solving our housing crisis in North America.
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2:00 How Garrett got into Pre-Fab
6:11 First steps Pre Fab
20:00 Core mission below cost
Dave knew at 12 years old that he wanted to own investment real estate. That early passion helped him to create a foundation that would allow him to expand into other business ventures. From technology platforms for real estate boards to medical devices or start-ups Dave has invested in or led many exciting team initiatives. In 2013 a call out of the blue inspired Dave to tackle the custom building industry with upstart Alair Homes. Today Dave oversees multiple Alair Regions in Canada and the US and is co-host of the popular business podcast Builder Nuggets.
3:00 Getting into real estate
15:00 Business Background - Corporate Life
22:00 Becoming a builder
26:20 Project Management
29:00 Alair Homes Franchise
34:12 Business System - Cost Plus
Tommy Linstroth is the founder and CEO of Green Badger, a construction sustainability platform that saves clients time managing LEED and ESG reports. On this episode, Tommy shares the importance of third party verification and why companies are making the shift to building more sustainability with Embodied Carbon tracking.
4:50 What is sustainability
8:00 What is green badger?
11:40 LEED certification
19:40 Embodied Carbon
Over the course of his career, Charlie Cichetti has personally taught and trained over 10,000 professionals in-person about LEED, the green building movement, and how to pass LEED exams. His green building education company GBES has over 130,000 professionals around the world who use their study tools and CE materials to help maintain their credentials. Charlie also advocates for the green building movement to thousands of people monthly through his weekly podcast, Green Building Matters. On this episode we chat about different types of certifications like the WELL Certification, we get into regenerative design and how Local Law 97 in New York City is having a significant impact on the retrofits of buildings.
MORE FROM CHARLIE:
7:30 What is FITWEL and WELL certification
11:00 Indoor Air Quality
15:30 Zero Carbon
17:00 New York City mandates to reduce carbon