#201 - Natural Building With Sigi Koko
Sigi Koko is the principal designer at Down to Earth Design, which she founded in 1998 to help people achieve their dreams of living in natural, healthy homes. She translates each client’s vision into a unique building design that reflects their personality and lifestyle, while responding to the surrounding landscape and climate. Sigi’s uniquely collaborative design process provides a high level of information and support, encouraging her clients to engage fully throughout design and construction. Sigi also teaches natural building workshops that empower her clients to contribute meaningfully during the construction of their own home.
MORE FROM SIGI:
2:07 Interest in natural building
7:00 Insulation Choices
10:00 Straw bale
12:00 Air Barrier
15:40 Heating and Cooling
16:00 Passive Solar
25:00 Code Compliance
32:00 Custom home vs custom natural
37:00 Future of natural building
As we hit 200 podcast episodes, Casey reflects on what it has taken to get here and introduces more of the team! It's a new era as Casey's finally moving to working more remotely on the business while the crew have things covered on site.
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5:00 7 Tips for a better, leader, husband, business owner
16:24 Meet the on site team
28:00 Head of Operations
37:00 Chainsaw Retrofit
44: Business Growth the hardest Part
#199 - Conversation with Eric Anderton - Leadership Communication, High Performance and Effective Meetings
Eric Anderton is a consultant who helps Commercial Construction Executives increase profits, reduce overhead/expenses and increase team effectiveness. He helps people to think critically about their challenges, and draws out answers from people that they would not have got by themselves. He enables businesses to uniquely describe their purpose and values, and craft clear action plans.
Eric has just released a new book which can be found here:
Free chapter: https://constructiongenius.pages.ontraport.net/freechapter
For more from eric:
2:20 - Experience in Leadership
4:10 - Profit
7:40 - Conflict Resolution
13:40 Improving team Dynamic and Benchmarking
24:10 Achieving High Performance
28:10 Running an effective meeting
Matt Daigle is the Founder and CEO of Rise - an education-first online home improvement store that sells only vetted sustainable products and materials. While Matt always had a love of renovations, it was the birth of his first child and the challenges he faced in his home renovations, along with his innate desire to build social impact companies that led to the creation of Rise.
For More from Matt:
https://www.facebook.com//buildwithrise https://www.instagram.com/buildwithrise/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/buildwithrise https://www.youtube.com/c/RiseYouTube https://www.pinterest.ca/buildwithrise/_created/ https://twitter.com/buildwithrise
From The Conscious Builder:
1:34 Start of rise
4:50 What is sustainable?
13:30 What are some popular products?
23:19 Future of construction
24:00 Changes to industry-innovation
26:00 Reducing construction waste
28:344 Matt’s Victorian home reno
35:00 Matt’s current team and plans for the future