Arda Erturk is the co-founder and Chief Communications Officer of Roll Scooters. They operate e-scooters in Calgary and have recently launched in Ottawa. We discuss the importance of micro-mobility, especially post-Covid era as an alternative mode of transportation, the importance of scooters for economic recovery, and the sustainability aspect of scooters.
Ashley Marinko and Mark Wille join us from the Illinois Green Alliance Organization, which is a chapter of the United States Green Building Council. We dive into the Green Build House Tour 2020. If you are interested in passive house design, deep energy retrofits, all-electric homes and homeowner-driven sustainability projects - you won't want to miss these webinars!
Mortgage broker and real estate finance expert Chad Robinson joins Casey for an interview to discuss post-Covid financing and his private investment corporation.
Chad grew up in a real estate family and is currently the President and owner of award winning 360 Best Mortgages Inc. servicing the Eastern Ontario area.
Sarwar Qureshi joined Casey to discuss government benefits, budgeting during the pandemic, cash flow and share examples of businesses pivoting to keep moving ahead. If you're a business owner, you will want to be on this.
Sarwar Qureshi is a Chartered Professional Accountant working with small business owners to help them navigate the complexities of their numbers and taxes. He previously worked at a mid sized firm in Ottawa and is currently a partner with a small boutique firm. He is also a part-time professor at Algonquin College teaching tax and accounting.
Casey joined Emily Mottram on her podcast, E3 - Energy and Efficiency with Emily. He talks about creating The Conscious Builder, which is so much more than a building company. As we continue to push the industry forward, our self awareness is critical. Casey talks about living a conscious life, building a better way, and raising everyones awareness.
Architect Jane Wilson and our client Kim join Casey in a conversation and presentation on our current Net Zero Build. To take a look at the progression of the floor plans and site plan and an update on its current status, you can find the full video on our Youtube channel at The Conscious Builder Inc.
The Conscious Builder recently celebrated 10 years as a business! Here are the top 3 things I have learned in the first ten years of our construction business.
Casey is joined by Christine Williamson, creator of the popular Instagram page @BuildingScienceFightClub, an educational project that teaches architects about building science and construction. They discuss why building assemblies is important, finding the sweet spot for owners, the true meaning of "green", and how Christine's popular Instagram page came to be.
Christine Williamson has spent her career in building science forensics, discovering why buildings fail, and working with owners, architects, and builders to remedy the problems. Her new construction consulting helps architects use building science not only to mitigate risk of failure, but also to help them make their projects as energy efficient as they are beautiful. She graduated from Princeton University and studied at Boston Architectural College before completing her Master's of Architecture at NewSchool of Architecture + Design. She is the chair of ASHRAE Technical Committee 1.12, Moisture Management in Buildings.
Casey Grey interviews Vish Chatterji, The Business Casual Yogi, where they discuss the intersection of yoga and the construction business. Learn more about Vish's book and how mindfulness, meditation, and yoga have impacted both their personal and professional lives. Throughout his 20-years in Corporate America, Vish studied and practiced yoga, meditation and Ayurveda as a way to stay balanced as a leader. He now coaches business leaders in this East-meets-West approach to help more of their greatness show up at work.
Jennifer Lynn Walker has been a green enthusiast for 28 years. Founder of Jolly Green Homes, she is deeply committed to healthy living, alternative green ways of renovating, and recommending eco-friendly resources and products.
She’s been a real estate broker for over 15 years and also founded Montreal Real Estate Investors Group in 2010. With over 1400 members, she holds monthly meetings and workshops, helping newbie investor’s learn more about real estate investing. She is also a regular contributor to the local paper, and has written over 300 articles on real estate.
On todays podcast we’re talking about how her local market has been affected by the pandemic, green real estate, why now is the time to renovate not sell and Jennifer's proposal to renovate her bathroom into an apartment.