Casey answers a question from a listener, Larry9441. He asks "Have you used an earth tube in conjunction with your air exchangers to moderate the incoming temperature?"
If you have a question, let us know and we will feature it on an upcoming episode.
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Stephen King, CEO of GrowthForce, joins Casey Grey for an interview this week. They talk about managing cash flow through a time of crisis, date driven decision making, and how people really drive 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.
This is Casey's presentation on things you can do to improve the performance of your home in renovations at the Virtual SmartNet Sustainability Showcase, an event that usually takes place in Ottawa at Lansdowne Park. He also shares some of the projects we have on the go, including a stone house built in 1860.
Canada has a car conundrum. Joanna discusses Clean Energy Canada’s recent work on the solution to Canada’s car conundrum—zero-emission vehicles—and how, with a deliberate approach for drivers and industry, Canadians can both cut pollution and set our auto sector up to compete in the global economy.
Joanna works to develop and advance policy solutions that address climate change while promoting clean growth, with a specific focus on clean transportation. Based in Ottawa, she regularly connects with thought leaders, industry stakeholders, and policymakers at the federal level. Before joining Clean Energy Canada, Joanna worked as a management consultant helping businesses identify and manage climate change risks and opportunities. She also practiced as a lawyer advising governments and industry on climate change and energy law.
Shawn Van Dyke is a construction business coach, an international keynote speaker, and author of two books - Profit First for Contractors and The Paperwork Punch List. He works with construction business owners, executives, and managers all over the world and shows them how to stop losing profits and wasting time. Shawn helps contractors get their lives back. He is the founder of the Built to Build Academy™ which creates confident construction business owners through on demand training and coaching programs so you can make more money, stop worrying, and get your life back.
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?".
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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!
Are Solar Panels Really a Green Option? on Youtube
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
Martin Thornell is a woodworker and one of the co-owners at the Ottawa City Woodshop, a community woodshop located in downtown Ottawa.
Martin shares ways that you can get into woodworking with minimal costs, talks about the programs for all levels at the Ottawa City Woodshop, and shares how he ended up with OCW coming from a different industry.
We hope this episode inspires you to try woodworking, to check out their programs, or if you’re in a different city to check out woodshops in your area!