Episode 149: What's an Energy Audit? with Stephen Magneron from Homseol Building Solutions
A lot exciting things are on the horizon when it comes to improving the performance of your home. In this video we welcome Stephen Magnerson from Homesol Building Solutions back to the show to talk about energy audits.
What is exactly is an energy audit? Listen to find out.
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HomeSol Building Solutions
Ross Elliott joins Casey for an engaging conversation where he shares his experience from 40+ years in the field of green building. Ross was formerly the owner of Homesol, who we use for all of our energy advising, and he is now retired and spends time gathering sap to produce maple syrup. He shares his experience building and living in a Net Zero home, what's going on during maple syrup season on his 5 acre organic farmstead, 4Syte and the future of indigenous housing.
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Dan Seguin interviews Casey about high performance homes and the steps it takes to shift to varying degrees of eco-conscious living. They discuss how passive homes compare to a so-called "regular house" and what homeowners can expect with respect to their carbon footprint and future energy bills.
This interview was originally recorded for the Think Energy Podcast. This is a replay of the episode.
Think Energy Podcast
Casey Grey is back to answer another question from a viewer. This week he answers the difference between an air barrier and a vapour barrier.
If you have a question, let us know and we will feature it on an upcoming episode!
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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.
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
Casey explains why you may have basement moisture issues in a new home and recommends some products to help with the issue.
Architect Chris Straka joins Casey for a conversation on how we are changing the way we view our personal spaces and work spaces as circumstances have changed over the past few months.
Chris is the President of VERT plan.design.build and has collaborated on many projects with The Conscious Builder. VERT specializes in the creation of custom homes, provides planning approvals, architectural design and construction management services.
Chris holds a Masters Degree in Environmental Design from the University of Calgary, which complements his undergraduate degrees in Urban Geography, Education, and Outdoor Recreation Parks and Tourism. Chris has been a member of the Ontario College of Teachers, and is currently a member of the Canadian Institute of Planners.
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!
Illinois Green Alliance
Green Built Home Tour 2020
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.
Youtube: Three Day Net Zero Cottage
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