Corey Diamond, Executive Director of Efficiency Canada, joins Casey for a conversation about his background, his work and opportunities for us to influence policy and make a difference!
Corey has more than two decades of experience leading social change organizations focused on engaging people to take action on critical environmental and social issues. He was previously the COO and Partner of global consulting firm, Realized Worth, a company focused on the design and implementation of corporate volunteering and giving programs. Corey also spent 10 years helping to lead Summerhill, a national firm focused on engaging the public on energy efficiency behaviours. Corey volunteers his time on a number of boards and committees. An avid reader, record collector and musician, his greatest passion is hugging trees and travelling the world with his family.
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?"
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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!
Peter Darlington and Tyler Hermanson join Casey Grey to chat about Peter's home, which is the first home certified under CHBA's Net Zero Renovation Program.
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.