the approachable architect podcast

in this episode, i'm joined by energy analyst, troy lindquist, of alternative energy solutions. troy specializes in producing calculation for compliance with california's energy code as well as provides third party verification and testing for LEED homes as well as other green building programs. listen in as we discuss the importance of sealing the envelope ...Read More

in this episode, i'm joined by my frequent co-host eric corey freed and we discuss the upcoming west coast green expo in san francisco. eric will also being making the world debut of his new talk about the gulf oil spill. listen in as we discuss all that will be happeining for three action packed ...Read More

in this episode, i'm joined by attorney and "in the green legal" owner, raina bayas, and ryan pickering of akeena solar. we discuss raina's business model of working with green businesses and delve into the world of solar panel systems and talk about the costs of purchasing a system outright along with the associated rebates ...Read More

in this episode, i'm joined by co-host eric corey freed as we discuss his new book, greensense. we discuss the low hanging fruit, small projects that anyone, including renters, can do to cut their utility bills. for more information on eric, check out www.organicarchitect.com. ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES: i specialize in providing architectural design services for environmentally ...Read More

in this episode, i discuss the factors involved in a master bath remodel including establishing budgetary numbers for individual trades and line items. ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES: i specialize in providing architectural design services for environmentally friendly, healthy, high performance, and energy efficient homes including major remodels, second story additions, and new construction. please contact me at ...Read More

in this episode, i interview professional organizer, michele christensen. join us as we discuss exactly what she does and how an organized home or workplace is the foundation of an organized life. you can find more information about michele at www.micheletheorganizer.com. ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES: i specialize in providing architectural design services for environmentally friendly, healthy, high ...Read More

in this episode, i'm joined by john mattoon of mold check professionals. we discuss the causes of mold (hint moisture and lack of ventilation are the main ones), the testing process, as well as the remeditation process. we also discuss how homeowners can take a look around their own home to see if there are ...Read More

in this episode, i'm joined by co-host eric corey freed as we discuss the movie, food  inc. and the impact of food on our health and economy. we also discuss similarities between the food industry and the building industry and how the two are very much related. for more information on eric, check out www.organicarchitect.com ...Read More

in this episode, i interview founder of altuse.com, benjamin goldfarb. listen in as we discuss the genesis of altuse.com as well as describe alternative uses for coffee grounds, vodka, and more. altuse.com is quickly becoming an international resource for people looking to use products in alternative ways and it is 100% free for the users ...Read More

in this episode, i interview documentary film maker, lee schnieder, and discuss the documentary that he is currently working on called shelter. we discuss how the film is socially responsible as well as socially relevant as we focus our discussion on homelessness and how architects and designers are tackling the problem. you can find more ...Read More