033. the approachable architect podcast -Troy Lindquist With Alternative Energy Solutions

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episode 033. troy lindquist with alternative energy solutions

  • 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, testing of insulation and duct leakage as well as troy’s recent trip to the burning man festival. for more information about troy, please visit www.title24energy.com.

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 the studio at 310.391.9191 or david@residearchitecture.com if you would like to discuss your project.

032. the approachable architect podcast – west coast green

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episode 032. west coast green

  • 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 days at fort mason in san francisco. for more information visit, www.westcoastgreen.com.

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 the studio at 310.391.9191 or david@residearchitecture.com if you would like to discuss your project.

031. the approachable architect podcast – solar systems and lease options

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episode 031. solar systems and lease options

  • 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 as well as leasing options. BUT one very exciting program that is out now is the PACE program. this just may revolutionize the way solar systems are sold and allow many homeowners to install solar panels on their homes. you can find more information on raina at http://inthegreenlegal.com and more info on ryan at www.akeena.com.

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 the studio at 310.391.9191 or david@residearchitecture.com if you would like to discuss your project.

030. the approchable architect podcast – greensense part i with author eric corey freed

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episode 030. greensense part I with author eric corey freed

  • 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 friendly, healthy, high performance, and energy efficient homes including major remodels, second story additions, and new construction. please contact me at the studio at 310.391.9191 or david@residearchitecture.com if you would like to discuss your project.

029. approachable architect podcast – anatomy of a master bath remodel

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episode 029. anatomy of a master bath remodel

  • 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 the studio at 310.391.9191 or david@residearchitecture.com if you would like to discuss your project.

028. approachable architect podcast – professional organizer, michele christensen

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episode 028. professional organizer, michele christensen

  • 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 performance, and energy efficient homes including major remodels, second story additions, and new construction. please contact me at the studio at 310.391.9191 or david@residearchitecture.com if you would like to discuss your project.

027. approachable architect podcast – all about mold

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episode 027. all about mold

  • 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 any potential places for mold to grow. you can find more information about john and mold check professionals by clicking here.

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 the studio at 310.391.9191 or david@residearchitecture.com if you would like to discuss your project.

026. approachable architect podcast – why are architects talking about food?

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episode 026. why are architects talking about food?

  • 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.

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 the studio at 310.391.9191 or david@residearchitecture.com if you would like to discuss your project.

025. approachable architect podcast – alternative uses for everyday items, altuse.com with benjamin goldfarb

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episode 025. alternative uses for everyday items, altuse.com with benjamin goldfarb

  • 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. visit the website to search for alternative uses or submit your own alternative uses that you have discovered. for more information about ben and altuse.com please visit www.altuse.com.

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 the studio at 310.391.9191 or david@residearchitecture.com if you would like to discuss your project.

024. approachable architect podcast – shelter movie with documentary filmmaker, lee schneider

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episode 024. shelter movie with documentary filmmaker, lee schneider

  • 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 information about lee schneider and the movie, shelter, as well as follow his blog about the movie and even contribute articles to the blog by clicking the link to shelter.

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 the studio at 310.391.9191 or david@residearchitecture.com if you would like to discuss your project.