The 20 Degree podcast, hosted by Peter Raimondo + Jon Davies, is a building science podcast that dives in to discuss everything that separates the inside from the outside, and gets down to the nuts and bolts of how to build good buildings. If you're looking for explanations not confusing rules, if you're looking for easy to build instead of E2/AS1, if you believe a warm, dry, comfortable, and healthy place to live and work is a basic human right then this podcast is for you. It's a building science podcast, best consumed at 20 degrees.
Building Science 101
On this episode, we’re wrapping up the season. With Building Science 101. E1, E2, E3, G4 G5, G7, and H1. Holistic design, and all the code clauses all at once. Enclosures, envelopes, and our overall thoughts about all of this BS (building science). Episode 14: Building science 101.
On this episode, we’re talking about the sun. UV and Solar Heat Gain. G5, G7, and H1. Shading, overheating, and solar radiation. What it does, how to control it, and why passive solar is a lot more complicated than just putting a big window next to a concrete slab. Episode 13: The Sun.
Meet the Oculus team part four
On this episode, we’re talking to a few of the people on our team. We’re asking how they found themselves living in a shotgun shack, how they found themselves living in another part of the world, what is that beautiful house? Am I right? Am I wrong?. And you may say to yourself Episode 8: Denise, Matt, and Gab.
On this episode, we’re talking about drainage. Getting the water out and away. E1 and E2.
Dripping, dropping, and drying. How to drain surfaces, how to design flashings, and how to use rainscreens and redundancy to make sure water stays out. Episode 12: Drainage.
On this episode, we’re talking about Airtightness. Building tight and Ventilating right. G4 with a bit of H1 and G5. Keeping the outside out and the inside in. How to build airtight, why it’s important, and why mechanical ventilation is a must. Episode 11: Airtightness.
On this episode, we’re talking about thermal bridges. Solid parts of the building that bleed heat to the outside. H1 again. Making sure your house doesn’t get cold spots. Where to find them, how to fix them, and which ones matter more than others. Episode 10: Thermal bridges.