30 episodes

Join host Tim O’Brien to discuss Green Building Practices, Innovative Designs, & Renewable Technologies. Plus learn more about sustainability in the building industry and communities through the eyes of a homebuilder. We look at Sustainability from four different perspectives and will provide insights you can take back to your life and business: The Homebuilding Industry, Our Community, Our Homes, Our Employees.

Building Sustainably Tim O'Brien

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Join host Tim O’Brien to discuss Green Building Practices, Innovative Designs, & Renewable Technologies. Plus learn more about sustainability in the building industry and communities through the eyes of a homebuilder. We look at Sustainability from four different perspectives and will provide insights you can take back to your life and business: The Homebuilding Industry, Our Community, Our Homes, Our Employees.

    Total Quality Management

    Total Quality Management

    In this episode, Tim O’Brien explains the TQM (total quality management) approach as a management system for a customer-focused organization that involves all employees in continual improvement. It uses strategy, data, and effective communications to integrate the quality discipline into the culture and activities of the organization. Tim explores the history of this approach, and how we implement it into Tim O’Brien Homes to deliver value to our employees, Trade Partners, and customers. 

    • 40 min
    HGTV & Pinterest from a Homebuilder's Point of View

    HGTV & Pinterest from a Homebuilder's Point of View

    In this episode, Tim O'Brien is joined by our Director of Sales, Pete Lange, to discuss the impact of platforms like HGTV and Pinterest on homebuyer expectations. Tim and Pete explore the benefits and challenges that these present when homebuyers are choosing finishes for their new home. 

    • 32 min
    Financing Your New Home Construcion Project

    Financing Your New Home Construcion Project

    In this episode, Tim O'Brien is joined by AVP Senior Mortgage Loan Officer at Associated Bank, Jackie Portz, to discuss the construction loan process and some common misconceptions about home financing. 

    • 17 min
    Sustainability Through The Consumer's Eyes with Suzanne Shelton (Part 2)

    Sustainability Through The Consumer's Eyes with Suzanne Shelton (Part 2)

    In the second part of this two-part episode, Tim O'Brien continues his conversation with President and CEO of Shelton Group, Suzanne Shelton, to discuss how consumers view sustainability within the homebuilding industry and beyond. 

    • 30 min
    Sustainability Through The Consumer's Eyes with Suzanne Shelton (Part 1)

    Sustainability Through The Consumer's Eyes with Suzanne Shelton (Part 1)

    In this two part episode, Tim O'Brien is joined by President and CEO of Shelton Group, Suzanne Shelton, to discuss how consumers view sustainability within the homebuilding industry and beyond. Suzanne highlights data her team has collected through years of research and focus groups, which indicates a shift in consumer sentiment toward sustainability over the past few years. 

    • 19 min
    Weather Resistant Barriers & Sustainable New Home Products

    Weather Resistant Barriers & Sustainable New Home Products

    In this episode, Hallmark Building Supplies Business Development Manager, Linda Heipp, joins Tim O'Brien to discuss the benefits of Tyvek Homewrap, and what makes this particular product one of the most important things that goes into building a home. Linda also highlights some other innovative and sustainable new home products. 

    • 31 min

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