Radio BE-Ex is a live podcast series by Building Energy Exchange that features industry leaders working at the intersection of buildings, energy, and sustainability. Radio BE-Ex is made possible across 2022 through the generous support of National Grid.
Sustainable Restorative Development with Carlton Brown
Radio BE-Ex welcomes Carlton Brown, Founding Partner & Principal of Direct Invest Development, and pioneer in the US green building movement, for a lively discussion on the past, present, and future of sustainable urban development, and how the impacts of better buildings can extend beyond their occupants, empowering the communities in which they stand.
Zeroing in on Embodied Carbon with Kate Simonen
Kate Simonen, Professor and Chair of the Department of Architecture at the University of Washington, founder of the Carbon Leadership Forum, and leading force behind the recent Embodied Carbon in Construction (EC3) Calculator, joins Radio BE-Ex for a conversation on reducing embodied carbon in the building sector.
The Future of Heat with Don Chahbazpour
Radio BE-Ex welcomes Donald Chahbazpour (Director, Regulatory Strategy — Future of Heat, National Grid) for a conversation on implementing gas decarbonization through policy, strategy, and technology.
The Power of Daylight with Susan Ubbelohde
Hear from Susan Ubbelohde, Co-Founder & Principal of L+U Associates, speak to the importance of relying on daylight and designing sustainable, daylit buildings. Susan Ubbelohde is a leading expert in daylighting design & research, with a focus on visual comfort, energy efficiency, sustainability and delight in high-performance building design.
Social Equity and Daylighting with Lisa Heschong
Radio BE-Ex invites Lisa Heschong, an experienced architect, educator, and author of Thermal Delight in Architecture, as well as the recently published Visual Delight in Architecture: Daylight, Vision and View. Join us to learn more about the importance of daylight and visual access to the outdoors in buildings, and prioritizing daylight access as a human necessity rather than a luxury.
Radio BE-Ex: Passive House Design with Stas Zakrzewski
Radio BE-Ex invites Stas Zakrzewski, AIA, LEED AP, Principal at Zakrzewski + Hyde Architects, for a discussion about decarbonizing buildings at any scale: from embodied carbon of building materials, to Passive House design, to encouraging a circular economy in the building sector.
Crafting thought provoking content!
Radio BE-Ex consistently delivers quality content, often sourcing commentary from well-known leaders in the building energy efficiency and climate sectors.
It feels like I have an ear to the back room, fireplace and mantel conversations happening across the space - as climate efforts accelerate across the nation.
Always an interesting and compelling listen
There are a lot of energy and climate podcasts out there. This is consistently one of the most relevant and interesting. Highly recommend. Especially for folks in the NY area.