38 episodes

Net Zero. Repurpose. Quilt work. Scraps. Leaders. Visionaries. Disruptors. Gender-barrier busters. Bringing disparate pieces into efficient building- science harmony. Trailblazing industry authority Shawna Henderson has deep conversations about the building science world with a range of on-the-ground experts. Walk away with a little more housing energy conservation knowledge you never knew you needed. We are here to disrupt the status quo and change the culture for the betterment of all.

This Must Be The Place: The Building Science Podcast Shawna Henderson

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Net Zero. Repurpose. Quilt work. Scraps. Leaders. Visionaries. Disruptors. Gender-barrier busters. Bringing disparate pieces into efficient building- science harmony. Trailblazing industry authority Shawna Henderson has deep conversations about the building science world with a range of on-the-ground experts. Walk away with a little more housing energy conservation knowledge you never knew you needed. We are here to disrupt the status quo and change the culture for the betterment of all.

    Donna Sink Architect, Indianapolis, Indiana

    Donna Sink Architect, Indianapolis, Indiana

    In this week’s episode of This Must be The Place, Shawna speaks with architect, Donna Sink. Based in Indianapolis, Indiana Donna has worked on urban design, at cultural institutions, and art exhibition design projects for over 25 years.

    In this episode find out:

    • Why Donna brings up the recently discovered and publicized footage of an 11-year-old Prince. Yes-that Prince!

    • What is was like to be a female architect 30 years ago vs now.

    • How her work with People for Urban Progress inspires creativity and innovation to reuse and repurpose and divert from filling our landfills.

    iff.org

    People for Urban Progress:

    www.peopleup.org

    Host/Producer - Shawna Henderson shawna@bluehouseenergy.com

    Producer - Tanya Chedrawy shawna@bluehouseenergy.com

    Technical Producer - Michael Boyd michaelboyd@podcastatlantic.com

    Social Media – Anita Kirkbride www.twirp.ca

    A Production of: Blue House Energy bluehouseenergy.com/

    Tanya Media tanyamedia.com

    Podcast Atlantic podcastatlantic.com/

    Blue House Energy’s Website by R & G - The Sustainability Agency https://www.rgstrategic.com/

    Music from Arches Audio - https://archesaudio.com/ Title of Song - "Road Trip"

    • 58 min
    Monica Rokicki, founder and CEO of Better Building Works

    Monica Rokicki, founder and CEO of Better Building Works

    In this week’s episode of This Must be The Place, Shawna speaks to Monica Rokicki, founder and CEO of Better Building Works. In addition to running her business and being an innovator in the industry, Monica is a passionate and sought-after presenter.

    In this episode find out:

    • The importance of coming out of silos.

    • How climate change is interconnected with human rights.

    • To breathe or not to breathe? Shawna and Monica discuss whether a house needs to breathe or not.

    betterbuildingworks.com

    Host/Producer - Shawna Henderson shawna@bluehouseenergy.com

    Producer - Tanya Chedrawy tanya@tanyamedia.com

    Technical Producer - Michael Boyd michaelboyd@podcastatlantic.com

    Social Media – Anita Kirkbride www.twirp.ca

    A Production of: Blue House Energy bluehouseenergy.com/

    Tanya Media tanyamedia.com

    Podcast Atlantic podcastatlantic.com/

    Blue House Energy’s Website by R & G - The Sustainability Agency https://www.rgstrategic.com/

    Music from Arches Audio - https://archesaudio.com/ Title of Song - "Road Trip"

    • 54 min
    Robert Bean - Director of healthheating.com and founded Indoor Climate Consultants Inc.

    Robert Bean - Director of healthheating.com and founded Indoor Climate Consultants Inc.

    In this week’s episode of This Must be The Place, Shawna speaks to distinguished lecturer and speaker Robert Bean. He is the director of healthheating.com and founded Indoor Climate Consultants Inc. Though now retired, he has an accomplished, extensive and impressive body of work that continues to grow.

    In this episode:

    • Why we need courses in high school on how to buy a house.

    • Why COVID-19 has created a more intimate relationship with our indoor environments.

    • Learn why Robert’s motto is, “Design for people, good buildings follow."

    healthheating.com

    Host/Producer - Shawna Henderson shawna@bluehouseenergy.com

    Producer - Tanya Chedrawy tanya@tanyamedia.com

    Technical Producer - Michael Boyd michaelboyd@podcastatlantic.com

    Social Media – Anita Kirkbride www.twirp.ca

    A Production of: Blue House Energy bluehouseenergy.com/

    Tanya Media tanyamedia.com

    Podcast Atlantic podcastatlantic.com/

    Blue House Energy’s Website by R & G - The Sustainability Agency https://www.rgstrategic.com/

    Music from Arches Audio - https://archesaudio.com/ Title of Song - "Road Trip"

    • 56 min
    Gaby Kalapos - Executive Director at Clean Air Partnership in Toronto

    Gaby Kalapos - Executive Director at Clean Air Partnership in Toronto

    In this week’s episode of This Must be The Place, Shawna speaks to Gaby Kalapos— the Executive Director at Clean Air Partnership in Toronto. Her hard work and dedication is changing the energy efficiency landscape at the community level. For more than 25 years she has been advocating on behalf of communities for local governments to take action in their sustainable advancement.

    In this episode:

    • Gaby explains why it’s so important to have more diversity in energy efficiency.

    • Learn about the important work that Clean Air Partnership is doing.

    • Learn about two the home programs in Ontario that help guide residents in making their homes more energy-efficient and climate-friendly.

    cleanairpartnership.org

    Better Homes Toronto: betterhomesto.ca

    Better Homes Ottawa: betterhomesottawa.ca

    Linkedin Clean Air Partnership:

    https://www.linkedin.com/company/clean-air-partnership

    Twitter Clean Air Partnership: https://twitter.com/CleanAir_Canada

    Host/Producer - Shawna Henderson shawna@bluehouseenergy.com

    Producer - Tanya Chedrawy tanya@tanyamedia.com

    Technical Producer - Michael Boyd michaelboyd@podcastatlantic.com

    Social Media – Anita Kirkbride www.twirp.ca

    A Production of: Blue House Energy bluehouseenergy.com/

    Tanya Media tanyamedia.com

    Podcast Atlantic podcastatlantic.com/

    Blue House Energy’s Website by R & G - The Sustainability Agency https://www.rgstrategic.com/

    Music from Arches Audio - https://archesaudio.com/ Title of Song - "Road Trip"

    • 53 min
    Tex McLeod - Expert on Energy, Housing and Indoor Air Quality

    Tex McLeod - Expert on Energy, Housing and Indoor Air Quality

    In this week’s episode of This Must be The Place, Shawna speaks to Tex McLeod—one of North America’s leading presenters and trainers on energy, housing and indoor air quality.

    In this episode:

    • Learn why his favourite, delightful and nerdy building science thing is understanding moisture.

    • Listen to Tex and Shawna exchange their extensive knowledge about what to tackle and when in your home when it comes to retrofit upgrades.

    • Learn about Tex’s Spring Training Camp 2022—advanced building science training for professionals. Check it out for this year’s incredible line up!

    Atlantic Home Warranty: ahwp.org

    Spring Training Camp 2022 Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/spring-training-for-advanced-building-science-practical-application-2022-tickets-264399394707

    Host/Producer - Shawna Henderson shawna@bluehouseenergy.com

    Producer - Tanya Chedrawy tanya@tanyamedia.com

    Technical Producer - Michael Boyd michaelboyd@podcastatlantic.com

    Social Media – Anita Kirkbride www.twirp.ca

    A Production of: Blue House Energy bluehouseenergy.com/

    Tanya Media tanyamedia.com

    Podcast Atlantic podcastatlantic.com/

    Blue House Energy’s Website by R & G - The Sustainability Agency https://www.rgstrategic.com/

    Music from Arches Audio - https://archesaudio.com/ Title of Song - "Road Trip"

    • 48 min
    Lloyd Alter - Design Editor for Treehugger

    Lloyd Alter - Design Editor for Treehugger

    In this week’s episode of This Must be The Place, Shawna speaks to Lloyd Alter- author, teacher, and keynote speaker at conferences across North America and internationally. He is also the Design Editor for Treehugger-the award-winning sustainability website.

    In this episode:

    • Lloyd says that he learned he was a “better writer than a prefabrication salesman!” Why? Hint: it started with with a 2002 blog!

    • We learn why embodied carbon is the elephant in the room.

    • Learn how many tons of carbon each individual needs to stay under in their lifetime in order for us to stay under 1.5 degrees of warming.

    treehugger.com

    Book (Author Lloyd Alter): Living the 1.5 Degree Lifestyle https://newsociety.ca/books/l/living-the-1-5-degree-lifestyle?_ga=2.82253140.357694048.1646835400-201105757.1646835400&sitedomain=ca

    Host/Producer - Shawna Henderson shawna@bluehouseenergy.com

    Producer - Tanya Chedrawy tanya@tanyamedia.com

    Technical Producer - Michael Boyd michaelboyd@podcastatlantic.com

    Social Media – Anita Kirkbride www.twirp.ca

    A Production of: Blue House Energy bluehouseenergy.com/

    Tanya Media tanyamedia.com

    Podcast Atlantic podcastatlantic.com/

    Blue House Energy’s Website by R & G - The Sustainability Agency https://www.rgstrategic.com/

    Music from Arches Audio - https://archesaudio.com/ Title of Song - "Road Trip"

    • 58 min

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