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Show 63 - Building Sustainable



On this episode of Art of Construction, we have a wonderful discussion with David Eisenberg and Laura Bartels.


Laura is the Executive Director of the Mindful Life Program and has 20 years of experience in the field of sustainable building and community development. David is the co-founder and Director of the Development Center for Appropriate Technology and has led the effort to create a sustainable context for building codes. Listen as they share their and has led the effort to create a sustainable context for building codes. Listen as they share their experiences and knowledge with us about sustainable building and provide valuable information that you can use on your projects.

Professionals and Links Referenced in Show

Mindful Life Program

Development Center for Appropriate Technology

David Eisenberg's commentary on "Transforming Building Regulatroy Systems to Address Climate Change"

Show 53 with Love Schack

Show 45 with Scott Rodwin

Making Better Buildings: A Comparative Guide to Sustainable Construction for Homeowners and Contractors

Essential Building Science: Understanding Energy and Moisture in High Performance Buildings

The Natural Building Companion: A Comprehensive Guide to Integrative Design and Construction

The Design of Straw Bale Buildings: The State of the Art

2015 IRC Appendix S - Strawbale Construction with Commentary

2015 IRC Appendix R - Light Straw-Clay Construction

EPA Tribal Green Building Codes and Toolkit

How to Build Your Own Tiny Home

Tiny House Appendix for the 2018 IRC

Northwest EcoBuilding Guild Code Innovations Database

Emerge Leadership Project

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