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The Green Building Matters Podcast with Charlie Cichetti

Architecture & Design

Do green buildings matter to you? This podcast fuels your fire with inspiring interviews from industry and nonprofit leaders across the built environment. Not sure if green building matters? Listen to the personal stories of our guests and let Charlie’s passion help convince you why green buildings are essential to our shared future. Each episode illustrates a unique journey through sustainability and towards resilience. Charlie explores the challenges and celebrations of the movers and shakers in the green building industry. Hear behind the scene stories from the inner world of green and healthy building design, construction, and management.

Do green buildings matter to you? This podcast fuels your fire with inspiring interviews from industry and nonprofit leaders across the built environment. Not sure if green building matters? Listen to the personal stories of our guests and let Charlie’s passion help convince you why green buildings are essential to our shared future. Each episode illustrates a unique journey through sustainability and towards resilience. Charlie explores the challenges and celebrations of the movers and shakers in the green building industry. Hear behind the scene stories from the inner world of green and healthy building design, construction, and management.

Location:

United States

Description:

Do green buildings matter to you? This podcast fuels your fire with inspiring interviews from industry and nonprofit leaders across the built environment. Not sure if green building matters? Listen to the personal stories of our guests and let Charlie’s passion help convince you why green buildings are essential to our shared future. Each episode illustrates a unique journey through sustainability and towards resilience. Charlie explores the challenges and celebrations of the movers and shakers in the green building industry. Hear behind the scene stories from the inner world of green and healthy building design, construction, and management.

Twitter:

@GBES

Language:

English

Contact:

1.888.414.9998


Episodes

Sweden’s Green & Healthy Building Updates With LEED Fellow Sue Clark

2/25/2021
Sue Clark is a LEED Fellow, WELL AP and WELL Faculty with Tengbom Architects, where she serves as Project Leader in Sustainability. Sue is also Interim WELL Manager at Sweden Green Building Council and a member of SGBC's LEED Advisory Committee. Beginning in 2006, Sue worked extensively with the Canada Green Building Council, leading one of CaGBC’s LEED certification assessment teams and serving on multiple volunteer groups including CaGBC’s Technical Advisory Group for Sites and Water....

Duration:00:38:30

Green Buildings in Athens, Greece - With DCarbon’s Charalampos G.

2/17/2021
Charalampos Giannikopoulos is the founder of DCarbon, a consultancy firm whose goal is to provide top-quality analysis and strengthen existing values in the real-estate sector through the seamless integration of sustainable development tools, optimum efficiencies, innovation and green advocacy. Charalampos started his career in the UK as the Sustainability Coordinator of the R&D group at Aedas, a global leading architectural firm, jumping to the business consultancy sector focusing on...

Duration:00:27:56

Discussing Living Buildings, Hawaii, and More With LAS’ Jim Nicolow (FAIA, LEED Fellow)

2/10/2021
A nationally recognized expert on sustainable design, Jim serves as Director of Sustainability, leading the effort to incorporate sustainable design strategies and features into LAS design projects Nationally. Nicolow’s extensive knowledge of the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED rating system has made him a sought-after speaker, author, and blogger. He recently earned the distinctions of AIA Fellow and LEED Fellow. Nicolow joined LAS in 1997 and in 2001 became the first member of the...

Duration:00:31:51

Mexico City’s LEED Pioneer - Alicia Silva

2/3/2021
Director and founder of Revitaliza Consultores in Mexico City, a firm specialized in environmental consulting for green building portfolios, Alicia is responsible for overseeing LEED certification, strategic development, and corporate sustainability initiatives in diverse markets encompassing México, Peru, Colombia and Spain. In 2015, Alicia was recognized by GB&D Magazine as one of the 20 women who are shaping the sustainability landscape of tomorrow. She has overseen certification...

Duration:00:49:52

From Green Schools in California to Green Buildings in Kansas City With Sara Greenwood

1/27/2021
Sara Greenwood is a sustainability consultant with over 15 years of experience. Her expertise and insight into emerging green building practices and technologies provide a unique perspective for clients pursuing green building certifications or business initiatives. Her experience in sustainable program development and management helps to guide project teams through the green building planning, documentation, and certification process. Sara consults on a number of projects of various...

Duration:00:30:35

Green Buildings in Colombia Part 2: Green Factory CEO and LEED Fellow Diego Felipe Prada

1/20/2021
Experienced Chief Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the environmental services industry. Skilled in Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainable Design and Sustainability. Strong business development professional graduated from Universidad de Los Andes. Show Highlights Colombia’s use of natural ventilation to fit their mild climate Sustainability analysis of LEED versus Edge Certification Diego’s project Elemental, was an open letter for sustainability Colombia’s push...

Duration:00:31:27

Green Buildings in Colombia Part 1: Architect & Engineer Esteban Martinez

1/13/2021
Esteban Martinez is an architect and civil engineer from the Universidad de los Andes. He received his Master’s Degree in Sustainable Design from the Boston Architectural College and complementary studies in Sustainable Urbanism from the Rotterdam School of Architecture. Esteban holds the following credentials: LEED AP BD&C, LEED AP O&M, GREEN RATER, and Certified Building Commissioning Professional from the Association of Energy Engineers. Martinez is Co-Founder and Director of...

Duration:00:35:23

30+ Year Career at TIAA in Real Estate Sustainability with Nicholas Stolatis

1/6/2021
Nicholas Stolatis leads the asset management and sustainability practice at EPN Real Estate Services, Inc. Nick has extensive experience managing real estate investment assets across all property types and supports clients’ development and implementation of operational best practices. He also advises and represents clients on transactional activities, including leasing, sales, acquisitions and financing. As Head of Global Real Estate Sustainability & Enterprise Initiatives for TIAA,...

Duration:00:43:01

Taking an Entire Portfolio of Real Estate Carbon Neutral With Kilroy’s Sara Neff;

12/30/2020
Sara Neff took Kilroy Realty Corporation from having no sustainability program to being named the #1 public real estate company across all asset classes on sustainability in the Americas by GRESB. At Kilroy, she oversees all sustainability initiatives such as the implementation of energy and water efficiency projects, solar and battery installations, green janitor education, all LEED certifications, the deployment of electric vehicle charging stations, and the greening of building and...

Duration:00:37:24

Greening the City of Boston with Senior Architect John Dalzell

12/23/2020
John Dalzell is a Senior Architect for Sustainable Development at the Boston Redevelopment Authority. Leading the City's E+ Green Building and E+ Green Communities Programs which are joint BRA and Department of Neighborhood Development initiatives. John also has served on: the Board of Directors, US Green Building Council, Chair USGBC Location and Planning Technical Advisory Group, Member of the LEED for Neighborhood Development Core Committee, and is a Founding Board Member of the USGBC...

Duration:00:40:58

Sustainable Design Leader at HKS - Miranda Gardiner

12/16/2020
With more than 14 years of experience, Miranda’s portfolio ranges from research of corporate water footprinting and review of financing options for energy efficient homes to sustainable master plans. She has worked for internationally recognized organizations, such as the US Green Building Council and KfW, and within city governments in Germany and the UAE. In 2020, she was recognized for her ongoing sustainability work with the distinction of LEED Fellow from GBCI/USGBC. Her passion for...

Duration:00:42:56

AIA 2030 Commitment with OPN Architects’ Tate Walker

12/9/2020
Tate Walker is the Director of Sustainability at OPN Architects and leads projects and initiatives across the firm’s four offices. His experience is rooted in the architectural design process but also includes program and project management as well as the development of technical guidelines for high performing buildings. He has served on the AIA’s Committee on the Environment and USGBC’s Energy & Atmosphere Technical Advisory Group. Tate firmly believes that the connection between...

Duration:00:34:02

GBMS Bonus Year End Town Hall 2020

12/8/2020
Join a lively town hall discussion as two LEED Fellows, and a nationally leading builder discuss the unbelievable year 2020 has been and forecast the year in 2021. The wide-ranging conversation will cover a variety of pressing issues impacting the green building industry, including the US Presidential election, the US leaving the Paris Agreement, COVID building re-entry and the new LEED COVID response credits, diversity and inclusion, B Corporations, the buzzword of the year “carbon,” the...

Duration:00:56:45

Sustainable Furnishings with Susan Inglis

12/3/2020
Susan Inglis is the executive director and a founding member of the Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC), an independent coalition incorporated in March 2007 with the aim of promoting sustainable practices within the industry. Under her direction, SFC has led the green revolution by working with industry leaders to establish standards and practices to measure furniture sustainability. The SFC 275 members in its short lifetime. Inglis is also founder and owner of From The Mountain (FTM), a...

Duration:00:29:50

Writing Sustainability Specs With Deltek’s Camp Boyd

11/25/2020
Sustainability Consultant with more than ten years of experience in LEED, green building, and sustainable facility management. Project work has spanned over 500 projects in all of the commercial LEED rating systems for new and existing buildings, as well as sustainable master planning, building operations and maintenance, and sustainability reporting. Familiarity with Energy Star, WELL, CHPS, GRESB, TRUE, EDGE, SITES, Fitwel, Green Classroom, Parksmart and Green Globes programs....

Duration:00:30:40

Social Equity Through Green Buildings with LEED Fellow, Angi Rivera

11/18/2020
Angi Rivera has over 15 years of Sustainability Management experience and is the Managing Director + Project Manager at GreenShape, LLC. Formerly Regional Sustainability Practice Leader of one of the world’s largest Architecture and Engineering firms, Angi has managed Sustainable Design and Planning for both government and commercial globally. Angi has worked on a vast array of projects including: new and renovated mixed-use, residential, military, educational, industrial, correctional, and...

Duration:00:27:13

GBMS with Charlie Cichetti

11/11/2020
Today is a special episode with our one and only, Charlie Cichetti, with a special announcement regarding the "2020 LEED FELLOWS and GREENBUILD ANNOUNCEMENT." Show Highlights Greenbuild International Conference and Expo 2020 Green Business Certification Inc. Celebrates the 2020 Class of LEED Fellows | U.S. Green Building Council Connect with Charlie Cichetti and GBES Charlie on LinkedIn Green Building Educational Services GBES on Twitter Connect on LinkedIn Like on...

Duration:00:11:17

Leading Sustainability MBA Program with Dr. Robert Sroufe

11/5/2020
Robert Sroufe is a Professor of Sustainability, Operations and Supply Chain Management in the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Professor Sroufe develops and teaches a course on Strategic Sustainability and Models, which covers the forces and models driving current decision making while integrating sustainable business practices into operations. He also develops and teaches a course on Sustainable Tools and Processes which teaches students...

Duration:00:35:43

Embodied Carbon Discussion with the Director of Building Science at Payette - Andrea Love

10/28/2020
As a Building Scientist, Andrea’s interests are in pushing the performance and minimizing the environmental impact of her projects. She also enjoys building the firm’s knowledge and intuition about sustainability through research endeavors and project explorations. At Payette, Andrea works across projects to bring rigor to the performance of projects. She integrates performance modeling tools into Payette’s design process at the very beginning to inform and push designs. Additionally, she...

Duration:00:34:01

Housing and Social Equity with LEED Fellow Jeff Oberdorfer

10/21/2020
Jeff focuses on public interest architecture and planning. He is the former Executive Director of First Community Housing, a Non-Profit Affordable Housing Developer in San Jose, CA. As Executive Director of FCH, Jeff built the firm into a nationally recognized pioneer [and early adopter] in the development of sustainable, affordable housing. FCH's impressive record of architecturally significant, sustainable affordable housing in the Silicon Valley has been recognized through multiple local,...

Duration:00:34:32