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Weathertex have been running Weathertex Webinex series of online webinars since early 2020. These successful events are now being made available on our podcast for you to enjoy. WEBINEX Talks events have been held on such topics as; Passive House Movement is Australia, Prefab Building in Australia, Tiny House Movement in Australia and Benefits of Sustainable Building. These and many more are available on our website to watch on demand www.weathertex.com.au/webinars. Be sure to subscribe to find out about new podcasts as they become available.

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Weathertex have been running Weathertex Webinex series of online webinars since early 2020. These successful events are now being made available on our podcast for you to enjoy. WEBINEX Talks events have been held on such topics as; Passive House Movement is Australia, Prefab Building in Australia, Tiny House Movement in Australia and Benefits of Sustainable Building. These and many more are available on our website to watch on demand www.weathertex.com.au/webinars. Be sure to subscribe to find out about new podcasts as they become available.

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English


Episodes

Search Alex - Specification Podcast - Weathertex

10/25/2022
Joe Vu & Laurence Ritchie from Search Alex talk to Andrew Savage about Weathertex.

Duration:00:39:14

Global Greentag International – what makes them unique as building product certifiers?

9/15/2021
Global Greentag has taken on the critical task of eliminating Modern Slavery from supply chains. But what puts Greentag in a unique position to help build trust in the green marketplace and maybe even save the planet in the process? Join David Baggs from Global Greentag to learn more. David Baggs is CEO and Program Director of Global GreenTagCert Australia and the World’s leading LCA based product ecolabelling, rating, certification, EPD and Product Health Declaration (PhD) Program...

Duration:00:34:58

R U OK Webinar… Weathertex Talks with NRL Legends Wayne Pearce and Chris Walker

9/15/2021
As part of R U OK Day, Jason O’Hagan, Managing Director of Weathertex will be interviewing NRL legends Wayne Pearce and Chris Walker to discuss some of their career highlights, how they managed their own wellbeing during high pressured situations and challenges and current charity work involvement.

Duration:00:48:00

Webinex Talks - Circular Economies and the Built Environment

9/2/2021
Simply put, a circular economy is a systemic approach to economic development designed to benefit businesses, society, and the environment. In contrast to the ‘take-make-waste’ linear model, a circular economy is regenerative by design and aims to gradually decouple growth from the consumption of finite resources, by designing-out waste and pollution, keeping products and materials in use for as long as possible, and regenerating natural systems. Business and Political leaders alike are...

Duration:00:32:29

Is passivhaus the future for Australian house design?

8/26/2021
Dick and his colleagues at Envirotecture have carved out a reputation as the main ‘go-to’ Passive Haus design practice in NSW, having designed all three Certified Passive Haus projects built to date in NSW. Europe is leading the way when it comes to the Passive Haus movement, but is it necessary in Australia? Tune in to find out… the answer may surprise you. Dick Clarke is principal of Envirotecture, Architects and Building Designers who focus exclusively on ecologically sustainable and...

Duration:00:28:33

Biophilia and the Built Environment

8/19/2021
Simply put, Biophilia focuses on those aspects of the natural world that have contributed to human health and productivity in the age-old struggle to be fit and survive. Biophilic Design seeks to connect our inherent need to affiliate with nature in the modern built environment. Biophilia is one way of working towards more sustainable and healthier construction – don’t miss this fascinating discussion. Matilde Martin is a Sustainability Advocate with a degree in Interior architecture and a...

Duration:00:30:36

Behavioural Design in a Covid/Post Covid World

8/12/2021
In partnership with DNA Behavior International™, Deborah provides a suite of behavioural management solutions to help businesses “know, engage and grow” their executives, departmental and team leaders, employees and clients. Callie’s ‘Designing for Human Behaviour’ places ‘predictive human behavioural sets and sequencing’ at the heart of each design challenge, which maximises both the physical and emotional reward for the visitor and, by extension, meets the financial (and other) objectives...

Duration:00:28:47

Prefabrication Building in Australia

9/7/2020
Modular prefabricated projects are on the rise in Australia, with more and more buyers turning to prefabricated options rather than the typical onsite build. At present, five per cent of all homes are modular but that is expected to rise to as much as 25 per cent by 2025. Is this the inevitable future of construction in Australia? Join Weathertex and four key experts in this field to discuss this topic in more detail: Lester Raikes, Managing Director – Anchor Homes (VIC) As one of our...

Duration:00:56:52

Sustainable Design Trends

9/7/2020
We discuss some of the prominent, stylish and sustainable design trends making waves across Australia and around the globe. We speak with renowned Australian designers about balancing art and function, style and sustainability in their recent residential projects. And we examine current and future internal design and trends. Kylie Mitchell, Principle & Designer at Art Houses by Kylie Mitchell My passion since childhood has been creating beautiful art and by the time I was a teenager that had...

Duration:00:59:06

Additions & Renovations

9/2/2020
Renovations and additions can improve the value, liveability and sustainability of your home with careful planning, thoughtful design and a considered choice of materials. Given the current economic climate, is there likely to be a greater demand for additions and renovations Australia? Join Weathertex and key experts to discuss the benefits, challenges, design factors , material selection and more, when it comes to alternations and additions. Anthony Windust, Director of Windust...

Duration:00:56:54

Weathertex Natural Range – Staining & Treatments

9/2/2020
The Weathertex Natural is a series of unprimed weatherboards and architectural panels that have been in the market since 2011, and were created with the environmentally responsible designer, architect or builder in mind. The Weathertex Natural range offers a unique appearance with the characteristics and looks of raw undressed timber. Its surface is pressed to create a random woodgrain effect, showing the knots, grains and imperfections of natural wood. The Natural range is extremely...

Duration:00:54:03

The benefits of selecting ‘healthier’ products

9/2/2020
At the beginning 2020, many of us felt that this was going to be a big year, but none of us expected the huge impact that has come with COVID 19. Our shared global experience of the last seven months has brought the topic of health starkly into focus. Similar to food, many building materials today are highly processed and sometimes include toxic chemicals which may adversely affect our health. Simply by living in a modern home or work environment, we may unwittingly compromise our daily...

Duration:00:57:25

Greenfield Building in Australia

8/26/2020
Experts predict Australia’s population to double in the next 50 years, with the Australian Bureau of Statistics forecasting our population to increase to 42 million people by 2056. Australia’s infrastructure needs to keep pace with this expected population boom. The Federal and State governments are looking to encourage and fund new initiatives aimed at anticipating this population growth by making our cities smarter, curbing congestion in urban population centres, increasing our national...

Duration:01:10:21

Benefits of Sustainable Building

8/25/2020
Building construction currently consumes between 30-50% of raw materials worldwide. With significant growth taking place in the building sector, it’s important to make more informed choices when it comes to sustainable building with regards to the impact that material sourcing will have on the environment . Sustainable construction goes beyond green building practices — structures are designed to have a lower environmental impact over their entire lifetime, while providing a normal level of...

Duration:01:04:10

Passivhaus Movement in Australia

8/25/2020
Passive Housing looks like it could be ‘the next big thing’ in Australia. While it’s a relatively new idea here, it’s been around in Europe for a couple of decades. Originating in Germany in 1992 where it is known as ‘Passivhaus’, it has proved to be a very useful means of getting buildings of all types (not just residential) to provide high quality, low energy indoor environments. If you’re thinking of building, designing or living in a Passive Home or want to know more about this topic,...

Duration:01:02:49

Tiny House Movement in Australia

8/25/2020
Australia’s homes are among the largest in the world but there’s an increase momentum behind the downsizing trend. Now, people are starting to understand that good things really can come in small (or tiny) packages. Housing affordability, simple way of living and sustainability are some of the main triggers that many people are considering living small or tiny. Grant Emans, Director of Designer Eco Tiny Homes will be joining Weathertex to discuss the benefits, challenges and some...

Duration:00:56:52

Women in Construction

8/20/2020
Building and construction is the nation’s second largest industry. It impacts on our everyday lives by building our communities and the homes, schools, hospitals, roads, offices, shops and airports that we take for granted. It also builds prosperity in every city, town and region employing more than a million people. But with women currently making up only 11% of the industry’s total workforce and only 1% of building trades, the industry is missing out on the skills and talents of half the...

Duration:01:13:18