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#48 How to insulate below the slab?

11/7/2018
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In this podcast Casey explains some of your options for insulating below the slab. Casey Grey is a licensed carpenter, he is the Founder of The Conscious Builder where he and his team focus on building and renovating homes “consciously”. Ultimately, these are homes that are cheaper to operate, better for the environment, more comfortable to live in and, most importantly, healthier for the families who live in them. For enquiries contact us directly at 613-693-0914 or email us at...

Duration:00:03:22

#47 Why you should hire a designer for your next project?

9/12/2018
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In this video Casey talks about the value of working with a designer, Casey and his wife Natasha are currently working with a designer on the design of Natasha's new Meditation Studio in Ottawa, ON. We are working with Lynne from Designfase Contact: lynne.designfase@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/ecoAdesign/ If you missed Casey's rant on designers: here's the link: https://youtu.be/93w4g0_j-JA Casey Grey is a licensed carpenter, he is the Founder of The Conscious Builder where he...

Duration:00:03:28

#42 Building with natural products: Sustainable building with Chris Magwood from the Endeavour Center

6/29/2018
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In this interview Chris Magwood from the Endeavour center talks about sustainable building practices that we can incorporate into our builds now. Chris Magwood Contact: chris@endeavourcentre.org http://endeavourcentre.org/ Instagram: Endeavour_centre Watch the interview on youtube here: https://youtu.be/JRt0GAKoRvM and stay tuned for our campus and work site tour that we'll be sharing on our youtube channel. Make sure to subscribe to our channel so you don't miss...

Duration:00:22:24

#41 Selecting your contractor, why home builder associations are a great resource!

6/20/2018
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Casey has been on the chair for the Greater Ottawa Home Builders Association, he offers his advice on selecting your contractor for your next repair or renovation. Subscribe to our channel for updates on the construction of our Net Zero Home Enquiries: Email: info@TheConsciousBuilder.com Direct: 613.693.0914 Social...

Duration:00:04:45

#40 Inteview with Tim Priddle co -owner of Ottawa's The Wood Source

6/14/2018
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Tim Priddle Introduces us to his business and some of the history behind it. watch the 1840's kit barn tour here: https://youtu.be/0zJE3td-0ZM The Wood Source 6178 Mitch Owens Rd, Manotick, Ontario, Canada K4M 1B2 Tel: 613.822.6800 Toll Free: 855.822.6800 Email: info@wood-source.com Enquiries: Email: info@TheConsciousBuilder.com Direct: 613.693.0914 Social...

Duration:00:08:18

#39 Should I host my place on AirBNB?

6/13/2018
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As an airbnb host for the last year, Casey shares some thoughts and advice that might help you make some extra money on the popular sharing app. Subscribe to our channel for updates on the construction of our Net Zero Home Enquiries: Email: info@TheConsciousBuilder.com Direct: 613.693.0914 Social Media www.theconsciousbuilder.com/ https://www.facebook.com/theconsciousbuilder https://twitter.com/buildconscious https://www.instagram.com/the_conscious_builder/ Disclaimer Videos...

Duration:00:04:39

#38 Do you have construction insurance?

6/6/2018
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In this episode Casey explains a few of his clients experiences with insurance with regards to a flooding and fire incident. Every Wednesday we post another #askcaseyG episode, if you have a question feel free to write it in the comments below or reach out to us on social media with the hashtag #askcaseyG and we may choose it for a future episode. Subscribe to our channel for updates on the construction of our Net Zero Home Enquiries: Email: info@TheConsciousBuilder.com Direct:...

Duration:00:04:20

#37 What are SIP's

6/1/2018
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In this episode Casey explains some of the pro and cons of using SIP's for your building envelope. Every Tuesday we post another #askcaseyG episode, if you have a question feel free to write it in the comments below or reach out to us on social media with the hashtag #askcaseyG and we may choose it for a future episode. Subscribe to our channel for updates on the construction of our Net Zero Home Enquiries: Email: info@TheConsciousBuilder.com Direct: 613.693.0914 Social...

Duration:00:02:37

#36 Window Shopping

5/18/2018
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Today's episode is about windows. Windows are a big part of the comfort of your home. They determine if your house has enough light and if your house is sufficiently airtight. You have many choices from different manufacturers. The question is, what are the criteria you have to judge these choices?

Duration:00:08:48

#35 Airtightness with Casey Grey

5/12/2018
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In today's episode, we are going back to answering home-related questions. Casey will explain why airtightness is important. It will give you a better view on our previous episode: Interview with Stephen Magneron For more information, go to our website TheCosnciousBuilder.com/Podcast

Duration:00:09:08

#34: Conservation First with Stephen Magneron (HomeSol)

5/4/2018
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Today's guest is Stephen Magneron. Stephen is an Advances Building Specialist, and he is one of the first people we call when we are building an energy efficient home. In this episode, Stephen talks about the different types of building standards and how they are different. He gives tips on how better take advantage of the government rebates and programs. To find out more, go to...

Duration:00:30:29

#33: Rob Black - LogsEnd

4/27/2018
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Today's guest is Rob Black, VP of Sales & Marketing and part-owner of Logs End Inc. Casey and Rob talk about how LogsEnd recovers the logs form the Ottawa river and how those logs end up becoming wood flooring. More about Rob and LogsEnd here: https://www.logsend.com/who-we-are/about-us/ Record and edit by Veronica Druta

Duration:00:29:35

#32: Paul Cairns - SmartNet Alliance

4/20/2018
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Today's guest is Paul Cairns, the Executive Director at SmartNet Alliance. He is very enthusiastic and passionate about green/sustainable movement in Canada and in the world. To learn more about SmartNet Alliance go to https://www.smartnetalliance.ca/ Recording and edit by Veronica Druta

Duration:00:30:20

#31: Chris Straka - Vert Design

4/10/2018
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Today's guest is Chris Straka, the founder of Vert Design. The Conscious Builder and Vert Design have been working on projects together for a couple of years. Casey and Chris have become friends given the similar life values that they share. About Vert Design: http://vertdesign.ca/ About Chris: http://vertdesign.ca/chris/ Projects The Conscious Builder and Vert Design worked...

Duration:01:04:33

*BONUS* The Impact Report - Casey Grey- Rebroadcast

4/6/2018
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The Impact Report: https://leadthechange.bard.edu/podcast Re-broadcast TheCosnciousBuilder.com More about the Passive House: http://www.theconsciousbuilder.com/passive-house/ and http://www.theconsciousbuilder.com/portfolio-item/passive-house-red-castle/ edit by Veronica Druta How much does it cost to renovate? - http://www.theconsciousbuilder.com/cost-renovate/ How much it cost to build a custom home? -http://www.theconsciousbuilder.com/cost-build-custom-home/

Duration:00:19:17

#30: Passive House - Lessons Learned

3/30/2018
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TheCosnciousBuilder.com More about the Passive House: http://www.theconsciousbuilder.com/passive-house/ and http://www.theconsciousbuilder.com/portfolio-item/passive-house-red-castle/ Film and edit by Veronica Druta How much does it cost to renovate? - http://www.theconsciousbuilder.com/cost-renovate/ How much it cost to build a custom home? -http://www.theconsciousbuilder.com/cost-build-custom-home/ The opinions expressed on the radio program by the host/co hosts, guests are solely...

Duration:00:11:08

#29: Casey's Rant on Designers

3/23/2018
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TheCosnciousBuilder.com Collaboration leads to innovation Film and edit by Veronica Druta Integrated Design Process - http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/energy/efficie... "An integrated design process (IDP) involves a holistic approach to high-performance building design and construction. It relies upon every member of the project team sharing a vision of sustainability, and working collaboratively to implement sustainability goals. This process enables the team to optimize systems, reduce...

Duration:00:12:59

#28: Smart Home Systems

3/15/2018
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TheCosnciousBuilder.com *** IF YOU ARE OTTAWA LOCAL MUSIC ARTIST, CONTACT US, WE WOULD LOVE TO FEATURE YOU *** Produced and edited by Veronica Druta Caseta – http://www.lutron.com/en-US/Products/Pages/SingleRoomControls/CasetaWireless/Overview.aspx Ra2Select - http://www.lutron.com/en-US/Products/Pages/WholeHomeSystems/RA2Select/Overview.aspx RadioRa2 - http://www.lutron.com/en-US/Products/Pages/WholeHomeSystems/RadioRA2/Overview.aspx Homeworks –...

Duration:00:35:23

#27: Importance of Humidity Levels in a Home

3/9/2018
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TheCosnciousBuilder.com Music: Joakim Karud - Whish you were here *** IF YOU ARE OTTAWA LOCAL MUSIC ARTIST, CONTACT US, WE WOULD LOVE TO FEATURE YOU *** Film and edit by Veronica Druta HOBO app: http://www.onsetcomp.com/products/software/hobomobile How much does it cost to renovate? - http://www.theconsciousbuilder.com/cost-renovate/ How much it cost to build a custom home? -...

Duration:00:07:35

#26: Why your furnace might be too big for your home? - House-as-a-system

3/1/2018
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TheCosnciousBuilder.com What is the difference between an HRV and an ERV? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5I1BEiWRqE Record and edit by Veronica Druta Integrated Design Process - http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/energy/efficiency/buildings/eenb/integrated-design-process/4047 How much does it cost to renovate? - http://www.theconsciousbuilder.com/cost-renovate/ How much it cost to build a custom home? -...

Duration:00:07:15