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LEED + WELL
Buildings today cause 39% of CO2 emissions in the US. If you have not heard of LEED and or WELL, today's episode is a great intro into these industry design standards that are shifting buildings to healthier and more human-centric spaces. We discuss environmental and green building history, LEED and WELL basics, industry perception, issues and potential value. Project Spotlights: Operation Smile Global Headquarters | Virginia Beach, VA American Society of Interior Designer | Washington DC...
Career Planning in the Building Industry
Ever wonder what it's like to be an architect, engineer, developer or contractor? In today's episode we welcome our guest Puneet Comar, Director of Land Development, US West of IBI Group to join our discussion on career planning in the building industry. Through this discussion we'll discuss what attracted us to the industry, salary expectations, educational requirements, critical business issues to be addressed in the near future, licensing tips and what to consider when evaluating career...
A national conversation about housing is coming to the forefront. In this episode we explore how we may have gotten here. We discuss current issues of affordability, potential causes - labor shortage, rising land and material costs, immigration - and potential solutions now and in the future. Show Music: Intro - "Funky Suspense" from www.bensound.com History - "Enigmatic" from www.bensound.com Audio Clips: "The Feudal System and the Domesday Book," by ClickView and "The Disturbing History of...