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Improving the Built Environment Since 1972

Improving the Built Environment Since 1972

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United States

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Improving the Built Environment Since 1972

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English


Episodes

Charlotte’s Web of Building Electrification Strategies …with Charlotte Matthews

6/30/2022
It’s not every day we get to interview someone with such a diverse background of project experiences. Whether it was working for an architect, developer,... The post Charlotte’s Web of Building Electrification Strategies …with Charlotte Matthews appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:01:02:52

(ENCORE) ‘All-Access’ with Peter Stratton

5/5/2022
First released in 2018, ‘All-Access’ is the perfect episode for those interested in learning more about accessibility compliance, especially as it pertains to building design,... The post (ENCORE) ‘All-Access’ with Peter Stratton appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:29:41

Building Operations and Training with Jonathan Rodnite and Adam Romano

4/10/2022
Ever wonder who is responsible for ensuring the performance of a building? Yes, designers and contractors can have a significant impact during construction, but once... The post Building Operations and Training with Jonathan Rodnite and Adam Romano appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:48:54

The Economics of Developing Sustainable Buildings with Christina McPike

2/3/2022
If you’re like us, you want to hear from someone who not only talks the talk but walks the walk. Our guest for this episode... The post The Economics of Developing Sustainable Buildings with Christina McPike appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:48:12

Venting About Ventilation, Heat Pumps, and Net Zero with the Buildings+Beyond Team

1/6/2022
Sometimes it’s good to vent. Well, if you ask a Passive House expert, it’s always good to vent. So, that’s exactly what we did for... The post Venting About Ventilation, Heat Pumps, and Net Zero with the Buildings+Beyond Team appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:01:10:27

What Should a Degree in Sustainability Look Like? with Patrick Hossay

12/9/2021
A degree in sustainability can mean many things. Sure, you can develop a focus, but how does an undergraduate program truly prepare you to become... The post What Should a Degree in Sustainability Look Like? with Patrick Hossay appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:42:52

Designing the World’s First Passive House Car Dealership with Andrew Peel

11/4/2021
The Passive House standard has been applied to some extraordinary building projects to date. From single family and high-rise residential to industrial and commercial buildings, building professionals have adopted the Passive... The post Designing the World’s First Passive House Car Dealership with Andrew Peel appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:33:18

The Role of Heat Pumps in Low-Moderate Income Homes with Jon Harrod

10/6/2021
The electrification of buildings is considered to be a primary strategy for reducing carbon emissions and kicking fossil fuels. Luckily, due to advancements in technology... The post The Role of Heat Pumps in Low-Moderate Income Homes with Jon Harrod appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:01:00:19

A Framework for Equity and Buildings with Kathryn Wright

9/16/2021
As building professionals and policymakers, it is our responsibility to integrate equity into our work. But how do we ensure equity is being addressed in... The post A Framework for Equity and Buildings with Kathryn Wright appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:52:18

(ENCORE) Why is Kitchen Ventilation So Important? With Dr. Iain Walker from LBNL

8/3/2021
We first released this episode in April 2019. Since then, our topic of discussion with Iain has only become more relevant. We recently caught up... The post (ENCORE) Why is Kitchen Ventilation So Important? With Dr. Iain Walker from LBNL appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:40:17

The Devil’s in the Details: Common Accessibility Oversights with Peter Stratton

7/6/2021
With all of the moving parts during the design and construction of a building project, one wrong move can compromise accessibility compliance. Unintentional oversights are... The post The Devil’s in the Details: Common Accessibility Oversights with Peter Stratton appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:46:35

Healthy Buildings, Healthy Humans with Sarah Nugent

6/10/2021
We think a lot about high-performance buildings – but what about the high-performance humans in those buildings? As the future of office-dwelling is on everyone’s... The post Healthy Buildings, Healthy Humans with Sarah Nugent appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:24:41

Incorporating Home and Community in Senior Housing with Valerie Mutterperl

5/4/2021
What role do designers, providers, and policymakers play in making senior living communities more vibrant and supportive for older adult residents? How do these spaces... The post Incorporating Home and Community in Senior Housing with Valerie Mutterperl appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:50:51

Building Comradery with Steven Winter

4/20/2021
Comradery [käm-ˌra-d(ə-)rē] noun 1 A feeling of friendliness, goodwill, and familiarity among the people in a group. At SWA, comradery is etched into our company... The post Building Comradery with Steven Winter appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:45:02

Electrification Nation with Laura Tajima

3/2/2021
Cities across North America are paving the way for wide-spread building electrification. Although there are many benefits associated with going all-electric, there are also many... The post Electrification Nation with Laura Tajima appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:34:05

It’s Time to 86 Fossil Fuels in Commercial Kitchens with Chris Galarza

2/5/2021
Imagine this: you’re a chef or cook in a high-stress commercial kitchen setting. You’re making split second decisions with little breathing room, and each quick... The post It’s Time to 86 Fossil Fuels in Commercial Kitchens with Chris Galarza appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:01:04:26

Farm-to-Shelter Building with Andrew Linn

1/5/2021
We’ve all heard of “farm-to-table” in the context of our food, but what about “farm-to-shelter” in the context of our homes? As we try to... The post Farm-to-Shelter Building with Andrew Linn appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:47:14

Designing for Inclusion with Victoria Lanteigne

12/2/2020
Disability inclusion in the built environment is extremely important. But, it shouldn’t end there. How do we ensure that we are being truly inclusive of... The post Designing for Inclusion with Victoria Lanteigne appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:41:19

Solar Panels or Asthma? Equity and the Built Environment with Jeremy Hays

11/6/2020
Social equity is key to the work that we do in the built environment. Far too often, marginalized communities receive more of the burdens and... The post Solar Panels or Asthma? Equity and the Built Environment with Jeremy Hays appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:01:11:16

‘Back to the Basics’ of Affordable Housing with Les Bluestone

10/6/2020
In a city as crowded and expensive as New York City, there is a growing need for access to safe and affordable housing. With this... The post ‘Back to the Basics’ of Affordable Housing with Les Bluestone appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:49:04