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Improving the Built Environment since 1972

Improving the Built Environment since 1972
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Improving the Built Environment since 1972

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Human Psychology and the Built Environment with Kristof Irwin

7/17/2019
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When all is said and done, buildings are intended for people. So, why do some buildings lack the components critical to human health and happiness?... The post Human Psychology and the Built Environment with Kristof Irwin appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:40:52

We Should Know Better: Top 10 Multifamily Design Mistakes with Steve Klocke, Part 2

7/9/2019
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The residential building industry has made incredible progress toward sustainability and energy efficiency goals. At the same time, Senior Sustainability Consultant and Registered Architect Steve... The post We Should Know Better: Top 10 Multifamily Design Mistakes with Steve Klocke, Part 2 appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:30:36

We Should Know Better: Top 10 Multifamily Design Mistakes with Steve Klocke, Part 1

7/2/2019
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The residential building industry has made incredible progress toward sustainability and energy efficiency goals. At the same time, Senior Sustainability Consultant and Registered Architect Steve... The post We Should Know Better: Top 10 Multifamily Design Mistakes with Steve Klocke, Part 1 appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:20:09

Healthy & Sustainable Building Materials with Charley Stevenson, Part 2

6/18/2019
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The advancement of building materials has allowed professionals to achieve new heights when designing and constructing high-performance buildings. But, the topic of building materials is not... The post Healthy & Sustainable Building Materials with Charley Stevenson, Part 2 appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:37:08

Healthy & Sustainable Building Materials with Charley Stevenson, Part 1

6/11/2019
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The advancement of building materials has allowed professionals to achieve new heights when designing and constructing high-performance buildings. But, the topic of building materials is not... The post Healthy & Sustainable Building Materials with Charley Stevenson, Part 1 appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:46:37

The Importance of Climate Policy in Cities with Laurie Kerr

6/4/2019
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As we enter a new era of climate policy, we wanted to evaluate some of the efforts major cities have made along the way. How... The post The Importance of Climate Policy in Cities with Laurie Kerr appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:40:26

Developing Boston’s Tallest Passive House with Brad Mahoney

5/29/2019
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As we continue our discussions around high-performance buildings, we would be remiss if we did not discuss the laudable endeavor that is MP Boston’s Winthrop... The post Developing Boston’s Tallest Passive House with Brad Mahoney appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:26:13

NYC’s Green New Deal? Diving into the Climate Mobilization Act with Marc Zuluaga

4/23/2019
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Considered one of the most ambitious and innovative legislative initiatives of any major U.S. city, New York City’s Climate Mobilization Act has significant implications for... The post NYC’s Green New Deal? Diving into the Climate Mobilization Act with Marc Zuluaga appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:51:31

Universal Design with Mary Jo Peterson

4/16/2019
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Universal Design recognizes that there is no one-size-fits-all solution to design and construction. By incorporating Universal Design features into the built environment, we can accommodate... The post Universal Design with Mary Jo Peterson appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:36:03

High-Performance Schools with John Balfe from NEEP

4/9/2019
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Air quality, acoustics, and thermal comfort are just some of the critical elements to consider when assessing the indoor environmental quality of a building. But... The post High-Performance Schools with John Balfe from NEEP appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:30:38

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

4/2/2019
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When you fire on a stove-top burner, whether it is electric, gas, or convection, many byproducts are released. This increase in moisture, gas, and other... The post Why is Kitchen Ventilation So Important? With Dr. Iain Walker from LBNL appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:38:24

High-Performance Building Enclosures with Bill Zoeller

3/26/2019
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Critical to the make-up of a high-performance building, is a well-designed, carefully construction building enclosure. Thanks to advancements in building-science knowledge, building materials, and construction... The post High-Performance Building Enclosures with Bill Zoeller appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:32:10

Electrifying Buildings with Richard Faesy

3/19/2019
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The electrification of buildings has become a growing trend in both residential and commercial sectors. Consumers that combine energy efficiency measures with newer heat-pump technologies... The post Electrifying Buildings with Richard Faesy appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:34:32

The True Cost of Building Better Homes with Tim McDonald

3/12/2019
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Did you know that in the U.S., 48% of energy consumption and 45% of greenhouse gas emissions are attributed to buildings (EIA 2012)? As designers,... The post The True Cost of Building Better Homes with Tim McDonald appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:35:04

E8: Smart Buildings

9/25/2018
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The buildings where we live, work, and play are getting smarter. Even our refrigerators can tell us if we need to buy more cheese while... The post E8: Smart Buildings appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:38:14

E7: Improving the Efficiency of Your Single-Family Home

9/18/2018
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Buying a home can be overwhelming. There are many factors that need to be considered and decisions that need to be made. For many Americans,... The post E7: Improving the Efficiency of Your Single-Family Home appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:26:13

E6: Zero Energy Buildings – The Equation is Easier Than You Think!

9/11/2018
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Mainstream demand for highly efficient, resilient, and cost-effective buildings is greater than ever before. More people are looking to integrate zero energy design and construction... The post E6: Zero Energy Buildings – The Equation is Easier Than You Think! appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:32:29

E5: Getting The Most From Heat Pumps

8/28/2018
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Air-source heat pumps (ASHPs) are a booming business. In the Northeast, manufacturers report that sales of residential systems have increased by 25-35% per year over... The post E5: Getting The Most From Heat Pumps appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:30:19

E4: ‘All Access’ with Peter Stratton

8/21/2018
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There are approximately 57 million Americans living with disabilities in the United States; worldwide, people with disabilities make up 15% of our population. Given this... The post E4: ‘All Access’ with Peter Stratton appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:26:35

E3: Solar PV – The Revolution Continues

8/14/2018
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By the end of 2050, solar energy is projected to be the world’s largest source of electricity. While utility-scale solar will comprise much of this... The post E3: Solar PV – The Revolution Continues appeared first on Steven Winter Associates, Inc..

Duration:00:21:00