Doing the Right Thing with Kim Hibbs of Hibbs Homes

– Posted in: Building Sciences, Green Gab Podcast, Green Homes, Home Performance, Stl Home Show
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Hibbs Homes is a custom home building company building high performance (a.k.a. green) homes in the St. Louis metropolitan area. While high performance and green building have gained a considerable following over the years, Kim states “you want the people who buy your homes and build with you to be happy - happy from a [...]

Daylighting from the Fifth Wall with Mike Chance of Velux

– Posted in: Energy Efficient Lighting, Green Gab Podcast, Home Performance, Homeowners, Stl Home Show
GG Ep 46 with Mike Chance Velux Recording March 2017 daylighting

Mike Chance of Velux Skylights has been a champion of daylighting for 20 years. Velux Skylights has been around since 1941 when Villum Kann Rasmussen started his firm V. Kann Rassmussen & Co in wartime Copenhagen, Denmark. “One of his first commissions was to supply roof windows to a number of school buildings, in which [...]

Buying and Building with Regional Materials

– Posted in: Building Materials, Building Sciences, Education, Green Gab Podcast
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Regional materials for your home are a great idea and are all about making smart decisions. Regional materials can be part of a green home – whether certified or becoming green as you go. In times past, people pretty much built and used whatever was available. With modern transportation and distribution, we can use materials [...]

Sustainability and Green Building with Eric Tilden of NAHB

– Posted in: Building Sciences, Green Gab Podcast, Sustainable Green Practices
Green Building

  Eric Tilden joins us to gab about Sustainability and Green Building at NAHB - National Association of Homebuilders located in Washington D.C. NAHB is a trade association of home builders and others in the home builder industry representing nearly 140,000 members across the United States. Home Builders Associations (HBAs) and Building Industry Associations (BIAs) are [...]

Creating a Better, More Energy Responsible, & Sustainable America – Suzanne Shelton

– Posted in: Blog, Energy Efficiency Basics, Green Gab Podcast, Rate of Climate Change, Sustainable Green Practices

This time around we gabbed with Suzanne Shelton of the Shelton Group. The Shelton Group is one of, if not the leading marketing agency exclusively dedicated to energy and environmental arena, or sustainability arena. Suzanne started the company 25 years ago when she was 23 years old completely by accident. About 11 years in, she [...]