Aug. 1, 2022

Retrofitting to EnerPHit standard - Gervase Mangwana - BS083

This is the first of 3 episodes with Gervase Wangwana - a Retrofit specialist, Airtightness tester and reformed DJ. Part 2 will …

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July 21, 2022

Material Carbon Emissions & The BEAM Calculator - Chris Magwood - BS0…

Chris Magwood is once again our guest on the podcast. Today we are discussing calculating materials carbon emissions, which might…

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May 30, 2022

Life Cycle Analysis in Construction - Jane Anderson - BS079

This week on the podcast we have Jane Anderson, who is an expert in Life Cycle Analysis (LCA), EPD and Embodied Carbon for constr…

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May 11, 2022

Ventilation and Timber (Futurebuild 2022) - Vince House & Matt Steven…

Two conversations recorded at Futurebuild 2022. Vince House talks about demand controlled ventilation and Matt Stevenson about ho…

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May 11, 2022

Green Building Calculator & Cobbauge (Futurebuild 2022) - Brian Murph…

Conversations recorded at Futurebuild 2022 with Brian Murphy of the Green Building Calculator and Rowland Keable of EBUKI talking…

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March 30, 2022

Does adding mass to your building make it more energy efficient? - Es…

It's a commonly held belief that adding mass into your building will make it more energy efficient. In this episode I talk with E…

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March 15, 2022

Selling Sustainability, Not Your Soul - Virginia Cinquemani - BS073

Virginia is a qualified architect, project manager, BREEAM AP and ISO14001 Lead Auditor, with a lifelong passion for sustainabili…

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Jan. 18, 2022

Good Insulation and Avoiding Condensation - Part 1- Ben Kerslake - BS…

With energy prices soaring, everybody has good reason to be thinking about adding more insulation to their home. In this episode …

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Jan. 18, 2022

Good Insulation and Avoiding Condensation - Part 2 - Ben Kerslake - B…

Part 2! (Check out episode 67 for Part 1) With energy prices soaring, everybody has good reason to be thinking about adding more …

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Jan. 6, 2022

A Circular, Bioregional Construction Economy - George Massoud & Summe…

We discuss the report created by Material Cultures and ARUP which examines the potential positive impacts of a bioregional constr…

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Dec. 7, 2021

What are the environmental impacts of building with Straw? - John But…

John Butler is back for another episode, this time focussing on 'natural' materials and their whole life carbon. Topics include: …

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Nov. 30, 2021

Why should we be building Passivhaus? - John Butler - BS063

In this episode John explains the principles and requirements of Passivhaus construction. He dispels some common myths and goes i…

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Nov. 16, 2021

Changing Construction Materials and Cultures in the Waste Age - Georg…

The construction industry needs a shake up. Not just in the materials that are used but in the cultures within the industry. We t…

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Oct. 19, 2021

Circular Economy in the Built Environment - Duncan Baker-Brown - BS061

Welcome back to Building Sustainability, this episode I'm joined by Architect , Academic , Author & Environmental Activist - Dunc…

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Aug. 3, 2021

Innovating Affordable Housing - Craig White - BS055

Craig White is back for another episode, we chatted away for a couple of hours so this is the second part of the conversation. It…

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