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The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute has started a new chapter recently with the launching of a new Architectural Certification Program. We’re joined by Randy Wilson, PCI Director of Architectural Precast Systems, to find out more about this new program.
Lora Ferrazzo-Bourck joined us to discuss empowering diversity and inclusion within the building enclosure industry. Lora is a Member of the Board of Directors for the Southern Ontario Chapter of IIBEC and works with their Diversity and Inclusion Task Force Team.
The renewable energy industry is facing a critical worker shortage with an expected 12 million new employees needed in the industry by 2050. Elizabeth Sanderson, Executive Director of Solar Energy International, talks about how businesses can upskill employees to capitalize on the growth of the industry.
Experts are in the thick of developing the 2024 national model energy code—the code that informs how new buildings are constructed. The Natural Resources Defense Council’s Lauren Urbanek discusses how the code development looks a lot different this year than it has in the past.
Daniel Overbey, Browning Day’s director of sustainability, speaks with us about the largest privately developed LEED Platinum project in Indiana came to be. Listen as he discusses some of the challenges of this project, especially trying to achieve those high standards.
Doug Coenen, Principal with Walter P Moore, sat with us to talk about designing for severe weather, how its changed the way we look at design, and how we can build more resilient buildings. Listen to our thoughts on how the industry will navigate design as our weather continues to change.
Ryan Colker, Vice President of Innovation for the International Code Council, talks about the ICC’s new International Green Construction Code certification, Commercial Green Construction Professional. Listen in as he tells us more about the new certification.