Sustainability... Making it Work and Making it Cost Effective Interview with Jeff BakerHost: Ted Garrison
Jeff Baker, Director, Office of Laboratory Operations, for Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), offered some great advice, “Once you pick your team and you have confidence in their ability and you sign the contract, you really need to get out of the way.” Listen to Baker explain why this approach is the right approach.
Friday, 24 February 2012 00:00
The Key to Affordable Sustainability Interview with Philip MaceyHost: Ted Garrison
Philip Macey of Haselden Construction makes the case for an integrated delivery approach to construction. Listen to him explain how they were so successful in building the most energy efficient building in North America, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado at very competitive price.
Friday, 27 January 2012 00:00
What Contractors Need to Do for Clients in Today’s Marketplace Interview with Robert McCooleHost: Ted Garrison
“It’s not about construction, it’s about design,” declares Robert McCoole, VP of Facilities Resource Group of Ascension Health. The age where contractors went into their corner and pointed fingers at the architect are changing, and this is a good thing, he adds. Listen to his other interesting insights from an owner’s perspective.
Tuesday, 27 December 2011 00:00
Breakthrough Thinking: Help for the Construction Industry Interview with Gerald NadlerHost: Ted Garrison
Asking questions is more than a process of asking questions, it’s about asking smart questions, advises Gerry Nadler, the founder of Center for Breakthrough Thinking. Listen to Nadler explain how you can develop a process to find the right solution to the problems you face.
Tuesday, 29 November 2011 00:00
How to Survive in Today’s Economy Interview with Barry AsmusHost: Ted Garrison
No one denies the challenges contractors face today, but Barry Asmus says, “Wow what an opportunity!” He says problems always open themselves up to opportunities. Listen to Asmus describe economic conditions and how you can take advantage of it.