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Dec 27, 2021

Whether it’s the best of times or the worst of times,

It’s the only time we’ve got.”

- Art Buchwald 


23 episodes, 23 topics and 22 different guests.

We covered a lot of ground in the RESTalk podcast in 2021.

We hope we stimulated your thinking and moved you into action in this sometimes complex world of...

Dec 20, 2021

Most decisions are not binary, and there are usually better answers waiting to be found 

if you do the analysis and involve the right people.”

-Jamie Dimon 


The topics of real time data and data analytics are discussed in many businesses circles these days.

As the RESNET Board and Quality Assurance (QA) team...

Dec 6, 2021

“Women are the real architects of society.”



By some estimates, women make up only about 10 percent of those employed in the construction industry.

What would it take to design and build a home solely by women?

Would there be enough interest, enough women available in one area?


We are joined by Natalie...

Nov 22, 2021

“Good legislation should bring clarity, not confusion.”

-Bill Haslam 


The Federal Tax Credit for Builders of Energy Efficient Homes, commonly known as 45L, in some ways remains an artifact of old thinking.

How much has technology and performance in housing advanced in the last 15 years?

What can you do to...

Nov 8, 2021

“I’m an instant star. Just add water (rating) and stir.”

-David Bowie


Housing consumers show increasing interest in environmental impact.

Logically, builders are following this trend to serve their customers.

How can raters and RFIs build on this momentum to become a star serving both builders and their...