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Dec 19, 2022

Without reflection, we go blindly on our way, creating more unintended consequences, and failing to achieve anything useful.

- Margaret J. Wheatley


23 episodes, 23 topics and 34 different guests.

We covered a lot of ground in the RESTalk podcast in 2022, now going into our 5th year of episodes.

(Over 12 hours...

Dec 5, 2022

I remind myself every morning:
Nothing I say this day will teach me anything. 

So, if I’m going to learn, I must do it by listening.


Larry King

Change is a constant.


Gathering feedback, reviewing changes and trends and acting upon the results is critical to maintaining a successful business, organization...

Nov 21, 2022

Those that educate the market, own the market.

Emily Mottram

We’ve all heard of advanced housing concepts that require little net energy to operate.


Architects, builders, and suppliers in the residential construction industry often get together at conferences and locally and sometimes birth new concepts while...

Nov 7, 2022

The only source of knowledge is experience.

Albert Einstein



The message is clear, HVAC equipment is often the largest energy-consuming system in a home.


While listeners likely know about blower door and duct leakage tests, what impact do blower Watt draw and refrigerant charge on HVAC energy use?


What can we...

Oct 24, 2022

Passion provides purpose, but data drives decisions

Andy Dunn


What does CO2e mean?


What are the impacts of time and location on energy use and production?


How and why are we morphing from energy as a proxy for emissions? 



We are joined on today’s podcast by David Goldstein, Energy Co-Director at the Natural...