Host Vic Marinich, global marketing director for air conditioning at Danfoss, is joined by Stephen Spletzer of Chemours to discuss state adoption of building codes to allow the use of low GWP (often flammable) refrigerants in residential, commercial, and light industrial applications.
Historic Legislation Expected to Increase Demand for Clean Energy Technologies
Victor Marinich, global marketing director for A/C at Danfoss, joins John Sheff, Danfoss’ former director of public and industry affairs, to discuss the 2023 rooftop regulations and the current innovations in product development.
The Impact of ESG Reporting on Efficient Industrial Operations | EnVisioneering Exchange podcast ep. 27
Host John Sheff is joined by guests Ted Wilke and Andrew Williams, of SPOC Automation and SPOC Grid Inverter Technologies, respectively, to discuss the impact of ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) reporting on efficient industrial operations. The conversation covers the push toward energy efficiency in the oil and gas industry and the technologies that can help companies achieve their ESG objectives.
Jake Elder and John Sheff discuss sustainability, the kinds of goals cities should make, the challenges in implementing those changes, and provides real-world examples of cities that have had success. Jake also makes suggestions on easy and cost-effective ways cities can improve sustainability. The COVID-19 pandemic has added the motivation to make changes to improve health safety, many of which will also improve sustainability.
The pandemic has upended way of life around the world — and the impact on the future of buildings, building performance, and building use is in many ways still unknown. Pre-pandemic, building design was already experiencing early waves of transformation. Now, a shaken world economy, new public health priorities, evolving standards, and a possible shift
Francis Dietz calls in to the show to discuss the importance of indoor air quality (IAQ), especially in a post-pandemic world. Their conversation centers around what IAQ is, how it can impact health and safety, some of the costs associated with upgrading HVAC systems to improve IAQ, and some of the challenges businesses and schools face in improving IAQ.
Doing the climate math on New York’s uptake of green technologies in order to reach the 1.5°C pathway
A new report from Navigant shows that urban areas can get on track for the 1.5 degree target and eliminate air pollution in a cost-effective way by prioritizing investments in 1) electrifying cars, busses, trucks and vessels, 2) energy efficient heating and cooling of buildings, including district energy, 3) and sector integration.
Guest bio John Mandyck joined Urban Green Council in 2018 as its first-ever CEO. He capped a 25-year career as Chief Sustainability Officer for United Technologies Corporation, a Fortune 45 global leader in the building, aerospace and food refrigeration industries. He also serves as a Visiting Scientist at the Harvard University T.H. Chan School of
John speaks with Clay Nesler about building energy efficiency, especially how it ties to economic recovery and resilience in the face of the global COVID-19 pandemic. Their discussion includes some of the various efficiency standards throughout the world and different approaches to retrofitting existing buildings.