It’s the Bioregion, Silly! Patti Southard Interview

Patti Southard, Program Manager at King County GreenTools, describes the bioregional sustainability effort the County is spearheading to close the governmental gap between natural resource solutions and development policy through its 2010 Government Confluence. (If you work for, with, and in governments located in the Cascadia Region, be there or be square!)

Cracking the Energy Code: What will it Cost Me? Alistair Jackson responds.

On July 1, 2010, the new Washington State Energy Code comes into force.This week, Travis of Topline Builders asked Building Capacity Blog: As contractors, how can we meet the new code without losing our shirts? Are YOU ready? Are you confident your construction practices will meet the new infiltration requirements? Alistair Jackson, head of O’Brien & Company’s residential technical services group responds to Travis’ question with a gameplan you can use to make sure you don’t get caught with your proverbial pants down.

Kitsap LID Leader Goes the Distance: Art Castle Interview

Learn how Art Castle, representing of the building industry in Kitsap County successfully changed LID Policy in Kitsap County and all four cities in its jurisdiction using an Ecology Grant and working with consultants O’Brien & Company, Herrera, and an impressive group of stakeholders. Castle shares his advice on how others could follow his act.