19 minutes | May 1, 2020

Jenna McNeil: A Shift in Green Building Technology in British Columbia

The next OPEN Technologies Event:WHEN:Tuesday, May 5, 20205:30 PM to 7:30 PM PDTCivic Tech YVR #20 | Green Buildings, Contech and Shift with OPEN TechnologiesSIGN UP:https://www.meetup.com/Civic-Tech-Vancouver/events/270204972/In this Episode:Jenna McNeil https://www.linkedin.com/in/mcneiljenna/Open Technologies https://opentech.eco/https://www.linkedin.com/company/opengb/Jenna Explains:The history of OPEN Technologies and where the founders came fromThe BC Energy Step Code and what it means for the building sector in BCClimate change and how buildings are massive emitters of CO2How traditional materials were used in building construction compared to now and in the futureHow there's a lack of data informing policy and effective tools for forecasting policy implicationsWhy OPEN Technologies products are free to use and directly accessible from the websiteA definition of ‘virtue signaling’ within the sustainability sectorWhat open source means within the context of OPEN TechnologiesWhat it's like for people adopting the product as a disruptive shift in their workflowThe importance of customer research in product adoption Career advice for civically engaged and sustainability-minded peopleKey organizations and a who's who within construction technology and the building industry in general. Rate this podcastPlease share your feedbackBest way to reach Gordon Ruby:LinkedInSci Comm and Civic Tech on Social:TwitterLinkedInYouTubeInstagramFacebookDirect access to the Shift tool from OPEN Technologies:http://shift.opentech.eco/Phil Northcott and C Change Labs:https://www.linkedin.com/in/philnorthcott/https://www.c-change-labs.com/en/https://www.linkedin.com/company/c-change-labs/Zero Emissions Building Exchangehttps://zebx.org/Canadian Urban Sustainability Practitioners Networkhttps://cuspnetwork.ca/City Hivehttps://cityhive.ca/https://www.linkedin.com/company/cityhive-vancouver/BC Energy Step Codehttps://energystepcode.ca/
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