Burning Down the House - Syncretism
This week's episode of Burning Down the House is a response to last week's interview with Elizabeth Heider of the U.S. Green Building Council. On this episode, Curtis B. Wayne discusses the dichotomy between faith and science in the field of architecture- specifically green building.
Elizabeth Heider of the U.S. Green Building Council
On this week's episode of Burning Down the House, host Curtis B. Wayne is joined by Elizabeth Heider, one of the chair members of the U.S. Green Building Council. Elizabeth is a "recovering architect" involved with the USGBC's LEED certification program.
Henry Gifford vs. The USGBC
This week on Burning Down the House Curtis addresses Henry Gifford (of Gifford Fuel Savings INC) and his claim that the US Green Building Council's system of rating how "green" a building is (the LEED system) is a scam, and does not actually translate into positive effects for the environment.