In the "Better Homes, Better Future" podcast, Aaron Smith, CEO of EEBA, hosts conversations with key players in the industry to break down the principles, issues, technologies and history of the sustainable building movement.




This project involved a 1924 Colonial home that had fallen into severe disrepair before coming up for sale. As part of the much-needed renovation, the new homeowner - two Steven Winter Associates employees - wanted to eliminate onsite combustion and produce as much of their operating electricity as possible. Other goals included lower embodied energy materials and a healthy indoor environment. LEED v4.1 for Homes offered one platform to address energy, health and materials. The home was gutted down to the foundation, framing and floors before the year-long renovation. After the first 8 months of occupancy (July-February), the home produced 14% more energy than it consumed 

Maureen Mahle, Managing Director, Sustainable Housing Services at Steven Winter Associates
Steve Klocke, Senior Sustainability Consultant at Steven Winter Associates


Learn how Samsung can help Net Zero homebuilders achieve their sustainability goals with energy efficient products, home automation, and new energy management features all controlled by one simple app, SmartThings. 

Steve Herbert, Director of Smart Home Solution


Chef Rachelle Boucher of Kitchens to Life cooks her favorite Chinese New Year dishes as two of the top experts in Indoor Air Quality bring a fresh perspective to traditional cooking and the vital role of ventilation in today's homes.

Rachelle Boucher, Chef & Induction Expert at Kitchens to Life
Alex Siow, San Francisco Showroom Director