Sustainability Decoded: The Green Building Movement w/ Eric Corey Freed

Persefoni Team
By Persefoni Team
August 30, 20221 min read
December 22, 2022 at 1:41 PMUpdated
August 30, 2022Updated: December 22, 2022 at 1:41 PM1 min read

The amount of greenhouse gas emissions that buildings are responsible for is unbelievable. Construction and operations of buildings account for up to 50% of global emissions. Everything from heating and cooling a building, to keeping the lights on, to the materials it’s made out of contribute to climate change.  But luckily, there’s a movement toward more sustainable architecture.

In today’s episode, we explore green buildings with one of the OG architects in the space, Eric Corey Freed. He’s the Principal and Director of Sustainability for CannonDesign and author of “Green Building & Remodeling for Dummies.”  Eric has won countless awards and titles relating to green architecture. 

On the show, we talked about the pros and cons of retrofitting versus building new and how we can construct more climate resilient buildings.

Learn more about Eric Corey Freed here.

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