Built to Last, a product of the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters Labor and Management Committee, showcases the newest building practices that use energy-efficient methods and materials in residential and commercial construction. Host, architect Bruce Obora, will invite industry experts to discuss and often demonstrate a specific technology, technique or trend relating to the topic at hand. Each episode will feature a trade-skill area that works in concert with sustainable building strategies in each phase of construction to reduce waste and ensure the highest quality throughout the lifetime of every project.
Become informed, educated, entertained and inspired with Built To Last.
Episode 1: Why Build Green? Sustainable Construction Overview
Episode 2: Better from the Start: Foundations
Episode 3: Framing Practices and Materials
Episode 4: Roofing and Shingles
Episode 5: Plugging the Holes Part 1: Tightening the Building Envelope
Episode 6: Plugging the Holes Part 2: Testing and Improving Building Performance
Episode 7: Water Conservation and Management
Episode 8: Green Building Interior Design
Episode 9: The Proof is in the Details: Finishing Touches
Episode 10: Renewable Energy Systems
Episode 11: Case Studies: Children's Center
Episode 12: One Trade, Many Crafts