Built To Last

Overview: Home improvement and education series:

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.
Episodes:

Episode 1: Why Build Green? Sustainable Construction Overview
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Why Build Green? Sustainable Construction Overview

Episode 2: Better from the Start: Foundations
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Episode 2: Better from the Start: Foundations

Episode 3: Framing Practices and Materials
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Framing Practices and Materials.

Episode 4: Roofing and Shingles
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Roofing and Shingles

Episode 5: Plugging the Holes Part 1: Tightening the Building Envelope
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Plugging the Holes Part 1: Tightening the Building Envelope.

Episode 6: Plugging the Holes Part 2: Testing and Improving Building Performance
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Plugging the Holes Part 2: Testing and Improving Building Performance.

Episode 7: Water Conservation and Management
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Episode 7: Water Conservation and Management

Episode 8: Green Building Interior Design
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Episode 8: Green Building Interior Design

Episode 9: The Proof is in the Details: Finishing Touches
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Episode 9: The Proof is in the Details: Finishing Touches.

Episode 10: Renewable Energy Systems
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Built to Last Episode 10: Renewable Energy Systems

Episode 11: Case Studies: Children's Center
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Episode 11: Case Studies: Children's Center

Episode 12: One Trade, Many Crafts
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One Trade, Many Crafts

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