Best retrofit podcasts we could find (Updated August 2018)
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Discussions about health, fitness, and how to be better at both. With James Carter and guests.
 
It's a podcast that takes stuff from pop culture and makes it into other stuff for pop culture.
 
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The EVO Blog
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News and Information about energy efficiency, measurement and verification, sustainability and all things green. Specifically IPMVP and IEEFP!
 
Interviews on trends in high performance building and retrofits, from perspectives of HVAC, architecture, testing & verification, sales, marketing, and money. Hosted by Corbett Lunsford.
 
Recognizing a need in the lighting industry to forum together and discuss subjects & issues in our industry, the Get A Grip On Lighting Podcast was born. Get A Grip brings on industry experts to talk about real issues and focused on that subject matter. If there’s something to be said on the subject, Get A Grip will go there.Get A Grip On Lighting Podcasts are hosted by Michael Colligan and Greg Ehrich, who have over 30 years of combined experience in the lighting industry. Michael Colligan ...
 
Brower Home Power Hour:Formerly the CHERP Energy Wise Forum, Brower Mechanical has now recrafted the program to further promote the process of home energy optimization thru home energy audits, insulation, windows, solar and more. Continuing the relationship with the non-profit Community Home Energy Retrofit Project (CHERP)monthly seminars are designed to provide access to virtually free home energy assessments ($300+ value!)that can then lead to maximizing government and utility rebates and ...
 
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Christian and DiGio attempt to make the film Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone into a 80's action movie.
 
The lighting industry is a candidate’s market so there are a lot of lighting companies battling for talent. We had a great discussion with Paul Pompeo who is the President of the Pompeo Group an executive recruiting firm focused on the lighting industry. We talked about best practices for interviewing and hiring as well as mergers and acquisiti ...…
 
OK, first things first. The Brower Home Power Hour is now into the fourth year of broadcasting and is the longest currently running home energy show on the station. That’s very exciting. The reason a show would last that long is because it works for the listeners in providing them with quality content. Today’s show is no different. Your hosts D ...…
 
The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) is leading the global movement to transform our buildings and communities in ways that help people thrive. As Concept Lead for Light at International WELL Building Institute, Gayathri Unnikrishnan focuses on the importance of natural and electric lighting on the well-being of occupants in the bui ...…
 
Your hosts Duane Knickerbocker and Bill Small celebrate a couple of milestones with today’s show. First, the Brower Home Power Hour celebrates 3 years running on KFBK and is now the longest running home energy show on the station. There’s a reason the show has continued to serve the community for this long and part of it is that Brower is also ...…
 
What’s all this consternation about your energy/utility company calling for voluntary or even mandatory flex alerts? What the heck is a flex alert anyway? It’s surely not pumping your home up for a bodybuilding contest! Find out more when your hosts Duane Knickerbocker and Bill Small discuss ways to be able to better support your utility’s conc ...…
 
Listen to Duane Knickerbocker and Bill Small as they walk you thru the significance of understanding your utility usage. And why it’s good to know they actually have a kilowatt geek at the showroom to help you plug into the proper socket of this home energy process. One of the more common questions popping up is what about the garage? It’s hot, ...…
 
Carol McGlogan is the President & CEO of Electro-Federation Canada and has had an impressive career in lighting. As we all know the lighting industry has changed dramatically and continues to, but not just on the technological side. Historically dominated by men, today many of the most powerful people in lighting are women. Carol commented on t ...…
 
Christian and DiGio attempt to make the film John Wick into a Wes Anderson movie.
 
The happiest homeowners right now are those with the least expensive utility bills and most comfortable homes in the neighborhood. The most efficiently running home doesn’t have to be new either. In some cases, older homes that have gone thru the retrofitting process to maximize energy can even run less expensively than newer homes. Join your h ...…
 
How many lighting companies have someone on staff with the title Chief Scientist? John Davenport is the Chief Scientist at Energy Focus and is a recognized global expert in light source physics and product technology. He has been at it for years starting with GE where he developed the “blue” Xenon headlamp currently used in cars and now Energy ...…
 
Don’t let a simple repair/replace project hold you up from investing in a complete energy upgrade. Why? Well, that’s what Duane Knickerbocker and Bill Small address in the show today. Does a home that gives you extraordinary comfort create value? Hear how the appraisal of your home with complete energy upgrades can be quantified and how that ha ...…
 
What does Sci Fi and Lighting have in common - Craig Dilouie. Actually, the way lighting is going it sometimes feels like it’s more science fiction then science. In addition to writing novels, Craig Dilouie is a renowned educator, journalist, and marketing consultant to the lighting industry. He is the editor of the LightNOWblog and Lightsearch ...…
 
Duane Knickerbocker and Bill Small start the show with an overview of what to expect as the summer heat hits. With the hot holiday just ahead, you’ll also likely appreciate nice showers and frosty beers. Well, that happens with multi-fuel (electricity and gas) but when it comes to options, do you really care about how your water gets heated or ...…
 
There are 1.2 billion people in the world without lighting. Dr Venkat Venkataramanan and his team from the Impact Centre at the University of Toronto are working towards solving this problem and utilizing science to better the quality of life for society as a whole. We are not just talking about selling light bulbs anymore.…
 
Christian and DiGio are joined by pal Shawn Robare from The Cult Film Club Podcast as they attempt to make the film The Monster Squad into a musical.
 
Lighting industry veteran Chris Brown coined the term Illumigeddon several years ago and met up with Get A Grip to discuss where we are headed. Ilumigeddon has turned into Illumitunity as long as you can work your way through The Matrix. Enough with the analogies, just give this a listen.
 
Well, you may not quite know what I’m talking about here but cool roofs are one of the options to make your home more energy efficient. Listen as your hosts Duane Knickerbocker and Bill Small start the discussion of home energy efficiency by starting at the very top. And no, all cool roofs are not white! The show takes off from there. Solar, wh ...…
 
30 podcasts on Light Bulbs?! Much like the picture above, the last 30 episodes are a blur. This last year went by so quickly that we figured it was time to briefly recap what we learned from episodes 1-30 of the Get A Grip on Lighting Podcast with the Host Michael Colligan and Co-Host Greg Ehrich.
 
Join your hosts Duane Knickerbocker and Bill Small as todays conversation compares the way things have been in home utility for the past 40 years to where we’re headed. Has the technology kept up to the same degree that the automotive industry has? One look around at panels on roofs tells that story. A house with old solar looks pretty darn muc ...…
 
Christian and DiGio attempt to turn the movie Inglorious Basterds into a cooking show.
 
Pier LaFarge is the Co-Founder & CEO of Sparkfund. Their goal is to “netflixize” the energy technology industry. If this happens, the lighting industry will be in for a bigger change then the LED transformation. Get A Grip!
 
Love your home, but hate your utility expense? Your hosts, Duane Knickerbocker and Bill Small tackle the elements you need to explore to reduce that energy expense you so loathe. Solar alone, or even first is not the answer. So how do you do it right? “Reduce before you produce”. You’re hearing it a lot now. What’s that really mean? A good star ...…
 
53 years in the game and Bill Attardi is as feisty as ever. As a Renaissance man his career is as full as it is diverse; salesman, manager, executive, owner, consultant and teacher. You bet we grappled with him.
 
Drop the fan, turn on the A/C and relax while you listen in comfort to your hosts Duane Knickerbocker and Bill Small share best practices on staying cool. Oh, I’ll bet you thought that headline meant “cool” like James Dean or “The Fonz”. We’re a home energy show, c’mon. This is about temperature, expense and comfort, of course. You’ve heard it ...…
 
Christian and DiGio attempt to make the film Ocean's Eleven into a sci fi movie.
 
The kickoff to summer is now officially here. Now what? Are you ready? If there’s a hint of doubt, then pay attention today as your hosts Duane Knickerbocker and Bill Small discuss solar options and the value in knowledge and planning. It’s certainly not too late to act on your intent. The beginning to the end of the process is to start with a ...…
 
Dr. Paul Rudy is the co-founder of SLD Laser along with Dr. Shuji Nakamura. They are commercializing a new generation of laser light sources for display, automotive and specialty applications; filling in the gaps left by the limitations of LED. What? LED has limitations? You bet, time to press play!
 
There’s a real treat in this week’s show from a gentleman many of you will know from his voice on value. Your hosts Duane Knickerbocker and Bill Small have a discussion with a well known guest today. Bob Hilton, the former voice of many game shows including “The Price is Right” and “Truth or Consequence”, lives in the Brower service area and wa ...…
 
Cory Schneider is the current President of NAILD and the CEO of Lighting Unlimited in Arizona. He has developed a unique way to deploy LS1 that a lot of other NAILD members are copying. If you have some lighting people to train we suggest giving this episode a listen.
 
Christian and DiGio are joined by pal Mike Downs from The Atomic Geeks Podcast as they attempt to make the film The Lost Boys into a theme park stunt show.
 
Happy Mothers Day! And yes, your hosts Duane Knickerbocker and Bill Small were birthed by incredibly wonderful women. While they weren’t as sophisticated about reducing energy consumption they did produce some pretty talented offspring. How on earth do you raise two boys to get into home energy efficiency? Start with nature and let it go from t ...…
 
Dr. Dee Denteneer is the Secretary General of the Zhaga Consortium. Zhaga is an open, global, lighting-industry consortium that is standardizing LED light engines and associated components, including modules and drivers. The end goal of the Consortium is to turn global chaos in order. Fat chance or worth a shot?…
 
Well, if that isn’t a leading question full of interpretation! And it’s not because of Cinco de Mayo hangover either.... Listen as your hosts Duane Knickerbocker and Bill Small discuss a customer’s question about how much air can a bathroom exhaust fan pull from the living quarters. You might be surprised at the answer. And prior to that discus ...…
 
David Nathaniel is the CEO of Standard; started out selling electrical tape with his dad from their home in Montreal. 37 years later he has the largest privately owned lighting manufacturing company in Canada. His business has drastically changed in the last five years and the hosts of this show were glad he took the time to tell us about the t ...…
 
Christian and DiGio attempt to make the film The Hunger Games into a fast food restaurant.
 
Your hosts, Duane Knickerbocker and Bill Small really get into the attic again. It’s such an important part of the home when it comes to energy efficiency and the easiest place to overlook, so... you can count on them hangin’ out there on a regular basis. Who else wants to go up there anyway? Well, now you can actually get a video on what your ...…
 
Paul Hafner is the creator of NAILD’s education programs: LS1 and LS2. He was instrumental in the transformation of the association from a club to an educational organization. A legend in NAILD circles, many of the members have Paul to thank for their success but especially the hosts of this show.
 
What? You think your hosts Duane Knickerbocker and Bill Small don’t know Shakespeare? Well, whether they do or not the one thing they do know is home energy, comfort and health and that’s something you can count on. Since “brevity is the soul of wit” let’s get to this week’s show. Your hosts jump right into those mailers you so frequently get a ...…
 
Listen in as your hosts Duane Knickerbocker and Bill Small discuss the differences of Whole House Fans of old and today. No more jet engine, flap rattling air movement droning with these new fans! As a matter of fact, you can even request a video of the fans in operation or see one for yourself at the Brower Exploratorium. It’s free, it’s fun a ...…
 
Your hosts, Duane Knickerbocker and Bill Small are going to guide you up the stairs to home energy efficiency to help cure many home ills. With the influence of Building Performance Industry standards, a trained and knowledgeable assessment team will perform a Clip Board Audit to help you take that first step to a more efficient and healthier h ...…
 
Randy Johnson is the President of US Lamp in Green Bay Wisconsin. Randy is an LC (Lighting Certified) and a State Licensed Designer of Engineering Systems. Sounds complicated so just think of him as the ultimate lighting guru and you should be good to go for this one.
 
Christian and DiGio are joined by pal Eugene Stephens from the Epically Geeky Show as they attempt to turn Ghostbusters into a Kung Fu movie.
 
Dan Ryan is not really a lighting guy. He has worked in the industry but he rolls more with the Silicon Valley crowd. He founded ByteLight in 2011 and flipped it to Acuity Brands where he stayed on as a VP of Product Development. On this episode we talked about IoT, Smart Lighting, LiFi, Indoor Positioning and, well, the Matrix. Dan is currentl ...…
 
Christian and DiGio attempt to make the film Pulp Fiction into a Soap Opera.
 
Happy Easter! And in an oddity of sorts, it's also April fools day. Your hosts, Duane Knickerbocker and Bill Small have some good info in the show today that you can use as water cooler fodder. Like what percentage of people actually pull an April fool joke on somebody. You'll be surprised. After a little light hearted entry to the essence of t ...…
 
Get a Grip on Lighting rolled into Frankfurt looking for answers and the editor of the Edison Report was happy to oblige. We set up our gear at his booth, cracked a few beers and pushed record. Manufacturer's warranties, Lumens as a Service, the future of lighting and more. Push play Hombre.
 
Daniel Audette is a tax engineer. Do we need to say more than that? The hosts of the show thought all you needed was an accountant until they ran into Dan. Check out this episode to find out more about the deductions and incentives available to help Lighting Distributors and Contractors sell their projects.…
 
Duct sealing, not ducks in your ceiling! Duane Knickerbocker and Bill Small, your show hosts, get into both the misunderstanding of what you hear, vs what was said, or what you think you heard, on today's show. Like the sentence about duct sealing. Sounds like ducks in the ceiling but nothing could be further from the truth. In reality, it's ab ...…
 
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