Greenest Building Previous Broadcasts
KQED World: Thu, Mar 31, 2011 -- 8:00 AM
Over the next 20 years, one third of our nation's existing building stock (over 82 billion square feet) will be demolished in order to replace seemingly inefficient buildings with energy efficient "green" buildings. Is demolition on this scale really the best use of natural, social, and economic resources? Or, like urban renewal programs of the 1960's, is it part of a well-intentioned planning strategy with devastating environmental and cultural consequences?" This program provides a compelling argument for conservation, rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of our existing building stock as the single most effective strategy for reducing, reusing and recycling one of our most important consumer products - our buildings.
- KQED World: Thu, Mar 31, 2011 -- 11:00 AM
Also on KQED.org this week ...
"The Bay Bridged" Music for June
Listen the The Bay Bridged mix of bands performing live in the Bay Area this month, including The Mantles, Cold Cave, The Spyrals, Blitzen Trapper, Monster Rally, and more. Enjoy the podcast and then go see some concerts!
Obamacare Explained: A Guide for Californians
Starting Jan 1, 2014, most Americans will be required to have health insurance or pay a fine. KQED has created a simple guide to explain how the health law affects you, your family or your small business, here in California.