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The Construction Record Podcast – Episode 181 – Fin MacDonald on carbon reduction and retrofits

On this episode of the Construction Record podcast, digital media editor Warren Frey talks to Zero Carbon Building Program manager Fin MacDonald about how the program works and how construction can certify new and existing operations to ensure projects can reduce or eliminate carbon.

MacDonald also spoke to the recent Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) “Building Lasting Change” conference in Toronto, the first in-person version of the conference since the COVID-19 pandemic began in early 2020.

He also looked at reasons to be optimistic as both industry and government look to hit clearly stated carbon reduction goals for 2030 and 2050 and gave a preview of new technologies on the horizon which promise to push greenhouse gas emissions downward.

You can listen to The Construction Record and TCR Express on the Daily Commercial News and Journal of Commerce websites as well as on Apple PodcastsSpotify and Amazon Music’s podcast, and you can listen to the previous podcast featuring an interview Mickel Maalouf  of Hunstman Building Solutions about environmental product declarations here. Thanks for listening and we’ll see you next week.

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