On 11 June 2020, the Building Biology Institute rolled out its first-ever online seminar as a response to the Covid-19 pandemic and associated travel restrictions. A record 45 students participated in IBE 211 Indoor Environmental Quality, from throughout the United States and Canada, and as far away as Finland, Australia, and Israel.
On behalf of Richard Kadulski and myself, I am very pleased to announce that the Solplan Reviews are officially digitized and online now for all!!! You can find the entire 30 years of issues, all 179 of them here: https://archive.org/details/solplan-review
In this episode, Stephen is a guest on the Rewild My Bio podcast by Shawn Slade. This is a great conversation about how to connect nature within your own home and the importance of integrating Building Biology and nature in your life. Check out his podcast and website at www.rewildmybio.com
In this episode, Stephen tells some funny stories of experiences doing healthy house inspections. Tune in and have a much-needed laugh as we take a break from the never-ending news cycle. You might even learn something between laughs!
Hello everyone, I just wanted to celebrate that over the weekend I have had 1,000 podcast plays to date! This is great and makes me feel like I am offering something that people are enjoying and benefitting from. I am also pretty humbled that I have that many people listening.
In this episode, Stephen hunkers down with you in self-isolation and discusses easy things you can do during quarantine and social distancing to help you and your family stay healthy while at home.
In this episode, Stephen will talk about dust in our homes. What is dust, where does it come from and how are we able to keep it under control? These are all important questions that Stephen will explain and answer while keeping you entertained in the process.
This episode is a little different than normal. I had the deep pleasure to interview a pioneer in Canadian building science, Mr. Harold Orr. I got to meet Harold through a colleague and friend, Angie Bugg, who you will also hear on the episode, as well as Harold’s wonderful wife, Mary.
The quality isn’t great, as this was recorded on my iPhone, but for those nerds out there who love building science history, this is awesome. For those who are not that type of nerd, don’t worry, I’ll have a regular episode up and running to you shortly.
In this episode, Stephen will unwrap how spaces and places make us feel and how we can begin to create spaces that make us feel healthier.
Come hang out in your kitchen with Stephen as he shows you how to make this space super healthy for you and your family.
Come hang out in your bathroom with me as we talk about how to make your bathroom healthy and stink-free!
In this episode, Stephen will explain the differences between root cellars, wine cellars, and cold rooms so that you can ensure you can create the healthiest version of each.
This episode originally appeared on Future Tech Podcast and Future Tech Health Podcast with Richard Jacobs. In this episode, Richard interviews Stephen to learn about the opportunities and challenges within everyone’s home.
In this episode, Stephen gets on his hands and knees and crawls around your baby’s new room looking at everything in detail. From womb to room, we’ll look at how to create a healthy space for your newest addition…
In this episode, Stephen will explain the pros and cons of homes from different eras, over the last 100+ years…
In this episode, Stephen walks through your home with you and explains some of the simple science going on to help you determine where you should be focussing your efforts, and where you don’t…
In this episode, Stephen will talk about one of the most common concerns homeowners and tenants have: I think I have mould in my house. Stephen will explain what mould is, how to lives and thrives and how to keep it at bay. This isn’t biology class; you will think about biting cows in a different light after this entertaining and educational exploration of mould in our homes.
I would like to take this time to truly thank Glen and Miriam for helping me create this website you see before you…
In this episode, Stephen will explain what Building Biology is, how it started, and how it can help homeowners, builders and designers create healthier places to live…
Here is Episode #1 of Your Healthy House Podcast! I am pretty excited to have it done and out there in the wild. You will be able to find all the episodes on your favourite podcast source including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, TuneIn & Alexa, Overcast, Pocket Cast, Castro, Castbox and Podchaser.
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Here is an interesting article that was written for the Anglican Journal. I was interviewed for the article and there are some great discussions about the need to educate people, especially older generations on the importance of climate change and environmental justice issues…
Helmut Ziehe was the founder of the Building Biology Institute in North America over 30 years ago. When he passed away in 2013 he left a legacy of students across North America and beyond, an Institute that has grown since his initial vision and a web of connected, caring people, including Susannah Ziehe, his widow. He also left a large collection of books..
I am very grateful that in the fall I met the team from Build with
Myself, along with Paula Baker-Laporte of EcoNest, working with the International Institute for Building Biology & Ecology created the newest certification stream for Building Biologists with the Building Biology New-build Consultants (BBNC)...
I am grateful that I had the opportunity last year to work with some great people and organizations to help make this fun video on healthy housing, natural construction and building science. I
Have you ever had it happen to you? You know, where you are doing a designated substance survey on a
These are from my old website, and it was one of the most popular pages on the site. Please share and enjoy!
The Anglican Diocese of Toronto wrote a great article about Stephen’s work with the great folks at Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Thornhill…
While attending the National Trust for Canada’s 2017 Conference, I had the pleasure of meeting Sonja and Hans Allback from Sweden, the creators of Allback Organic Linseed Paint company…
It was a great weekend in Wisconsin at the 30th celebration of Building Biology in North America. There were amazing speakers throughout the
Do you ever have that opportunity to spend time in a car with someone whom you respect, a colleague, and be able to talk about all the really interesting things about the job you both love to do?
I am grateful to have a fresh new look