#93: Lower Carbon Building and Social Equity Through Co-Ops with Jacob Deva Racusin
It's hard to spend a few minutes chatting with Jacob Deva Racusin without leaving inspired. He is the Director of Building Science and Sustainability for New Frameworks, an innovative, socially inclusive design/build firm in Vermont. He also serves as an Embodied Carbon Analyst and BEAM Trainer with Builders for Climate Action.
In this conversation we discuss Jacob's ideas on how to minimize the embodied carbon in our buildings or even turn them into carbon sinks. Jacob also shares his benefits of straw bale building techniques and the socially inclusive culture they have created through a worker's co-op structure at New Frameworks.
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