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PODCAST |The Path Toward Energy Efficient Homes: A Conversation with Sam Rashkin, Department of Energy

In this episode of the Sci on the Fly podcast, Terrence Mosley, an engineer and AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow at the Department of Energy (DOE), speaks to Sam Rashkin, Chief Architect, DOE Building Technologies Office. Rashkin has been a long-time advocate for energy efficiency, sustainability, and resilience within the housing industry. He created the Zero Energy Ready Home program, received the prestigious Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership, and is the author of “Retooling the U.S. Housing Industry: How It Got Here, Why It’s Broken, and How to Fix It.” In this interview, Rashkin discusses the DOE Zero Energy Ready Homes program, his strategies for transforming the new home buyer consumer experience, and the need for disrupting the housing industry.


Host & Producer: Terrence Mosley,

M.S., Mechanical Engineering

2019-20 Executive Branch Fellow at the Department of Energy

Guest: Mr. Sam Rashkin

Chief Architect, Building Technologies Office, Department of Energy


Director & Executive Producer: Philip Ko

Ph.D., Psychology

2019-20 Executive Branch Fellow at the National Science Foundation


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