Missing out on important new trends, business models, and green home professionals? With podcasts, you can learn while you’re cleaning, commuting, working out… or moments when your eyes just need a break. If you’re just discovering podcasts or looking for suggestions for your library of favorites, we’ve got edutainment for all things sustainable-home. Discussions range from technology and design, to policy and early adopters, to real estate, renovations, resilience, and more. The best sustainable home design podcasts provide both basics and deep-dive resources, and we’ve got them all here in one place.

Whatever’s next in your queue, there’s a fresh favorite on this list!

Show logos link to the producers’ websites, or you can find them wherever you enjoy podcasts.

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Regenerative Real Estate Podcast

A show about human environments and how they can be used as a force for good—conversations that educate and inspire people looking for a different way to do real estate. Brought to you by Neal Collins and Latitude Regenerative Real Estate.

Follow them on Instagram @latitude.regenerative.re.

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The Everyday Green Home

The Everyday Green Home podcast helps you get the value of green: whether its green homes, green living, or the professionals who make it happen. Join Marla Esser Cloos, The Green Home Coach, to learn how sustainability practices and products can create a safer, healthier life and home, without sacrificing style, quality, or budget.

Marla is moving more toward video, so find her hundreds of videos and podcasts on the Green Home Coach YouTube channel.

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Passive House Podcast

Join hosts Matthew Cutler-Welsh and Zack Semke for interviews with important leaders, practitioners, and change-makers in the global Passive House movement. This production from Passive House Accelerator shares innovation and thought leadership as a catalyst for zero carbon building.

Follow them on Instagram @passivehouseaccelerator.


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House Planning Help

Podcaster Ben Adam-Smith aims to simplify the self-build journey by providing reliable information on high-performance and Passive House home building. If you’re considering, planning, currently building, or renovating your own home, then eco-conscious construction methods can make it healthier, more comfortable, and more energy efficient.

Follow Ben on Facebook @HousePlanningHelp.

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The Build Show Podcast with Matt Risinger

Custom builder Matt and his expert network talk in depth about building a better home, including best practices, the business of building, pitfalls (and how to avoid them), and everything building science.

His YouTube Channel @buildshow shares fresh content Tuesdays and Fridays with more than 1 million subscribers.

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The Conscious Builder

We are all building something, whether it’s a business, a skill, a house, a relationship, a family or a life. Casey Grey is a husband, father, entrepreneur, and leader in the construction industry. Go beyond sustainability to become a conscious builder, through informative interviews and personal stories.

Follow them on YouTube @Theconsciousbuilder.

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Climate Rising

The Business & Environment Initiative at Harvard Business School Business brings faculty members together with policy leaders to share insights on what businesses are doing, can do, and should do to confront climate change. The podcast explores the many challenges and opportunities that climate change raises for marketers, technologists, and other corporate managers.

@green.HBS on Instagram will keep you up to date on the podcast and other news from the Business & Environment Initiative.

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Green Building Matters

Charlie Cichetti interviews industry and nonprofit leaders across the built environment, recounting their individual journeys towards sustainability and resilience. They explore the challenges and victories of  movers and shakers, with behind-the-scenes stories of green and healthy building design, construction, and management.

A production of CEU and test-prep company Green Building Education Services, connect with them on LinkedIn.

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Home Green Homes

Green home advisor and green realtor Izumi Tanaka invites conversations about highly efficient, healthy, and resilient homes. The show offers insights on green living and design, new products and early adopters, and purchasing and financing high-performance homes and renovations. A native of Japan, Izumi LEED a Green Associate, designated a GREEN Realtor by the National Association of REALTORS, and recently received Living Future Accreditation (LFA) from the International Living Future Institute.

She (and her network) are not to missed on LinkedIn.

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The Sustainable People Podcast

Host Mary MacLeod Jones interviews the people on the front lines of creating sustainable communities. Experts inspire other green building professionals and simplify technical information to help build inclusive and safe communities.

Produced by the sustainable brand specialists at Holdfast Communications, connect with Mary MacLeod on LinkedIn.

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