Zack Kempf

Jan
13
🎧 #083: QuadReal's quest for a Building OS with KODE Labs

🎧 #083: QuadReal's quest for a Building OS with KODE Labs

β€œStop talking, start doing. The tools are in place. The vendors exist. The folks that understand how to bring this
53 min read
Jan
06
🎧 #082: Demand flexibility in the Long Tail of small buildings with Extensible Energy

🎧 #082: Demand flexibility in the Long Tail of small buildings with Extensible Energy

β€œI like to say 'Use what your mama gave you.' Your building is already a battery. Every building is
40 min read
Dec
16
🎧 #081: Carlos Flores on how NABERS transformed the real estate industry

🎧 #081: Carlos Flores on how NABERS transformed the real estate industry

β€œReal estate companies are not going to go bankrupt because they're inefficient. It's actually just a blip on the bottom
58 min read
Dec
09
🎧 #080: Colleen Morris on unlocking building level energy data

🎧 #080: Colleen Morris on unlocking building level energy data

β€œMy position is that in this space, when you're really getting systemic you need to be connecting all three (Buildings,
35 min read
Dec
02
🎧 #079: Unpacking Stanford University's Smart Buildings Program and Road to Net Zero

🎧 #079: Unpacking Stanford University's Smart Buildings Program and Road to Net Zero

β€œWe needed an incredible sophistication at the building level, but we also need to do this in a way that
50 min read
Nov
24
🎧 #078: Stacy Smedley on the road to zero carbon construction and where technology fits

🎧 #078: Stacy Smedley on the road to zero carbon construction and where technology fits

β€œStep one (of 3) on reducing embodied carbon emissions is to start thinking about if we have to build a
37 min read
Nov
17
🎧 #077: Jon McFarlane on an open source building operating system and enabling true automation

🎧 #077: Jon McFarlane on an open source building operating system and enabling true automation

β€œYou can build anything on top and change things rapidly. Because of the platform business model, there's an ecosystem, so
43 min read
Nov
11
🎧 #076: The evolving role of the Master Systems Integrator (MSI)

🎧 #076: The evolving role of the Master Systems Integrator (MSI)

β€œThose that adapt and recognize what's coming will continue to live on and those who want to keep their Blockbuster
49 min read
Nov
04
🎧 #075: Anto Budiardjo on Smarter Stacks and solving the integration problem to enable digital twins

🎧 #075: Anto Budiardjo on Smarter Stacks and solving the integration problem to enable digital twins

β€œI know people have different views on what digital twins is all about. I think that if digital twins are
56 min read
Oct
28
🎧 #074: Andrew Rodgers on what "open" really means

🎧 #074: Andrew Rodgers on what "open" really means

β€œYou hear so many arguments defending the status quo.” β€”Andrew RodgersWelcome to Nexus, a newsletter and podcast for smart people
51 min read