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Episode 1564

Pretty Good Housing For All / Dan Kolbert

Feb 28 2023

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Dan Kolbert

Pretty Good Housing For All / Dan Kolbert

Chuck interviews Dan Kolbert, co-author along with Christopher Briley, Michael Maines and Emily Mottram, of, “Pretty Good House: A Guide to Creating Better Homes.” Dan has been a carpenter and contractor in Portland, Maine, for three decades. He has written for various trade publications, including Fine Homebuilding magazine, and for the past 10 years has been moderator of the original Building Science Discussion Group in Portland, Maine, where the Pretty Good House idea originated.
You can see Dan’s work at
Follow Dan’s work on Instagram @kolbertbuilding


Image:  Lizzie Wynn, Project Manager - Bwyd Bendigedig Port / Incredible Edible Porthmadog, CC BY-SA 4.0 <>, via Wikimedia Commons

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