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Women in Construction: The Podcast

February 8, 2021
By Rock to Road


Episode: Building for the Future

Melissa Furukawa is a building scientist, certifier and consultant with Peel Passive House Consulting in Toronto. She has focused her career on improving the energy performance and environmental footprint of both new and existing buildings across Canada, through the implementation of the rigorous Passive House standard.

Furukawa recently sat down with Canadian Consulting Engineer editor Peter Saunders to discuss the standard, examples of its benefits and the opportunities it provides across the Canadian construction industry. Listen to the full interview below.