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Preparing for Future Catastrophes

Episode #15

Episode Highlights:

  • Rob’s journey from being a pipeline engineer to permaculture
  • How harvesting energy coincides with permaculture
  • Difference between the rebuild and reset
  • Why community groups are more important than gardening
  • Why do we need to consider using alternative currencies
  • How Rob is preparing for the big changes brought about by the pandemic
  • Why podcasts are more important than the press
  • A note by Katie LaMonte

About Rob Avis

With over 15 years of combined experience in engineering, project management, ecological design and sustainable technologies, Rob co-owns Adaptive Habitat – a unique and leading edge property design and management company in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. 

As a skilled Professional Engineer, he offers a depth of practical expertise in building science and appropriate technology (solar, wind, combined heat & power), as well as rainwater harvesting, agro-ecology, ecosystem engineering, soil regeneration and onsite wastewater treatment / septic design.

His extensive project management experience includes site analysis, technical design, cost estimating and scheduling, through to commissioning and construction.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the University of Alberta, interned at the Folkecenter for Renewable Energy in Denmark, and co-founded Verge Permaculture in 2008, now an internationally-recognized & award-winning regenerative design, consulting, and education centre. With over 15 years of combined experience in engineering, project management, ecological design and sustainable technologies, Rob co-owns Adaptive Habitat – a unique and leading edge property design and management company in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. 

As a skilled Professional Engineer, he offers a depth of practical expertise in building science and appropriate technology (solar, wind, combined heat & power), as well as rainwater harvesting, agro-ecology, ecosystem engineering, soil regeneration and onsite wastewater treatment / septic design.

His extensive project management experience includes site analysis, technical design, cost estimating and scheduling, through to commissioning and construction.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the University of Alberta, interned at the Folkecenter for Renewable Energy in Denmark, and co-founded Verge Permaculture in 2008, now an internationally-recognized & award-winning regenerative design, consulting, and education centre.

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