Leslie Jackson posted a blog post
During the BPA National Conference—not in New Orleans, but in your home and mine—I got to sit down with Allison Bailes and chat about his upcoming book, A House Needs to Breathe … Or Does It? That’s a working title, but it caught my attention. I pre…
14 hours ago
Leslie Jackson commented on Leslie Jackson's blog post Back-to-School School with Amanda and Chris
"Hi Diane, thanks for your comment. These are recorded Zoom meetings. What's cool is you are sent both your sound and the guests' sound separately (and blended). 
Makes editing nice. I'm also recording my own sound locally in Garageband so I have mor…"
Leslie Jackson posted a blog post
This week I have a chance to sit down with two prominent educators in home performance, Amanda Hatherly of Energy Smart Academy, and Chris Dorsi of the Montana Weatherization Training Center. In each video interview, though we have plenty of other t…
Jul 1
Leslie Jackson commented on Building Performance Association's blog post HOPE for HOMES Act of 2020 Introduced with Bipartisan Support to Stimulate the Residential Energy Efficiency Industry with Immediate and Long-Term Initiatives​
"This is great and it shares a stage with some pretty heavy hitters today. Does it support the contractors taking the online trainings? Or does it support the creation of the online trainings? And who creates the online training?
Good luck! Keep us p…"
Jun 24
Leslie Jackson commented on Building Performance Journal's blog post We're Proud to Stand With BPA
"I'm both humbled and proud to see my organization step up to the challenge of self-reflection, and to do our part in equalizing the educational and workforce development opportunities for Black and Brown people. It's a compliment to the whole indust…"
Jun 3
Leslie Jackson commented on Jim Gunshinan's blog post Book Review: Green Building Illustrated, Second Edition, by Ian M Shapiro and Francis D.K. Ching
"This is cool to see. I have three of Francis K. Ching's arhitectural drafting books and refer to them often."
Jun 3
Leslie Jackson replied to Nate Natale's discussion Conferencing in Place- Scenes from Quarantine
"Leslie Jackson, BPJ Video Producer and Associate Editor sheltering with gear in place!
Apr 30
Leslie Jackson posted a blog post
 As happy hour festivities go during conferences, I found myself in a room full of great folks;a few I had met, a few I hadn't. As the group of 90 or so were shuffled by Chris Docchio into three smaller chatrooms,I was delighted to find myself in th…
Apr 28
Leslie Jackson left a comment for Leslie Jackson
"Hi Robb
Thanks for these reawakenings! ... You mean these things are general practice??The way I learned to work with power tools, if your wan't fully geared up with protection,my teacher unplugged me... Though later when asked about his rigorous sa…"
Apr 21
Leslie Jackson and Robb Kingsbury are now friends
Apr 21
Leslie Jackson posted a blog post
Happy Friday (is that what day it is?) I hope you are staying well, healthy, and safe. I have just launched the second edition of Building Performance Talk. In this episode, I talk to Chris Magwood, a long time friend in natural building, who runs t…
Apr 17
Leslie Jackson commented on Larry Weingarten's blog post May You Live in Interesting Times
"Along the lines of the moon landing analogy, I like to compare where we are with the APOLLO 13 event, where, like the moon landing, the whole world was watching, unifying the world in such a positive way. The Apollo 13 explosion and aborted flight a…"
Apr 16
Leslie Jackson commented on Leslie Jackson's blog post Opportunity Knocks for Online Learning
"Thanks for your reply and for the deeper story! I picture the kids down low in the room, and all the good intentions swirling around with the gases! Thanks for your candor!I'm a beginner at Brazilian mandolin, so I will spare you those videos, but h…"
Apr 14
Leslie Jackson commented on Leslie Jackson's blog post Opportunity Knocks for Online Learning
"This is great advice, Joseph--someone said early on, be sure to keep a journal through these, some of the most historic moments in your life (some hope!) 
I am more prolific than ever, as sweet solitude always stirs my mind to produce, produce, prod…"
Apr 13
Leslie Jackson posted a blog post
How are you spending your shelter-in-place time? I find in this line of work there is more than enough to do, while friends who are parents are suddenly homeschooling as well. My landmates’ two kids have built a delightfully sketchy zipline in our y…
Apr 1
Leslie Jackson is going to COVID-19 Safety Precautions for Contractors - LIVE stream from The Healthy Indoors Show
Apr 1