Avec I/O

by Avec Design+Build

Avec is a architect led design-build firm located in downtown Ames, IA. Avec believes that there is a way to do architecture that brings together designers and contractors collaborating with the client to deliver a built project, a process that energizes and empowers the design team, the construction team, and ultimately the owner. Avec is French for “with”, meaning that we want to work alongside every entity involved in a proj... Read more

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • S01 E05 - The Former & The Latter

    S01 E05 - The Former & The Latter

    Wrapping up our conversation with Steve Kapaun of Harvest Heating & Air Conditioning over topics including a heat pump efficiency recap and a response to Net Zero in Iowa.

    33:24
  • S01 E04 - Heat Pumps

    S01 E04 - Heat Pumps

    Steve Kapaun of Harvest Heating & Cooling returns to give us the rundown on types of heat pumps, efficiency ratings, and more. Discover the pros & cons of some alternative heating & cooling methods and how they work within a home.

    35:46
  • S01 E03 - Tighter Than Goat Lips (Part 3)

    S01 E03 - Tighter Than Goat Lips (Part 3)

    Part 3 of a 3-part series where we sit down with Steve Kapaun of Harvest Heating & Air Conditioning to discuss HVAC as the skeleton of your home; not a line item. Steve tackles the intricacies of heating and cooling systems in our...

    39:11
  • S01 E02 - Tighter Than Goat Lips (Part 2)

    S01 E02 - Tighter Than Goat Lips (Part 2)

    Part 2 of a 3-part series where we sit down with Steve Kapaun of Harvest Heating & Air Conditioning to discuss HVAC as the skeleton of your home; not a line item. Steve tackles the intricacies of heating and cooling systems in our...

    30:10
  • S01 E01 - Tighter Than Goat Lips (Part 1)

    S01 E01 - Tighter Than Goat Lips (Part 1)

    Part 1 of a 3-part series where we sit down with Steve Kapaun of Harvest Heating & Air Conditioning to discuss HVAC as the skeleton of your home; not a line item. Steve tackles the intricacies of heating and cooling systems in our...

    35:27