Madison Noteworthy's Christi Andringa and Mike Victorson interview Jesse Darley, co-founder of Beer Cap Maps, an innovative new business in Madison. Darley and fellow co-founder Steve Latham's virtual business produces laser-cut wooden maps of various U.S. states and countries that can hold your beer (or soda) cap collection and make for a unique wall hanging. Visit beercapmaps.com.
This week IBTV goes behind the scenes to explore sustainable buildings and the LEED certification process with Tri-North Builders, the “Green Building Leader.” In this interview with Tri-North Builders President and CEO Tom Thayer, we hear about the trends in green building and why every building is moving toward being a green building. We also get an inside view of the Tri-North Builders corporate headquarters, a gold certified LEED building with features like tiles from recycled glass, sustainable bamboo wood floors, significant amounts of natural lighting, low-flow water systems, and high-energy-efficiency HVAC systems.
Say the words “business conference” and you’ll likely evoke images of stiff-backed chairs, neatly pressed suits, and cavernous rooms where titans of industry hold court. Say “un-conference” and you might be met with blank stares – but you’ll certainly get people’s attention.
Adrian Reif, self-described Head Yumbutterologist, lives, breathes, and sleeps peanut butter. That is, when he's not awakened in the middle of the night with to-do lists swirling through his head.