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Links for April 21st through April 27th

by Mel Starrs on April 28, 2011

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These are my links for April 21st through April 27th: Skyscraper Boom Reaches End as City of London Goes ‘From Vanity to Sanity’ – Bloomberg – Fascinating article on the economics of tall buildings: "In London, high-rise buildings cost 50 pounds to 150 pounds more per square foot than shorter ones because of their stronger […]

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The eagle eyed amongst you may have spotted a new page on the blog – global building accreditation schemes. It is very much a work in progress and I’ve missed any obvious schemes, please let me know. As new announcements are made, I add them into the google spreadsheet which sits behind the page. For […]

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Links for February 12th through February 18th

by Mel Starrs on February 19, 2010

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These are my links for February 12th through February 18th: Building4Change : California to make energy and water saving mandatory – CALGREEN's approach, with its mandatory provisions being inspected and verified by local and state building departments and confirmed in a green label, has led to concerns that it confuses building standards and certification. Questions […]

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Links for December 11th through December 17th

by Mel Starrs on December 18, 2009

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These are my links for December 11th through December 17th: Is global warming unstoppable? – Another nutty theory or not?: "Garrett says his study's key finding "is that accumulated economic production over the course of history has been tied to the rate of energy consumption at a global level through a constant factor." That "constant" […]

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Links for November 27th through December 2nd

by Mel Starrs on December 4, 2009

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These are my links for November 27th through December 2nd: Smart Vendors: Biomass Supply Chain (UK) – Innovation & Cleantech – Possibly interesting (but very expensive – £150!) report on biomass (not sure how independent the authors are?): "The future evolution of the UK biomass supply chain will be significantly impacted by the opening of […]

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Links for November 14th through November 19th

by Mel Starrs on November 20, 2009

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These are my links for November 14th through November 19th: Welcome to amazonails – Enerything you ever needed to know about straw bale building. Footprint » Common carbon language – "The ‘Common Carbon Metric’ will be piloted by the leading green building rating tools and made available to anyone dedicated to promoting the understanding and […]

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Links for September 25th through October 1st

by Mel Starrs on October 2, 2009

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These are my links for September 25th through October 1st: "Passive" Heating and Cooling Is a Misnomer. It’s Active. : TreeHugger – "there are 36 Billion square feet of non-residential buildings from the 50s through the 80s that need to be retrofitted and greened. It ain't going to be easy." AIArchitect This Week | Buildings […]

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Links for September 14th through September 17th

by Mel Starrs on September 18, 2009

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These are my links for September 14th through September 17th: When ‘the business case’ gets exciting – With BDRV we’ve pulled all of our past work – and all the other examples we can find – into a single, flexible guide. We want practically any company to be able to find a financial technique which […]

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