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Links for June 22nd through June 28th

by Mel Starrs on June 29, 2012

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These are my links for June 22nd through June 28th: Labels for building products gain traction – Journal of Commerce – Canada: "Instead of nutrients, the label on the building product will list what’s in it, and how much embodied carbon that represents. The label will also provide a “global warming number” that gives the […]

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Links for April 7th through April 8th

by Mel Starrs on April 9, 2010

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These are my links for April 7th through April 8th: Bleak and tortured: Kapoor’s Orbit is hardly an Olympic ideal | Building Blog – “the fact that Kapoor’s works seems to have garnered criticism from critics and the public alike renders it, in this regard at least, unique. what does it say? And this perhaps […]

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Links for January 23rd through January 26th

by Mel Starrs on January 29, 2010

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These are my links for January 23rd through January 26th: Not the last straw: Homes made from straw bales make a comeback | MNN – Mother Nature Network – Volunteer labour makes costing straw bale difficult: "Though the materials used for straw bale buildings – straw & plaster – are typically inexpensive, the special knowledge […]

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These are my links for June 3rd through June 4th: Stumbling and Mumbling: Greens vs “conventional economics” – Chris Dillow takes on Tony and Tim's spat over at CIF: "the question is not: environment versus economics? It’s the technical ones of how to create effective property rights, and how to price access to them." Good […]

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These are my links for May 29th through June 1st: is there a fourth sector? | design activism – Interesting discussion on businesses straddling the line between not-for-profit and for-profit (resonates with Yvon Chouinard's book Let my People go Surfing) Appraisals of Extensive Green Roofs – via Building magazine forums, a survey from Liverpool JMU […]

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These are my links for May 26th through May 27th: IES Launches Free Tool : VE- Ware – IES’s VE-Ware, which is available to download for free online, gives limited but incredibly valuable access to its world leading <Virtual Environment> Apache thermal analysis software. New and existing buildings can now have their energy and carbon […]

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