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Links for November 24th through November 30th

by Mel Starrs on December 1, 2010

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These are my links for November 24th through November 30th: USGBC Announces ‘LEED Automation’ to Streamline and Create Capacity for LEED Green Building Projects | Chloregy – “The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), developers of the LEED green building program today announced LEED Automation, a new program in collaboration with leading technology companies that is […]

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Links for May 21st through May 24th

by Mel Starrs on May 25, 2010

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These are my links for May 21st through May 24th: Two thirds of firms ‘unprepared’ for carbon legislation | ITworld – “At the moment most organisations are just using guess work,” he said. “This can’t continue. In the same way that financial auditors wouldn’t accept guesses as to an organisation’s cash position, environmental auditors are […]

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Links for April 24th through April 30th

by Mel Starrs on May 1, 2010

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These are my links for April 24th through April 30th: Comparing Estidama’s Pearls Rating System to LEED and BREEAM | Carboun: Advocating Sustainability in the Middle East – Excellent write-up on Estidama. I'm drawn to the process and 'philosophical' differences: "The first striking difference between The Pearls Rating System on the one hand, and LEED […]

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Links for March 19th through March 25th

by Mel Starrs on March 26, 2010

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These are my links for March 19th through March 25th: Climate science: Spin, science and climate change | The Economist – "…the ambiguities of science sit uncomfortably with the demands of politics. Politicians, and the voters who elect them, are more comfortable with certainty. So “six months to save the planet” is more likely to […]

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Links for January 10th through January 14th

by Mel Starrs on January 15, 2010

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These are my links for January 10th through January 14th: Why do architects earn less than other professionals? – BD Resource – Going back 50 years or so, architects used to have similar earning power to lawyers and medics, but we seem to have gradually painted ourselves out of the picture for clients. We wanted […]

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Links for December 8th through December 10th

by Mel Starrs on December 11, 2009

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These are my links for December 8th through December 10th: ASHRAE’s Building Energy Quotient building labeling program – ASHRAE's BEQ (roughly equivalent to DEC) continues to be developed. The Language of Sustainability: Why Words Matter | GreenBiz.com – Communicating sustainability: "Provide context for "sustainability," in that it means the ability to continue into the indefinite […]

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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 October 5th through October 7th

by Mel Starrs on October 9, 2009

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These are my links for October 5th through October 7th: Energy Efficiency Partnership for Homes – Partnership Publications – EEPH/CLG report: "This report presents results and findings of the joint EEPH (Energy Efficiency Partnership for Homes) and Department for Communities and Local Government (CLG) project to study the levels of compliance with Part L of […]

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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 July 26th through July 27th

by Mel Starrs on July 31, 2009

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These are my links for July 26th through July 27th: International Green Construction Code (IGCC) Now in the Works| News | Architectural Record – International in the same way the World Series is a global baseball competition: "On June 29, the American Institute of Architects, along with the International Code Council (ICC) and the American […]

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