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Links for April 21st through April 27th

by Mel Starrs on April 28, 2009

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These are my links for April 21st through April 27th: NGS GreenSpec – Materials – Embodied energy – Data on embodied energy is notoriously difficult to find. This is a useful source: "The figures included in the following table are a much-shortened and abbreviated adaptation of a survey published by the Sustainable Energy Research Team […]

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These are my links for June 18th through June 19th: Mott MacDonald launches Abu Dhabi sustainable programme – Building – Estidama – Mott's BREEAM and LEED competitor, bespoke for Abu Dhabi. Anyone got a copy? HDI vs. Eco footprint – Great graphic from WBCSD plotting ecological footprint against human development index. Useful when comparing technologies […]

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These are my links for June 4th through June 6th: Are developers ignoring the threat of climate change? – Building Design – BD debates losing their edge – both sides generally agree with each other. Agree with this: "We need a different hierarchy in the development team, with the building services engineer and landscape architect […]

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