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Links for August 6th through August 10th

by Mel Starrs on August 11, 2011

in News

These are my links for August 6th through August 10th: What is Energy Use Intensity? ASHRAE Seeks to Define, Educate – Interesting (though I foresee problems – see conclusions wrt Part L2 and zero carbon recently in UK): “• Establish a single objective definition of energy use intensity (EUI) for the design of commercial buildings […]

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Links for September 29th through October 5th

by Mel Starrs on October 6, 2010

in News

These are my links for September 29th through October 5th: ISA Benchmarking Results October 2010 – 4 page pdf “This report provides a demonstration of the first benchmarking results on a sample of assets of the current ISA Members. Benchmark KPI scores are brought up from the database, enabling members to track their own performance […]

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Links for May 3rd through May 6th

by Mel Starrs on May 8, 2010

in News

These are my links for May 3rd through May 6th: CIBSE publishes new guidance on LTHW heating systems – Modern Building Services – Legislation has forced designers to improve the efficiency of their heating systems, so a designer now has far more options than before. The new CIBSE Application Manual 14 ‘Non-domestic hot water heating […]

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Links for July 26th through July 27th

by Mel Starrs on July 31, 2009

in News

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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February’s Harvard Business Review

by mel starrs on March 10, 2009

in Management

One residual effect from my MBA is a penchant for the mighty monthly tome, the Harvard Business Review. Incredibly expensive in the UK, but always has great quality content. Some of my favourite snippets from the February edition (which has probably just disappeared from the stands – lesson #1 of blogging – publish before irrelevance […]

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Green Monday

by mel starrs on March 9, 2009

in Events & Conferences

Last Monday I attended Green Monday, a monthly networking event for corporate climate change leaders in London. I was first alerted to Green Monday by Phil back in September, but this month was the first time my calendar had conspired to allow me to attend. The event kicked off with a panel discussion and then […]

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These are my links for August 30th through September 1st: Coal verses Nuclear (Jonathon Porritt) – I've not made much comment on George Monbiot's comments on nuclear – mainly because I agree with his qualifications. JP explains here why the green movement are in a kerfuffle about it by explaining: "a communicator as astute and […]

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These are my links for July 25th through August 5th: New Infrastructure Levy will help communities thrive and give developers certainty – Housing and Planning minister Caroline Flint announced further details of the Government's plans for a groundbreaking Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) today, which will support local communities by raising funding for new schools, hospitals, […]

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These are my links for July 11th through July 17th: Kyoto2 Oliver Tickell – Kyoto2 is a framework for a new Climate Protocol under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) for 2012 and beyond. Steering a sustainable path through GM issues | Forum For The Future – In summary, GM might have a […]

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These are my links for July 10th through July 11th: The Standardised Method of Life Cycle Costing for Construction Procurement – Standardized Method of Life Cycle Costing for Construction Procurement brings together ISO 15686-5 and the BCIS Standard Form of Cost Analysis (SFCA) along with industry recognized occupancy cost codes, and will provide you with:° […]

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