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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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Del.icio.us.ness for January 15th

by mel starrs on January 16, 2008

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What caught my eye today, January 15th: Weather Data – For use with Google Earth – loads of weather data in EnergyPlus weather format ? 295 locations in the USA, 71 locations in Canada, and more than 800 locations in 100 other countries throughout the world. Lyons-Dubai – via BLDGBLOG, news that “The Arab emirate […]

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I’m not really stalking Matt Grace…

by mel starrs on May 2, 2007

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Looks like Matt Grace has moved to Enermodal Engineering (a Canadian company) in Calgary: Leading UK Sustainability Expert Joins Enermodal Calgary: Matt Grace, B.Eng., M.Sc., C.Env. Matt Grace brings to Enermodal 12 years of professional experience in sustainable building design and assessment, including work on office, institutional, industrial and housing developments, renewable energy and energy […]

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image via Flickr Malcolm Gladwell, journalist and author of the Tipping Point and Blink, has an interesting post on his blog where his father explains how his newly installed geothermal heat pump system works. Most of us prefer the temperature in the house in the winter to be nearer 70ËšF then 60ËšF, so we need […]

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Story from the Yorkshire Post on 1 June 2006 in which a local ecology company are spreading the word about BREEAM. In Canada, green buildings are happier more productive buildings: One study of a green renovation to the post office in Reno, Nevada, found that the $500,000 cost was offset by productivity improvements in the […]

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