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Links for June 5th through June 8th

by Mel Starrs on June 8, 2012

in News

These are my links for June 5th through June 8th: Disaster Resilience Part of Sustainability, Too – “…are starting to promote the concept of resilience — the ability for a community or structure to survive and quickly recover from a disaster — as essential for green building. Any building, after all, represents tremendous amounts of […]

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CIBSE Expert Zone – Building Regulations Part L 2010

by Mel Starrs on February 24, 2011

in Part L

I was recently approached by CIBSE EPG (energy performance group) to take part in their Expert Q&A on Building Regulations Part L 2010. I’m on a panel with Ian Orme and Ant Wilson and we’ve already answered over 10 questions. In this area of the website we provide regular access to experts in their field by […]

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Links for December 8th through December 12th

by Mel Starrs on December 15, 2010

in News

These are my links for December 8th through December 12th: Announcements > Green Building Certification Institute Launches LEED Fellow Program – Another interesting move: “In order to be eligible for the LEED Fellow designation, an individual must be nominated by a qualifying peer. A nomination period is open now until Jan. 7, 2011. Nominees must […]

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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 January 3rd through January 7th

by Mel Starrs on January 8, 2010

in News

These are my links for January 3rd through January 7th: She Just Walks Around With It: What I Would Tell Any Recent College Graduate – Wise words from Kristy: "That is NOT the same as liking what a company does, seeing a company that has lots of potential and potentially cool jobs, and just not […]

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I’ve been geeking out over my gorgeous faux leather hard bound copy of the 2009 Ashrae Handbook – Fundamentals (SI units) which recently arrived in the post. One of  the perks of ASHRAE membership is an updated copy every year of one of the handbooks on a rolling schedule (something CIBSE have started to do […]

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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 August 21st through August 23rd: Widgetbox › CIBSE Search Widget – A widget you can add to your website to search for LCEA's. Freelance Jobs & Freelancers – iFreelance.com – via Paul Miller – a website posting freelance opportunities and freelancers. Considering for my blog redesign in the future… ISO […]

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Del.icio.us.ness

by mel starrs on July 6, 2008

in News

What I’ve been reading about: Zero carbon targets debated at AECB conference – Discussions on renewables and greenwash Models of whole life costing – Building Services Journal – Book review by Hywel Davies of Whole Life-cycle Costing: Risk and risk responses BSRIA Infonet: Whole-Life Costing Analysis, Churcher D : Books & Downloads – Publications for […]

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Green Hippocratic Oath?

by mel starrs on April 4, 2008

in Opinion, Theory and Comment

The guys over at HBR green have an interesting article on how business is evolving: The once unassailable notion that corporations exist solely to maximize their shareholders’ returns is crumbling. Without a doubt, the dramatic scale and scope of the challenges presented by climate change will require the next generation of business leaders to adopt […]

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