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Links for October 27th through November 2nd

by Mel Starrs on November 3, 2010

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These are my links for October 27th through November 2nd: Landlords forced to insulate homes | News | Inside Housing – "Energy and climate change secretary Chris Huhne will announce new measures today to force landlords to make ‘reasonable energy efficiency improvements’ to their properties from 2015 onwards. The new powers will be contained in […]

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Links for December 11th through December 17th

by Mel Starrs on December 18, 2009

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These are my links for December 11th through December 17th: Is global warming unstoppable? – Another nutty theory or not?: "Garrett says his study's key finding "is that accumulated economic production over the course of history has been tied to the rate of energy consumption at a global level through a constant factor." That "constant" […]

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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 November 14th through November 19th

by Mel Starrs on November 20, 2009

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These are my links for November 14th through November 19th: Welcome to amazonails – Enerything you ever needed to know about straw bale building. Footprint » Common carbon language – "The ‘Common Carbon Metric’ will be piloted by the leading green building rating tools and made available to anyone dedicated to promoting the understanding and […]

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Links for October 20th through October 21st

by Mel Starrs on October 23, 2009

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These are my links for October 20th through October 21st: Brand vs. Lovins On Nuclear Power | WBUR and NPR – On Point with Tom Ashbrook – Lovins argues against nuclear: "Nuclear is about the most expensive and slowest thing you can build. And I don’t think it’s true you need to build everything. You […]

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Links for August 7th from 14:13 to 14:37

by Mel Starrs on August 14, 2009

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These are my links for August 7th from 14:13 to 14:37: Wales waives planning for micro-renewables – Building – "The changes will enable householders to install certain types of domestic micro-generation equipment, including solar thermal panels, ground and water source heat pumps, and flues associated with biomass and combined heat and power systems, on or […]

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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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Links for July 2nd through July 8th

by Mel Starrs on July 9, 2009

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These are my links for July 2nd through July 8th: Woobius Scribbles — Bottom-up collaboration in the construction industry – Excellent post on collaborative working by Woobius and the curse of email:"You know that feeling. You’ve just set up the best collaboration system ever. You have all the processes documented and approved. Everyone’s agreed to use […]

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Links for May 26th through June 1st

by Mel Starrs on June 2, 2009

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These are my links for May 26th through June 1st: Concentration Solar Power Module Integrates Into Side And Roof Of Buildings – min-CSP – intriguing but no data in the article to back up the theory: "The system, of which the international patent has already been requested, consists of a stationary lens and a linear […]

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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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