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Links for March 16th through March 21st

by Mel Starrs on March 23, 2011

in News

These are my links for March 16th through March 21st: The ins and outs of green leases – “Before the drinks began to flow, a lively Q&A followed, the highlight of which was a debate over the use and value of BREEAM. Robert Rotbart of Derwent London questioned how its emphasis currently is on the […]

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Links for February 23rd through March 1st

by Mel Starrs on March 2, 2011

in News

These are my links for February 23rd through March 1st: The Low Carbon Kid: Vital new tool sorts out the climate-friendly from climate-hostile materials – Brilliant overview post from David on the ICE database, which means now I don’t have to write one. Read the whole thing: “The widely used and authoritative ICE Database – […]

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On 27 April I attended the Sponge consultation event at RICS for the Consultation response to “Making better use of Energy Performance Certificates and data“. The consultation is open until 25 May, so you still have time to submit responses. I won’t go over the consultation contents or comments as I think Brian Scannell at […]

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Part L 2010 Consultation – Final thoughts

by Mel Starrs on September 17, 2009

in Part L

Had I realised the 17th was not tomorrow, but today, I might have been able to construct a more considered piece. For completeness, here are some further rambling thoughts on the Part L 2010 consultation. Issues I wanted to look into further but ran out of time on included overheating, and a better understanding of […]

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In the first of this series of posts, I set the background to the Part L 2010 consultation. In this post I am going to look at the issues which were raised at the recent Sponge/CIBSE consultation event , which I attended on 20 August. Hywel Davies presented 7 issues which were of concern to […]

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Part L 2010 consultation – introduction

by mel starrs on September 7, 2009

in Part L

So after a fun (?) summer of consultations, the final date for submission for the Part L and F consultation will soon be upon us: 17th September. The consultation came out on 18 June, but with a massive 800 odd pages to wade through it has taken most of the summer to digest. This series […]

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Part L consultation and multifoils

by mel starrs on June 24, 2008

in Part L

I’ve read through the (non-technical) consultation which is out for Part L – comments to be back by 9 September. The only item which piqued my interest was the clarification regarding multifoils. 3.1 BR 443 “Conventions for U-value calculations” sets out test methods and calculation procedures for determining the thermal performance of building elements that […]

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  From DEFRA : Consultation on new regulations on ecodesign requirements for energy-using products This consultation relates to draft new regulations which will implement in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland a European Directive (2005/32/EC) establishing a framework for the setting of ecodesign requirements for energy-using products. We are seeking the views of all interested […]

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