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Links for November 10th through November 11th

by Mel Starrs on November 17, 2011

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These are my links for November 10th through November 11th: The Low Carbon Kid: Big organisations’ carbon emissions made public for the first time – Good overview of the first CRC PLT and problems associated with it: "The CRC is now a straightforward carbon tax, but originally, under Labour, the proceeds were supposed to be […]

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Links for March 16th through March 21st

by Mel Starrs on March 23, 2011

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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 January 19th through January 25th

by Mel Starrs on January 26, 2011

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These are my links for January 19th through January 25th: 500 Internal Server Error – 500 Internal Server Error Modern Built Environment – New UKGBC task group on existing non domestic buildings looks to streamline DECs and the CRC scheme – Articles – Technology Strategy Board – "The United Kingdom Green Building Council (UK-GBC) has […]

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Links for December 28th through December 29th

by Mel Starrs on January 1, 2010

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These are my links for December 28th through December 29th: BRE Trust reveals the results of DEC data analysis – ‘Energy used in public buildings accounts for 4% of the UK's carbon emissions. Design standards are improving, but we need to demonstrate that this is resulting in improved building performance. This study found that the […]

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Links for December 8th through December 10th

by Mel Starrs on December 11, 2009

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These are my links for December 8th through December 10th: ASHRAE’s Building Energy Quotient building labeling program – ASHRAE's BEQ (roughly equivalent to DEC) continues to be developed. The Language of Sustainability: Why Words Matter | GreenBiz.com – Communicating sustainability: "Provide context for "sustainability," in that it means the ability to continue into the indefinite […]

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Links for September 25th through October 1st

by Mel Starrs on October 2, 2009

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These are my links for September 25th through October 1st: "Passive" Heating and Cooling Is a Misnomer. It’s Active. : TreeHugger – "there are 36 Billion square feet of non-residential buildings from the 50s through the 80s that need to be retrofitted and greened. It ain't going to be easy." AIArchitect This Week | Buildings […]

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Links for August 31st through September 3rd

by Mel Starrs on September 4, 2009

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These are my links for August 31st through September 3rd: BBC – Open Secrets: Comparing the energy efficiency of public buildings – In case anyone missed this (over 5000 properties get a G): "until a few days ago, if you wanted to compare all the buildings on the register, you had two somewhat time-consuming and […]

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Links for July 1st from 08:46 to 13:54

by Mel Starrs on July 2, 2009

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These are my links for July 1st from 08:46 to 13:54: Quarterly Energy Prices – BIS – "Quarterly Energy Prices is DECC's publication covering energy prices. It includes data formerly included in ‘Energy Trends’ (Tables 26 to 30) and the ‘Digest of UK Energy Statistics’ (Chapter 9). It contains tables, charts and commentary on industrial, […]

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These are my links for August 18th through August 19th: One green energy firm 100% renewable – "Data available on electricityinfo.org shows that Good Energy is the only firm offering its customers energy which is all generated from renewables. Other companies which claim to offer green power, such as Ecotricity and Green Energy, don't even […]

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by mel starrs on August 7, 2008

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What I’ve been reading about: Reader’s Rant – Building Services Journal – "BREEAM is about environmental damage reduction and not about sustainable development. Yet BREEAM is increasingly interpreted within the construction sector as being a metric for sustainable development. Use of the terms ‘very good’ and ‘excellent’ have become misleading because they are hijacked to […]

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