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Links for March 23rd through March 27th

by Mel Starrs on March 30, 2012

in News

These are my links for March 23rd through March 27th: Low Carbon Heat Plans Revealed – Department of Energy and Climate Change – "DECC is launching a consultation today proposing an interim measure to keep the RHI within the budgetary limits set by the Comprehensive Spending Review. This includes the possibility of giving industry one […]

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Links for August 25th through August 30th

by Mel Starrs on September 1, 2011

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These are my links for August 25th through August 30th: New scheme to channel millions to UK carbon-cutting projects – ‘Our research and other evidence strongly demonstrates that UK corporates want to support carbon reduction projects in this country’, says Jon d’Este-Hoare of BRE, ‘there is also a ready supply of high quality projects in […]

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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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This could be huge news for DEA’s if it goes ahead. From ” Making energy performance certificate and related data publicly available: Privacy impact assessment” from CLG in Jan 2011, para 7.4.2: Where an Energy Performance Certificate is inaccurate, it must be replaced at no charge to the consumer. Energy Performance Certificates are valid for […]

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Part L1A, SAP 2009 and the fabric first approach

by Mel Starrs on February 21, 2011

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I’m loving my job at the minute. The office has a huge volume of flats currently at roughly RIBA stage D for a PFI project we are looking at. I’m doing initial SAP work to inform the bid and it has given me the chance to poke about under the bonnet of SAP 2009, Part […]

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Links for September 29th through October 5th

by Mel Starrs on October 6, 2010

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These are my links for September 29th through October 5th: ISA Benchmarking Results October 2010 – 4 page pdf “This report provides a demonstration of the first benchmarking results on a sample of assets of the current ISA Members. Benchmark KPI scores are brought up from the database, enabling members to track their own performance […]

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Links for September 8th through September 13th

by Mel Starrs on September 15, 2010

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These are my links for September 8th through September 13th: Sustainability Matrix – Green Offices | Max Fordham – Very impressed that Fordham's are being this transparent: "As a practice we think it important to drive the sustainability agenda and stimulate discussion, so versions of our current matrices were published in AJ and we welcome […]

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Links for May 26th through May 27th

by Mel Starrs on June 1, 2010

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These are my links for May 26th through May 27th: Some Transition Thoughts on the Energy Bits of the Queen’s Speech » Transition Culture – I'm not a particular fan of the Transition Towns movement (something too insular and regressive about it to sit comfortably with my world view, each to their own and all […]

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Links for April 24th through April 30th

by Mel Starrs on May 1, 2010

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These are my links for April 24th through April 30th: Comparing Estidama’s Pearls Rating System to LEED and BREEAM | Carboun: Advocating Sustainability in the Middle East – Excellent write-up on Estidama. I'm drawn to the process and 'philosophical' differences: "The first striking difference between The Pearls Rating System on the one hand, and LEED […]

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Links for March 26th through March 31st

by Mel Starrs on April 3, 2010

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These are my links for March 26th through March 31st: My speech at The Economist (on innovation) « Scott Berkun – Replace innovation with sustainability – aha!: "Lastly, I need to talk about words. I’m a writer and a speaker, so words are my trade. But words are important, and possibly dangerous, for everyone. A […]

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