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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 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 July 18th through July 19th

by Mel Starrs on July 24, 2009

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These are my links for July 18th through July 19th: Crouching Tiger? | Forum For The Future – Excellent article on China. "Government backing for big green ambitions is also in evidence at Tianjin. This industrial port east of Beijing is to be the site of a hugely ambitious new ‘eco-city’, a joint Chinese-Singaporean venture […]

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by mel starrs on November 11, 2008

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What I’ve been reading about: Survey warns of low profit margins – Building Design – A third of architectural practices made so little profit in the boom times that they could go bust with the onslaught of the credit crunch, an RIBA survey has revealed. This year’s RIBA Business Benchmarking Survey, released to BD this […]

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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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These are my links for July 9th through July 10th: Low carbon refurbishment of buildings – Management guide – This guide is aimed at those who wish to ensure that a planned refurbishment delivers carbon savings, in addition to meeting its other objectives. It provides clear, practical guidance based on real world experience. Jones Lang […]

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