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RICS Going for Green 2012

by Mel Starrs on June 26, 2012

in Green Building Rating

I first blogged the RICS Going for Green Report back in July last year. I hadn’t realised the report was going to be an annual affair – as a stats geek, I’m over the moon. The May 2012 version can be downloaded here.  The great new addition to the report is the focus on existing […]

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Links for June 8th through June 13th

by Mel Starrs on June 16, 2012

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These are my links for June 8th through June 13th: brute force collaborative » Oh snap! You just got ‘Brute Forced’! – Some good Passivaus basics (for heating dominated climate) RICS Sustainability Blog : RICS speaks at the HQE international green building rating launch – New(ish) competitor to BREEAM International and LEED on the block: […]

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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 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 June 18th through June 19th: Mott MacDonald launches Abu Dhabi sustainable programme – Building – Estidama – Mott's BREEAM and LEED competitor, bespoke for Abu Dhabi. Anyone got a copy? HDI vs. Eco footprint – Great graphic from WBCSD plotting ecological footprint against human development index. Useful when comparing technologies […]

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