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Links for July 2nd through July 8th

by Mel Starrs on July 9, 2009

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These are my links for July 2nd through July 8th: Woobius Scribbles — Bottom-up collaboration in the construction industry – Excellent post on collaborative working by Woobius and the curse of email:"You know that feeling. You’ve just set up the best collaboration system ever. You have all the processes documented and approved. Everyone’s agreed to use […]

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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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These are my links for June 3rd through June 4th: Stumbling and Mumbling: Greens vs “conventional economics” – Chris Dillow takes on Tony and Tim's spat over at CIF: "the question is not: environment versus economics? It’s the technical ones of how to create effective property rights, and how to price access to them." Good […]

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These are my links for May 26th through May 27th: IES Launches Free Tool : VE- Ware – IES’s VE-Ware, which is available to download for free online, gives limited but incredibly valuable access to its world leading <Virtual Environment> Apache thermal analysis software. New and existing buildings can now have their energy and carbon […]

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These are my links for April 1st through April 5th: How To Find Lost Objects – via LifeHacker – a 122 page pdf on a similar vein to www.flylady.net IES <VE SBEM> EPC SOFTWARE MEETS 6TH APRIL DEADLINE – IES on the ball again when it comes to SBEM (even though their DSM software IMO […]

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Additional guidance has been published on the NCM FAQ’s page regarding how to deal with shared spaces within blocks of flats using iSBEM: Each flat is a separate dwelling and must be assessed using SAP (the relevant guidance is in ADL1A). However, the common areas in the flats are not classified as dwellings. As stated in ADL1A paragraph […]

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