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Links for March 24th through March 29th

by Mel Starrs on March 30, 2011

in News

These are my links for March 24th through March 29th: Import and export meters and the feed-in tariff | YouGen Blog | YouGen, Renewable Energy Made Easy – "Getting an official export meter with an MPAN number costs about £70 a year. This means it isn't cost effective for most domestic installations, as the exported […]

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Links for September 15th through September 21st

by Mel Starrs on September 22, 2010

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These are my links for September 15th through September 21st: Pursuit of LEED could result in professional negligence, insurance executive warns – Daily Commercial News – Absolutely (same goes for BREEAM): “By adhering to a “recipe” or “formula” in order to earn points toward LEED certification, design professionals might be at risk of neglecting their […]

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Links for August 18th through August 24th

by Mel Starrs on August 25, 2010

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These are my links for August 18th through August 24th: 500 Internal Server Error – 500 Internal Server Error Stanford engineers’ new solar energy conversion process could revamp solar power production – "A new process that simultaneously combines the light and heat of solar radiation to generate electricity could offer more than double the efficiency […]

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Links for June 29th through July 1st

by Mel Starrs on July 6, 2010

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These are my links for June 29th through July 1st: Gentrification and Its Discontents – Magazine – The Atlantic – "Zukin declares that she “resent[s] everything Starbucks represents,” which really means that her urban ideal is the cool neighborhood at the moment before the first Starbucks moves in, an ever-more-fleeting moment. Indeed, what has changed […]

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Stadthaus: A Process Revealed

by Mel Starrs on July 20, 2009

in Case Studies

An advantage to living in London during the week is the wealth of events, exhibitions and ‘do’s’ available to me, generally for free. Last week I took the opportunity to head to a very well attended event at Building Centre on Store St with standing room only. The talk was on the Stadthaus, the tallest […]

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Green Monday

by mel starrs on March 9, 2009

in Events & Conferences

Last Monday I attended Green Monday, a monthly networking event for corporate climate change leaders in London. I was first alerted to Green Monday by Phil back in September, but this month was the first time my calendar had conspired to allow me to attend. The event kicked off with a panel discussion and then […]

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These are my links for December 9th from 09:37 to 09:37: Toolkits. London Energy Partnership – "Low Carbon Designer" An electronic toolkit that allows developers, building design engineers and planners to assess the energy performance of a proposed development using the London Plan energy hierarchy. The software has been designed to encourage energy statements to […]

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Del.icio.us.ness

by mel starrs on November 20, 2008

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What I’ve been reading about: LSX – London Sustainability Exchange – The Environmental Justice and Inequalities toolkit is an electronic resource that will help build the capacity of policymakers and planners across London to take up good practice in tackling environmental inequalities. The Long Now Blog » Blog Archive » “We would all be smarter […]

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by mel starrs on November 15, 2008

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What I’ve been reading about: Green vs. Greed — An Open Letter to Green Building Professionals | Rick Fedrizzi on GreenerBuildings – "The greed that led the world economy into crisis will not defeat our commitment to good work. Fear will not dominate our agenda. And our commitment to change — even in the face […]

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These are my links for September 24th through September 26th: Fabric Insulation – ways of further raising performance standards for all types of building fabric: BD 2428 – Planning, building and the environment – Communities and Local Government – This report summarises building thermal performance requirements in Denmark, Germany, Switzerland and the Netherlands and classifies […]

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