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Links for September 29th through October 5th

by Mel Starrs on October 6, 2011

in News

These are my links for September 29th through October 5th: Installed Cost of Solar Photovoltaic Systems in the U.S. Declined Significantly in 2010 and 2011 « Berkeley Lab News Center – "The average installed cost of residential and commercial PV systems completed in 2010 fell by roughly 17 percent from the year before, and by […]

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Links for October 13th through October 19th

by Mel Starrs on October 20, 2010

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These are my links for October 13th through October 19th: Climate change pps – The toolkit has been developed to provide advice on Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Adaptation based on the guidance given in the Climate Change Supplement to Planning Policy Statement 1 (generally referred to simply as the Climate Change PPS hereafter). The […]

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Links for August 25th through August 30th

by Mel Starrs on September 1, 2010

in News

These are my links for August 25th through August 30th: 500 Internal Server Error – 500 Internal Server Error Is it worth it? Energy project viability – excellent post from Jamie clearly explains ROI and other ratios. Footprint » Q & A on Ropemaker – Fascinating interview with Sarah Cary and others on Ropemaker: "The […]

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Links for June 3rd through June 7th

by Mel Starrs on June 8, 2010

in News

These are my links for June 3rd through June 7th: UNEP DTIE SCP Branch: Resource Panel – Quite: "Population and economic growth will hence lead to higher impacts, unless patterns of production and consumption can be changed." Protocols for Performance Measurement Offered by Leading Building Groups – "A new book from three leading building industry […]

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Links for November 14th through November 19th

by Mel Starrs on November 20, 2009

in News

These are my links for November 14th through November 19th: Welcome to amazonails – Enerything you ever needed to know about straw bale building. Footprint » Common carbon language – "The ‘Common Carbon Metric’ will be piloted by the leading green building rating tools and made available to anyone dedicated to promoting the understanding and […]

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Metrics before magic

by mel starrs on July 28, 2008

in Opinion, Theory and Comment

This appeals to my inner rationalist, the little voice which makes me an engineer and also resonates with something I have been wrestling with all week.  I found it a while ago but hadn’t picked out this section  before: Metrics do not get in the way of being creative. Almost everything is quantifiable, and just […]

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