passivhaus

Links for November 24th through November 30th

by Mel Starrs on December 1, 2010

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These are my links for November 24th through November 30th: USGBC Announces ‘LEED Automation’ to Streamline and Create Capacity for LEED Green Building Projects | Chloregy – “The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), developers of the LEED green building program today announced LEED Automation, a new program in collaboration with leading technology companies that is […]

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Links for October 20th through October 26th

by Mel Starrs on October 27, 2010

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These are my links for October 20th through October 26th: National Refurbishment Centre – “The National Refurbishment Centre’s report, Rethinking Refurbishment. Developing A National Programme, is now available to download. The report is the culmination of regional workshops, in which stakeholders from across the sector gave their views about the state of green refurbishment across […]

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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 July 23rd through July 27th

by Mel Starrs on July 28, 2010

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These are my links for July 23rd through July 27th: Worldchanging: Bright Green: Transition Towns or Bright Green Cities? – Read the whole article: “That sort of casual eagerness for the death of others is appalling. Worse, the strategy implicit in this vision of transitioning — that there can be local soft landings in the […]

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Links for May 21st through May 24th

by Mel Starrs on May 25, 2010

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These are my links for May 21st through May 24th: Two thirds of firms ‘unprepared’ for carbon legislation | ITworld – “At the moment most organisations are just using guess work,” he said. “This can’t continue. In the same way that financial auditors wouldn’t accept guesses as to an organisation’s cash position, environmental auditors are […]

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Links for February 28th from 13:17 to 13:17

by Mel Starrs on March 5, 2010

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These are my links for February 28th from 13:17 to 13:17: Cutting the Carbon – Presentations – All the presentations from the Camden Passivhaus conference, including Paul Smyth, Justin Bere, Chot Chong, Liz Reason and Mark Elton.

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Links for February 12th through February 18th

by Mel Starrs on February 19, 2010

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These are my links for February 12th through February 18th: Building4Change : California to make energy and water saving mandatory – CALGREEN's approach, with its mandatory provisions being inspected and verified by local and state building departments and confirmed in a green label, has led to concerns that it confuses building standards and certification. Questions […]

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Links for January 29th through February 3rd

by Mel Starrs on February 5, 2010

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These are my links for January 29th through February 3rd: Inbuilt gains official status to approve Passivhaus buildings – Inbuilt has been awarded the highly-prized status of Certifying Body for Passivhaus buildings. Passivhaus is a design methodology for ultra low-energy buildings, promoted by the Passivhaus Institut in Darmstadt, Germany. There are about 12,500 Passivhaus buildings […]

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Links for January 23rd through January 26th

by Mel Starrs on January 29, 2010

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These are my links for January 23rd through January 26th: Not the last straw: Homes made from straw bales make a comeback | MNN – Mother Nature Network – Volunteer labour makes costing straw bale difficult: "Though the materials used for straw bale buildings – straw & plaster – are typically inexpensive, the special knowledge […]

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Links for January 3rd through January 7th

by Mel Starrs on January 8, 2010

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These are my links for January 3rd through January 7th: She Just Walks Around With It: What I Would Tell Any Recent College Graduate – Wise words from Kristy: "That is NOT the same as liking what a company does, seeing a company that has lots of potential and potentially cool jobs, and just not […]

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