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Links for January 14th through January 16th

by Mel Starrs on January 19, 2011

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These are my links for January 14th through January 16th: LEED as the Seed: Sustainability Beyond Certification · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader – Excellent points well made. I particularly admire how they have identified the responsibility of those occupying the building to continue on the path that LEED started (read the […]

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Links for September 29th through October 5th

by Mel Starrs on October 6, 2010

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These are my links for September 29th through October 5th: ISA Benchmarking Results October 2010 – 4 page pdf “This report provides a demonstration of the first benchmarking results on a sample of assets of the current ISA Members. Benchmark KPI scores are brought up from the database, enabling members to track their own performance […]

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Links for September 8th through September 13th

by Mel Starrs on September 15, 2010

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These are my links for September 8th through September 13th: Sustainability Matrix – Green Offices | Max Fordham – Very impressed that Fordham's are being this transparent: "As a practice we think it important to drive the sustainability agenda and stimulate discussion, so versions of our current matrices were published in AJ and we welcome […]

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Links for March 6th through March 11th

by Mel Starrs on March 12, 2010

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These are my links for March 6th through March 11th: Resisting Dickensian Gloom | Planetizen – I often read stuff I don't agree with, just to keep myself in check. This article is pretty much the opposite of everything I believe. I don't even know where to start. Suffice to say, statistics can be manipulated […]

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Links for December 8th through December 10th

by Mel Starrs on December 11, 2009

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These are my links for December 8th through December 10th: ASHRAE’s Building Energy Quotient building labeling program – ASHRAE's BEQ (roughly equivalent to DEC) continues to be developed. The Language of Sustainability: Why Words Matter | GreenBiz.com – Communicating sustainability: "Provide context for "sustainability," in that it means the ability to continue into the indefinite […]

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Links for October 20th through October 21st

by Mel Starrs on October 23, 2009

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These are my links for October 20th through October 21st: Brand vs. Lovins On Nuclear Power | WBUR and NPR – On Point with Tom Ashbrook – Lovins argues against nuclear: "Nuclear is about the most expensive and slowest thing you can build. And I don’t think it’s true you need to build everything. You […]

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Links for August 21st through August 25th

by Mel Starrs on August 28, 2009

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These are my links for August 21st through August 25th: Welcome to Green Building Index – via IES: "GBI is developed by Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia (PAM) and the Association of Consulting Engineers Malaysia (ACEM). It is a profession driven initiative to lead the Malaysian property industry towards becoming more environment-friendly. From its inception GBI has […]

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Links for May 5th through May 11th

by Mel Starrs on May 12, 2009

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These are my links for May 5th through May 11th: BREEAM: BREEAM Extranet – Elements of the BREEAM Extranet are now available to all with a public log-in option – loving how BREEAM are continuing to open up to all. Multiple monitors boost productivity by 35.5% | 18 Feb 2009 | ComputerWeekly.com – Some bias […]

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These are my links for September 11th through September 19th: BREEAM set to cover communities – Building – Unlike existing BREEAM tools, the assessment will take into account regional requirements. Cotter said: “For example, does the development meet the criteria for employment stimulation? It’s about making sure development complements regional local planning requirements.” It has […]

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These are my links for July 11th through July 17th: Kyoto2 Oliver Tickell – Kyoto2 is a framework for a new Climate Protocol under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) for 2012 and beyond. Steering a sustainable path through GM issues | Forum For The Future – In summary, GM might have a […]

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