Links for April 21st through April 27th

by Mel Starrs on April 28, 2009

in News

These are my links for April 21st through April 27th: NGS GreenSpec – Materials – Embodied energy – Data on embodied energy is notoriously difficult to find. This is a useful source: "The figures included in the following table are a much-shortened and abbreviated adaptation of a survey published by the Sustainable Energy Research Team […]



by mel starrs on May 3, 2007

in Uncategorized

No longer do you need to rely on a central marketing department to scan the OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) for you – you can have it delivered to your inbox via RSS .  Tenders Electronic Daily (or TED) is available in 23 languages.  Feeds include Construction and Real Estate. If you haven’t […]


image via Green Building PressGood to see a green building which has been designed to cope with the unusually warm recent weather: even though the building (Springboard Business Centre in Stokesley, Yorkshire) doesn’t have air conditioning it has remained comfortably cool throughout the heatwave. The building also reflects a trend of ‘green’ buildings and entrepreneurship […]


Last week I attended an event organised by Construction News Conferences at 27 Sussex Place: ‘Sustainable Construction in Practice‘. Below are some notes and thoughts from the day, roughly in the order of the presentations. Some of the presentations were not available in paper on the day and when these are released on pdf I […]