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Links for December 8th through December 14th

by Mel Starrs on December 15, 2011

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These are my links for December 8th through December 14th: Sustain | Whole Life Carbon in Construction Presentations – Interesting presentations from Sustain's embodied carbon event: "Finally Dr Jon Atkinson from Halcrow and Mark Wary formerly of SWRDA detailed the work they did together on 3 offices in the south west examining the embodied carbon […]

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Links for September 8th through September 14th

by Mel Starrs on September 15, 2011

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These are my links for September 8th through September 14th: Planning – Insults vs Consultation « The Chris Brown Blog – Ooops – BREEAM is guilty of this mistake too: “The ‘Brownfield First’ policy advocated by the Trust has never been a particularly good one (previously developed land can be in the most unsustainable of […]

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Links for May 20th through May 25th

by Mel Starrs on May 26, 2011

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These are my links for May 20th through May 25th: Wind power better managed as National Grid upgrades forecasting – 25 May 2011 – News from BusinessGreen – “Under an old system dubbed Windy Miller, after the windmill owner from children’s TV series Camberwick Green, the grid company could predict with 85% reliability. The new […]

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Links for May 5th through May 10th

by Mel Starrs on May 12, 2011

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These are my links for May 5th through May 10th: Breeam In-Use | FM World – the BIFM’s Facilities Management magazine – Good summary of BREEAM In Use Mark Lynas: Home » United Kingdom » Time to stop arguing and start decarbonising – Best summary of the CCC report I’ve come across – read this […]

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“What on earth are you doing reading that?” Reaction to me reading this book has been vocal and at one stage had me wishing I had a Kindle so I could read it on the sly. I read it in the shadow of unfurling nuclear situation in Japan, whilst in the UK we have recently […]

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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 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 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 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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