retrofit

Links for June 16th through June 20th

by Mel Starrs on June 21, 2012

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These are my links for June 16th through June 20th: Mass-retrofitting of a low carbon zone | energy for london – “The conclusions highlight some really interesting findings relating to Hackbridge which are also very relevant to other areas of London. These include: housing built pre-1918 on average consumes 56% more energy and emits 41% […]

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Links for January 26th from 15:53 to 18:21

by Mel Starrs on January 27, 2012

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These are my links for January 26th from 15:53 to 18:21: Low Carbon Heat – Low-Carbon Heat Report – Open Innovation – We need and use a great deal of heat in the UK – we need it for heating our homes and providing hot water, as well as for cooking, catering and industrial processes. […]

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Links for August 6th through August 10th

by Mel Starrs on August 11, 2011

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These are my links for August 6th through August 10th: What is Energy Use Intensity? ASHRAE Seeks to Define, Educate – Interesting (though I foresee problems – see conclusions wrt Part L2 and zero carbon recently in UK): “• Establish a single objective definition of energy use intensity (EUI) for the design of commercial buildings […]

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Links for October 27th through November 2nd

by Mel Starrs on November 3, 2010

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These are my links for October 27th through November 2nd: Landlords forced to insulate homes | News | Inside Housing – "Energy and climate change secretary Chris Huhne will announce new measures today to force landlords to make ‘reasonable energy efficiency improvements’ to their properties from 2015 onwards. The new powers will be contained in […]

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Links for April 9th through April 13th

by Mel Starrs on April 17, 2010

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These are my links for April 9th through April 13th: Building4Change : Bring disciplines together and get out more, Lovelock warns scientists – POE vs. DSM – similar case in point: "Lovelock also warned that scientists should not regard computer modelling as a substitute for traditional research methods in measuring and tackling climate change. He […]

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Links for March 16th from 14:38 to 14:38

by Mel Starrs on March 19, 2010

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These are my links for March 16th from 14:38 to 14:38: Measuring Deep Energy Retrofits – Michael Anschel – The US faces much the same challenge as the UK on retrofitting homes with the added factor of A/C: "Consider this: If we took account of the entire U.S. housing stock’s carbon responsibility, new and old, […]

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Links for February 22nd through February 23rd

by Mel Starrs on February 26, 2010

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These are my links for February 22nd through February 23rd: House 2.0: Dickon Robinson – "(Dickon Robinson) made some interesting observations about social housing, particularly so as he has been so intimately involved in it at Peabody. He recalled that the original council houses, built in the 20s and 30s, were only available to people […]

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Links for November 14th through November 19th

by Mel Starrs on November 20, 2009

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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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Links for April 7th through April 9th

by Mel Starrs on April 14, 2009

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These are my links for April 7th through April 9th: Insulation is king – part 2 – "When NOT to insulate Some properties, typically built before 1940, have no vertical damp proof course (VDPC) around the windows. They rely on the ventilation in the cavity to stop rainwater penetrating to the inside wall. In this […]

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