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Links for March 15th through March 19th

by Mel Starrs on March 20, 2012

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These are my links for March 15th through March 19th: Building4Change : Storage reduces effectiveness of loft insulation – "The research highlights the practicality issues with lofts in the UK," said Dave Raval, head of entrepreneur fast track at The Carbon Trust. "Lofts should be insulated to the recommended 270mm, but homeowners also need the […]

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Links for January 5th through January 10th

by Mel Starrs on January 12, 2012

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These are my links for January 5th through January 10th: Are we really heading for a housing crisis? | Blog – Short, coherent post, worth a read: "So while it might seem that we actually have close to the required total number of homes across the UK they appear to be neither in the correct […]

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Links for August 20th through August 23rd

by Mel Starrs on August 25, 2011

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These are my links for August 20th through August 23rd: renewable heat | air source heat pumps | news | Air source heat pumps lead way in heating homes – “According to figures obtained by GreenWise today, just over 900 vouchers, totaling more than £750,000, have been issued so far under the Renewable Heat Premium […]

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Links for April 29th through May 4th

by Mel Starrs on May 5, 2011

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These are my links for April 29th through May 4th: Government abandons ‘local standards framework’ | Magazine News | Building – Interesting – what are we going to end up with?: “The government has been forced to abandon plans for councils to issue developers with an approved menu of development standards, after housebuilders argued it […]

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Links for March 16th through March 21st

by Mel Starrs on March 23, 2011

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These are my links for March 16th through March 21st: The ins and outs of green leases – “Before the drinks began to flow, a lively Q&A followed, the highlight of which was a debate over the use and value of BREEAM. Robert Rotbart of Derwent London questioned how its emphasis currently is on the […]

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Links for March 10th through March 14th

by Mel Starrs on March 16, 2011

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These are my links for March 10th through March 14th: Water Consumption (NF29) ¦¦ Research & publications ¦¦ NHBC Foundation – "One of the measures of sustainability in the Code for Sustainable Homes and its predecessor, EcoHomes, is the quantity of water used by consumers living in new homes. Changes to Part G of 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 June 29th through July 1st

by Mel Starrs on July 6, 2010

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These are my links for June 29th through July 1st: Gentrification and Its Discontents – Magazine – The Atlantic – "Zukin declares that she “resent[s] everything Starbucks represents,” which really means that her urban ideal is the cool neighborhood at the moment before the first Starbucks moves in, an ever-more-fleeting moment. Indeed, what has changed […]

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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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