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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 29th through October 5th

by Mel Starrs on October 6, 2011

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These are my links for September 29th through October 5th: Installed Cost of Solar Photovoltaic Systems in the U.S. Declined Significantly in 2010 and 2011 « Berkeley Lab News Center – "The average installed cost of residential and commercial PV systems completed in 2010 fell by roughly 17 percent from the year before, and by […]

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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 November 27th through December 2nd

by Mel Starrs on December 4, 2009

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These are my links for November 27th through December 2nd: Smart Vendors: Biomass Supply Chain (UK) – Innovation & Cleantech – Possibly interesting (but very expensive – £150!) report on biomass (not sure how independent the authors are?): "The future evolution of the UK biomass supply chain will be significantly impacted by the opening of […]

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Links for July 2nd through July 8th

by Mel Starrs on July 9, 2009

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These are my links for July 2nd through July 8th: Woobius Scribbles — Bottom-up collaboration in the construction industry – Excellent post on collaborative working by Woobius and the curse of email:"You know that feeling. You’ve just set up the best collaboration system ever. You have all the processes documented and approved. Everyone’s agreed to use […]

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Links for April 16th through April 20th

by Mel Starrs on April 21, 2009

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These are my links for April 16th through April 20th: Of Age, Youth and Wisdom – The Regeneration Blog – Of all the new Estates Gazette blogs, I'm enjoying Jackie's the most. Wise words today and a point well made: "regeneration is all about delivering where the market has failed." AIArchitect This Week | Face […]

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These are my links for December 10th through December 15th: Monbiot.com » One Shot Left – "… if we are to give ourselves a roughly even chance of preventing more than two degrees of warming, global emissions from energy must peak by 2015 and decline by between six and eight per cent per year from […]

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by mel starrs on August 7, 2008

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What I’ve been reading about: Reader’s Rant – Building Services Journal – "BREEAM is about environmental damage reduction and not about sustainable development. Yet BREEAM is increasingly interpreted within the construction sector as being a metric for sustainable development. Use of the terms ‘very good’ and ‘excellent’ have become misleading because they are hijacked to […]

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These are my links for June 20th through June 24th: Nuclear Power Crawling Forward | Worldwatch Institute – Fairly level headed (considering it's author is from Greenpeace) and well researched appraisal of global nuclear power reactors construction in 2007. Some interesting facts and figures. No Impact Man: LV GRN: Slimy pets to eat your garbage […]

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Today I have been testing out Stroma’s new FREE software for Code for Sustainable Homes. It’s a spreadsheet tool which allows you to see the consequences of adding or deducting points from CSH. Something you could do yourself with an hour or two and editgrid or excel, but it’s nice to have a slick professional […]

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