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Links for August 20th through August 23rd

by Mel Starrs on August 25, 2011

in News

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 21st through April 27th

by Mel Starrs on April 28, 2011

in News

These are my links for April 21st through April 27th: Skyscraper Boom Reaches End as City of London Goes ‘From Vanity to Sanity’ – Bloomberg – Fascinating article on the economics of tall buildings: "In London, high-rise buildings cost 50 pounds to 150 pounds more per square foot than shorter ones because of their stronger […]

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Links for July 23rd through July 27th

by Mel Starrs on July 28, 2010

in News

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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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 […]

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These are my links for July 11th through July 17th: Kyoto2 Oliver Tickell – Kyoto2 is a framework for a new Climate Protocol under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) for 2012 and beyond. Steering a sustainable path through GM issues | Forum For The Future – In summary, GM might have a […]

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Strategy, vision, mission statements, oh my…

by Mel Starrs on October 18, 2006

in Management

It’s that time of the year again. Q3 results are in and thoughts turn to next year’s business plans. I have decided to draft a business plan for my final MBA project, rather than a traditional academic piece of work. Having spent the last two years discovering what can go amiss in engineering consultancies, I’m […]

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