Sustainability

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 November 2nd from 20:24 to 21:20

by Mel Starrs on November 3, 2011

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These are my links for November 2nd from 20:24 to 21:20: IF11: How to Avoid 3 Common Pitfalls in Sustainability Initiatives | GreenBiz.com – Lots of good points in this article – for buildings, we have 2 consumers – the client and the end user – both are important: ""Consumers will never know as much […]

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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 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 January 19th through January 25th

by Mel Starrs on January 26, 2011

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These are my links for January 19th through January 25th: 500 Internal Server Error – 500 Internal Server Error Modern Built Environment – New UKGBC task group on existing non domestic buildings looks to streamline DECs and the CRC scheme – Articles – Technology Strategy Board – "The United Kingdom Green Building Council (UK-GBC) has […]

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Links for January 14th through January 16th

by Mel Starrs on January 19, 2011

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These are my links for January 14th through January 16th: LEED as the Seed: Sustainability Beyond Certification · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader – Excellent points well made. I particularly admire how they have identified the responsibility of those occupying the building to continue on the path that LEED started (read the […]

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Links for December 8th through December 12th

by Mel Starrs on December 15, 2010

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These are my links for December 8th through December 12th: Announcements > Green Building Certification Institute Launches LEED Fellow Program – Another interesting move: “In order to be eligible for the LEED Fellow designation, an individual must be nominated by a qualifying peer. A nomination period is open now until Jan. 7, 2011. Nominees must […]

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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 October 13th through October 19th

by Mel Starrs on October 20, 2010

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These are my links for October 13th through October 19th: Climate change pps – The toolkit has been developed to provide advice on Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Adaptation based on the guidance given in the Climate Change Supplement to Planning Policy Statement 1 (generally referred to simply as the Climate Change PPS hereafter). The […]

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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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