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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 April 21st through April 27th

by Mel Starrs on April 28, 2011

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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 February 19th through February 21st

by Mel Starrs on February 23, 2011

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These are my links for February 19th through February 21st: TEQs – David Fleming's TEQ's lives on. House 2.0: More on Denby Dale: lessons learned – Do I link to Mark too much? Probably, but this one's a doozy I hadn't thought of before. Utilities pricing structures disincentivise low energy use (eg: Passivhaus) as first […]

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Links for February 8th through February 9th

by Mel Starrs on February 12, 2010

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These are my links for February 8th through February 9th: David Hicks Consultants Ltd – Industrial Roofing and Cladding Consultants – Hilarious Part L takedown to the tune of Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody: "During the course of our duties, we are discovering most buildings do not comply with Part L2 ( non dwellings ) in one […]

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Links for August 21st through August 25th

by Mel Starrs on August 28, 2009

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These are my links for August 21st through August 25th: Welcome to Green Building Index – via IES: "GBI is developed by Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia (PAM) and the Association of Consulting Engineers Malaysia (ACEM). It is a profession driven initiative to lead the Malaysian property industry towards becoming more environment-friendly. From its inception GBI has […]

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I’ve been geeking out over my gorgeous faux leather hard bound copy of the 2009 Ashrae Handbook – Fundamentals (SI units) which recently arrived in the post. One of  the perks of ASHRAE membership is an updated copy every year of one of the handbooks on a rolling schedule (something CIBSE have started to do […]

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Links for March 31st through April 6th

by Mel Starrs on April 7, 2009

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These are my links for March 31st through April 6th: Sustainable Design: What Do Europeans Know That We Don’t Know (But Should)?- 3/1/2009 – Building Design & Construction – "The respective roles of regulation and market forces are quite different in Europe from what we expect in the U.S. and Canada. That's one of the […]

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Links for March 24th through March 29th

by Mel Starrs on March 31, 2009

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These are my links for March 24th through March 29th: Lack of integration threatens UK’s sustainable buildings – Nothing new here – what are we going to do about it?: "The report argues that the "large number of interfaces" between the parties to the construction process, coupled with "high transaction costs and risk of duplication […]

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These are my links for September 11th through September 19th: BREEAM set to cover communities – Building – Unlike existing BREEAM tools, the assessment will take into account regional requirements. Cotter said: “For example, does the development meet the criteria for employment stimulation? It’s about making sure development complements regional local planning requirements.” It has […]

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These are my links for August 21st through August 23rd: Widgetbox › CIBSE Search Widget – A widget you can add to your website to search for LCEA's. Freelance Jobs & Freelancers – iFreelance.com – via Paul Miller – a website posting freelance opportunities and freelancers. Considering for my blog redesign in the future… ISO […]

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