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Links for February 22nd through February 23rd

by Mel Starrs on February 26, 2010

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These are my links for February 22nd through February 23rd: House 2.0: Dickon Robinson – "(Dickon Robinson) made some interesting observations about social housing, particularly so as he has been so intimately involved in it at Peabody. He recalled that the original council houses, built in the 20s and 30s, were only available to people […]

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Links for October 30th through November 5th

by Mel Starrs on November 6, 2009

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These are my links for October 30th through November 5th: GEO DYNAMICS – How sustainable are heat pumps? -:- Construct Ireland – Great, but long, article on the pros and cons of air source heat pumps. Level of detail is just right, with plenty of graphs and good argument. BSRIA review of NG Bailey’s Solais […]

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Links for October 20th through October 21st

by Mel Starrs on October 23, 2009

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These are my links for October 20th through October 21st: Brand vs. Lovins On Nuclear Power | WBUR and NPR – On Point with Tom Ashbrook – Lovins argues against nuclear: "Nuclear is about the most expensive and slowest thing you can build. And I don’t think it’s true you need to build everything. You […]

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Links for October 5th through October 7th

by Mel Starrs on October 9, 2009

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These are my links for October 5th through October 7th: Energy Efficiency Partnership for Homes – Partnership Publications – EEPH/CLG report: "This report presents results and findings of the joint EEPH (Energy Efficiency Partnership for Homes) and Department for Communities and Local Government (CLG) project to study the levels of compliance with Part L of […]

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Links for July 26th through July 27th

by Mel Starrs on July 31, 2009

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These are my links for July 26th through July 27th: International Green Construction Code (IGCC) Now in the Works| News | Architectural Record – International in the same way the World Series is a global baseball competition: "On June 29, the American Institute of Architects, along with the International Code Council (ICC) and the American […]

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Links for July 1st from 08:46 to 13:54

by Mel Starrs on July 2, 2009

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These are my links for July 1st from 08:46 to 13:54: Quarterly Energy Prices – BIS – "Quarterly Energy Prices is DECC's publication covering energy prices. It includes data formerly included in ‘Energy Trends’ (Tables 26 to 30) and the ‘Digest of UK Energy Statistics’ (Chapter 9). It contains tables, charts and commentary on industrial, […]

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Links for June 3rd through June 5th

by Mel Starrs on June 9, 2009

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These are my links for June 3rd through June 5th: ECUK – Sustainability – Engineers chartered with EC now explicitly expected to "Do more than just comply with legislation and codes": "ECUK’s Guidance on Sustainability clarifies the role of engineers in relation to sustainability and lists six principles to guide professional engineers in their work. […]

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Links for May 26th through June 1st

by Mel Starrs on June 2, 2009

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These are my links for May 26th through June 1st: Concentration Solar Power Module Integrates Into Side And Roof Of Buildings – min-CSP – intriguing but no data in the article to back up the theory: "The system, of which the international patent has already been requested, consists of a stationary lens and a linear […]

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Links for May 12th through May 15th

by Mel Starrs on May 19, 2009

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These are my links for May 12th through May 15th: Blueprint for green stores | Forum For The Future – "Stephen Heal, the company’s director of climate change programmes, says that the Cheetham Hill store’s carbon emissions should be 70% less than those of an average store of its size in 2006. The sixth Tesco […]

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Quango spending

by Mel Starrs on May 13, 2009

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Spotted this article in BD last week which piqued my interest. I’ve been thinking long and hard what a change of government next May might mean to the industry. The Conservative Party has trained its sights on Cabe as part of an expected crackdown on expensive government quangos if the party wins the next election. […]

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