United States

These are my links for April 18th through April 19th: Construction Blog Practice – New blog from someone at Constructing Excellence Asus Eee 900 to hit shelves on 1 May – ZDNet.co.uk – Going to hold out for the new and improved version (plus the 7" is nigh impossible to source instore in the US) […]

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These are my links for April 1st through April 5th: How To Find Lost Objects – via LifeHacker – a 122 page pdf on a similar vein to www.flylady.net IES <VE SBEM> EPC SOFTWARE MEETS 6TH APRIL DEADLINE – IES on the ball again when it comes to SBEM (even though their DSM software IMO […]

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Del.icio.us.ness for March 23rd

by mel starrs on March 24, 2008

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What caught my eye today, March 23rd: This much I know: Amory Lovins – The US has cut by half the total amount of energy used to make a dollar of GDP. It has cut oil use per dollar by 54 per cent and electricity use by 17 per cent. The UK has started to […]

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Del.icio.us.ness for March 18th

by mel starrs on March 19, 2008

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What caught my eye today, March 18th: EPA: US can halve greenhouse emissions for the cost of a cup of coffee a day – Interesting findings on Oikos “if emissions were cut by 56% by 2050, US GDP would grow by 80% between now and then, compared to 81% if emissions were allowed to increase […]

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Del.icio.us.ness for March 1st

by mel starrs on March 2, 2008

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What caught my eye today, March 1st: US rating system LEED poses challenge to BREEAM – Article from H&V on the challenges BREEAM faces from LEED.

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Del.icio.us.ness for February 29th

by mel starrs on March 1, 2008

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What caught my eye today, February 29th: FT.com / Home UK / UK – Walkable, pleasant, urbane, hot – Not sure if Edwin Heathcote is defending the new wave of Middle East architecture and planning or not, but food for thought… Tim Harford’s top 10 undercover economics books – Jane Jacobs at No. 1 – […]

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Del.icio.us.ness for February 26th

by mel starrs on February 27, 2008

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What caught my eye today, February 26th: The Art of Speaking: ?There is a special circle in hell for those who use laser pointers,? this and other advice from a master speaker. – via Ben Casnocha, an excellent guide to public speaking and making presentations. Given all the conferences in the upcoming calendar, I hope […]

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Del.icio.us.ness for February 17th

by mel starrs on February 18, 2008

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What caught my eye today, February 17th: Too much information can lead to worse decisions – Rob May explains representative bias. One of my odd little obsessions – the psychology of decision making. TierneyLab: Good Climate Policy, Bad Politics – US presidential candidates ignoring carbon tax as a solution to carbon emissions. The benefits of […]

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Del.icio.us.ness for February 9th

by mel starrs on February 10, 2008

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What caught my eye today, February 9th: The business case for green buildings 2008 – Building – Managed to miss this earlier – Jerry Yudelson makes the business case for sustainable buildings. A US slant with much reference to LEED.

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Del.icio.us.ness for February 6th

by mel starrs on February 7, 2008

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What caught my eye today, February 6th: Answers to your questions (Jonathon Porritt) – Great interview with Jonathan Porritt. I particularly like his response to the thorny issues of BP/BAA and offsetting flights. FT no longer on the QT about wind power – Summary from Greenpeace on recent article on wind power in the FT […]

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