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Links for March 30th through April 6th

by Mel Starrs on April 7, 2011

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These are my links for March 30th through April 6th: English fields could be tapped for sustainable biomass – 06 Apr 2011 – News from BusinessGreen – "The researchers said that converting marginal land to biomass plantations would not only be sufficient to generate approximately four per cent of current UK electricity demand, but would […]

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Links for October 20th through October 26th

by Mel Starrs on October 27, 2010

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These are my links for October 20th through October 26th: National Refurbishment Centre – “The National Refurbishment Centre’s report, Rethinking Refurbishment. Developing A National Programme, is now available to download. The report is the culmination of regional workshops, in which stakeholders from across the sector gave their views about the state of green refurbishment across […]

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Links for September 5th from 11:37 to 11:37

by Mel Starrs on September 11, 2009

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These are my links for September 5th from 11:37 to 11:37: IES >> Blog Archive >> >> Are Tougher Global Government Regulations Required for the Construction Sector? – according to data issued by the UK Government (DTi), the UK construction sector produces annually 3 times the waste produced by all UK households combined

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Links for August 15th through August 19th

by Mel Starrs on August 21, 2009

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These are my links for August 15th through August 19th: Track LEED v3 Credits in Project Management Software – It can only be a matter of time before we see a BREEAM focused product like this? :"Tracking LEED credits is a document-intensive process. Just ask any experienced LEED Accredited Professional (AP). Submittal documentation includes drawings, […]

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Links for July 31st through August 4th

by Mel Starrs on August 7, 2009

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These are my links for July 31st through August 4th: By Degrees – White Roofs Catch On as Energy Cost Cutters – Series – NYTimes.com – LEED rewards white roofs (heat island effect) and it also pops up in BREEAM Communities – but beware: "Still, the ardor of the cool-roof advocates has prompted a bit […]

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Eye opening TED video on plastic waste

by Mel Starrs on April 3, 2009

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Another great short video from TED – this time on plastics in the ocean. “Only we humans make waste that nature can’t digest” Charles Moore: Sailing the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

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These are my links for August 26th through August 28th: Sending recycling to China ‘better than binning it’ – "This study sought to answer the specific question of whether the CO2 emissions from the transport outweighed the benefits of the recycling. It quantifies the CO2 emissions from transporting one tonne of recovered mixed paper or […]

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These are my links for June 20th through June 24th: Nuclear Power Crawling Forward | Worldwatch Institute – Fairly level headed (considering it's author is from Greenpeace) and well researched appraisal of global nuclear power reactors construction in 2007. Some interesting facts and figures. No Impact Man: LV GRN: Slimy pets to eat your garbage […]

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These are my links for April 6th through April 8th: So you want to be an environmental performance assessor – Article from BSJ on EPC, etc. Interestingly, Gifford plan to have 6 assessors, but do not want to waste "good" engineers on the scheme. Certification already seen as a second tier profession and it has […]

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