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 […]



by mel starrs on August 20, 2008

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What I’ve been reading about: 7th Generation Businsses: Ecoprises? « Brightest Green Blog – Recycling provides employment: "The 36x return on employment that waste recycling creates seems to make good business sense on nearly every level." McCloud: No chaos at Hab – Building Design – Kev fights his corner, in what seems to be a […]


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 […]