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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 November 27th through December 2nd

by Mel Starrs on December 4, 2009

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These are my links for November 27th through December 2nd: Smart Vendors: Biomass Supply Chain (UK) – Innovation & Cleantech – Possibly interesting (but very expensive – £150!) report on biomass (not sure how independent the authors are?): "The future evolution of the UK biomass supply chain will be significantly impacted by the opening of […]

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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 24th through October 29th

by Mel Starrs on October 30, 2009

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These are my links for October 24th through October 29th: Campaign calls for strengthened renewables policy – PlanningResource – "Ministers pledged in July to update the guidance in PPS1 and PPS22 to "ensure that they set a clear and challenging framework for delivering energy infrastructure consistent with national ambitions." TCPA energy policy manager Kate Henderson […]

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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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These are my links for September 24th through September 26th: Fabric Insulation – ways of further raising performance standards for all types of building fabric: BD 2428 – Planning, building and the environment – Communities and Local Government – This report summarises building thermal performance requirements in Denmark, Germany, Switzerland and the Netherlands and classifies […]

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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 July 22nd through July 24th: Target Finder : ENERGY STAR – Create building type specific targets based on US zipcode. Excellent resource, but be mindful the target is energy, not carbon. New Buildings Institute – Getting to Fifty – There are no technical barriers, and few financial ones, to restrict […]

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These are my links for June 26th through June 27th: Where’s the science bit? – Building Design – More on the apparent demise of the BRE to capitalism. Pipe smoking blokes vs. smooth operating sharks might be a wee bit OTT, though. Plenty on what's wrong – but how to fix it?? Experts blast BRE’s […]

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