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Links for March 24th through March 29th

by Mel Starrs on March 30, 2011

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These are my links for March 24th through March 29th: Import and export meters and the feed-in tariff | YouGen Blog | YouGen, Renewable Energy Made Easy – "Getting an official export meter with an MPAN number costs about £70 a year. This means it isn't cost effective for most domestic installations, as the exported […]

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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 8th through September 13th

by Mel Starrs on September 15, 2010

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These are my links for September 8th through September 13th: Sustainability Matrix – Green Offices | Max Fordham – Very impressed that Fordham's are being this transparent: "As a practice we think it important to drive the sustainability agenda and stimulate discussion, so versions of our current matrices were published in AJ and we welcome […]

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Links for June 29th through July 1st

by Mel Starrs on July 6, 2010

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These are my links for June 29th through July 1st: Gentrification and Its Discontents – Magazine – The Atlantic – "Zukin declares that she “resent[s] everything Starbucks represents,” which really means that her urban ideal is the cool neighborhood at the moment before the first Starbucks moves in, an ever-more-fleeting moment. Indeed, what has changed […]

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Links for June 3rd through June 7th

by Mel Starrs on June 8, 2010

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These are my links for June 3rd through June 7th: UNEP DTIE SCP Branch: Resource Panel – Quite: "Population and economic growth will hence lead to higher impacts, unless patterns of production and consumption can be changed." Protocols for Performance Measurement Offered by Leading Building Groups – "A new book from three leading building industry […]

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Links for January 29th through February 3rd

by Mel Starrs on February 5, 2010

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These are my links for January 29th through February 3rd: Inbuilt gains official status to approve Passivhaus buildings – Inbuilt has been awarded the highly-prized status of Certifying Body for Passivhaus buildings. Passivhaus is a design methodology for ultra low-energy buildings, promoted by the Passivhaus Institut in Darmstadt, Germany. There are about 12,500 Passivhaus buildings […]

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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 September 18th through September 24th

by Mel Starrs on September 25, 2009

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These are my links for September 18th through September 24th: The Architect’s Newspaper – Incredibly honest article from Adajye: "My sense of setting up a practice was about working, not business, and about expediting projects, basically out of my bedroom, that came my way, and the opportunities born out of a series of private commissions […]

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Links for July 2nd through July 8th

by Mel Starrs on July 9, 2009

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These are my links for July 2nd through July 8th: Woobius Scribbles — Bottom-up collaboration in the construction industry – Excellent post on collaborative working by Woobius and the curse of email:"You know that feeling. You’ve just set up the best collaboration system ever. You have all the processes documented and approved. Everyone’s agreed to use […]

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Links for April 30th through May 1st

by Mel Starrs on May 5, 2009

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These are my links for April 30th through May 1st: Women in construction get funding boost – "A successful initiative set up to support women working in the construction sector, has been granted £420,750 further funding to continue." Building Sector Must Change to Meet Global Energy Targets, New Study Finds – "New modeling by the […]

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