Monthly Archives: March 2010

Not one but many Ada

As part of this years pledge to blog  part of the Ada Lovelace international day, I have been thinking long and hard on who to ‘nominate’ and blog about. Last year my Modern Ada was Pam Broviack and in many ways still is. … Continue reading

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Procurement

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Sustainability

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Design

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Notes on recent #emailfail & how social media can help.

I recently got caught in a frustrating email fail situation which has reinforced my thinking that emails, having been invented in the 60's hence a dated concept, prone to failure, attack, cloning and phishing are not suitable today for a … Continue reading

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Counting construction carbons with ConstructCO2

This blog has reported on numerous occasions (eg here and here) on the need to measure and improve carbon emissions from construction activities separately from that of the building itself or the facility in use. And the need for an … Continue reading

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Built Environment items of interest from Sustainable Development Research Network ….

New research suggests energy efficiency in the home may not save energy In a forthcoming special issue of the ‘Building Research and Information’ journal, researchers from the Carbon Reduction in Buildings (CaRB) Consortium present new evidence on how people use … Continue reading

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