[Sbse] These sites have been hollowed out, any info?

Jonathan Bean j.bean at arizona.edu
Tue Jan 29 09:45:25 PST 2019


This really is too bad. Such a database seems like something that might be
better hosted by a center or an institute at a University (or a consortium
thereof, to ensure that the data lives on when one partner drops out.)
Fodder for an NSF proposal?

Jonathan

On Tue, Jan 29, 2019 at 9:29 AM Nadav Malin <nadav at buildinggreen.com> wrote:

> No, that’s separate—and a great resource! Thanks for the reminder about
> that—seems to have all case studies published in HPB magazine.
>
> Nadav
>
> On Jan 29, 2019, at 11:18 AM, Leonard Sciarra <leonard_sciarra at gensler.com>
> wrote:
>
> Does this
> http://www.hpbmagazine.org/Case-Studies/
> share the same database at the buildingdata?
>
>
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> *From:* SBSE <sbse-bounces at uidaho.edu> *On Behalf Of *Nadav Malin
> *Sent:* Tuesday, January 29, 2019 9:15 AM
> *To:* Mailman - sbse at uidaho.edu <sbse at uidaho.edu>
> *Subject:* Re: [Sbse] These sites have been hollowed out, any info?
>
> Hi Terri,
>
> I wish I had better news for you. After we built this database for/with
> NREL and DOE and hosted it for over ten years, we handed it over to NREL
> starting in 2012. We couldn’t keep hosting/supporting it due to funding
> hiccups and increased security requirements. That transition didn’t go
> well, and it’s never been the same since.
>
> It seems that it’s languishing even further now. Creating a good database
> of case studies is not easy!
>
> I thought that New Buildings Institute had a registry of net zero
> buildings, but it seems like they just have a list of case studies
> <https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fnewbuildings.org%2Fhubs%2Fzero-net-energy%2F%23case-studies&data=02%7C01%7Cleonard_sciarra%40gensler.com%7C188d7291adec4580af8c08d685fc8502%7C94a74758f2ff413c9f705725701b8d02%7C0%7C0%7C636843716965086309&sdata=OeabFUQDkrA2y%2ByBANlvvmLq3LT%2F%2FFsKViurESt7S4Y%3D&reserved=0>
> .
>
> AIA COTE Top Ten projects
> <https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.aia.org%2Fawards%2F7301-cote-top-ten-awards&data=02%7C01%7Cleonard_sciarra%40gensler.com%7C188d7291adec4580af8c08d685fc8502%7C94a74758f2ff413c9f705725701b8d02%7C0%7C0%7C636843716965096247&sdata=f25ivzBk%2FYP2SzJ7mRZzuULNQcfoEhVIjwZqlrouPTU%3D&reserved=0> is
> a good list, with great images (but check about copyright before using
> them!). But it’s not searchable, just organized by year.
>
> Anyone else have suggestions?
>
> Nadav
>
>
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> On Jan 28, 2019, at 3:11 PM, Terri Boake <tboake at uwaterloo.ca> wrote:
>
> Hi
> My librarian was preparing a how to do sustainable design research talk
> for my class and noted that this website is just about useless now. Used to
> be good.
> https://buildingdata.energy.gov/home
> <https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fbuildingdata.energy.gov%2Fhome&data=02%7C01%7Cleonard_sciarra%40gensler.com%7C188d7291adec4580af8c08d685fc8502%7C94a74758f2ff413c9f705725701b8d02%7C0%7C0%7C636843716965106257&sdata=SAFtfWQY2cCvwxs7KyoVXYB3aeGyZEZiGm0M7OeuWIo%3D&reserved=0>
> What happened?
> The database of Zero Energy Buildings is also gone from here
> https://www.energy.gov/eere/buildings/building-technologies-office
> <https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.energy.gov%2Feere%2Fbuildings%2Fbuilding-technologies-office&data=02%7C01%7Cleonard_sciarra%40gensler.com%7C188d7291adec4580af8c08d685fc8502%7C94a74758f2ff413c9f705725701b8d02%7C0%7C0%7C636843716965106257&sdata=0oZhaxyzwfPymrpamoY9xD7AaM9tCB3aBPYJtb6fLuU%3D&reserved=0>
> And I used to go here for other detailed info:
> http://zeb.buildinggreen.com/
> <https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fzeb.buildinggreen.com%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cleonard_sciarra%40gensler.com%7C188d7291adec4580af8c08d685fc8502%7C94a74758f2ff413c9f705725701b8d02%7C0%7C0%7C636843716965116257&sdata=F2XdoJiBj7NTUTKFbk%2Bz24KdUL8ROeJodhQvH%2B%2BoGn8%3D&reserved=0>
> Any clues? Thanks!
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