Tag Archives: Embodied carbon

Measuring a building’s embodied carbon

The ability to understand and to measure a building’s environmental impact is pivotal in order to make buildings more sustainable. By exploring the principal methods and tools assessing carbon footprint in the context of building materials, architects and specifiers can compare alternate designs and make informed choices.

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Embodied carbon calculator launched

The Embodied Carbon in Construction Calculator (EC3) tool was launched in public beta version at the recently concluded Greenbuild conference, giving the building industry a means to take action on an area of growing concern: embodied carbon emissions of building materials.

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