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Combating climate change: A study of embodied carbon

GreenBiz

A retrospective study of Portland’s iconic Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building sheds light on how the design and construction industry can do more to combat global warming.

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Study Investigates Embodied Carbon Emissions in U.S. Industrial Real Estate

Environment + Energy Leader

core and shell buildings, the average embodied carbon intensity was about 50 pounds of carbon per square foot. The BranchPattern report found that of 26 industrial U.S.

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Colorado passes embodied carbon legislation

GreenBiz

The most important climate solution you’ve never heard of.

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These themes are the talk of green building professionals

GreenBiz

Embodied carbon, building data and collaboration were the dominant themes last week at Greenbuild.

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Toronto is the latest city to crackdown on carbon-heavy building materials

Corporate Knights

But in the last two or three years, mounting awareness around the carbon intensity of garden-variety materials such as cement, concrete, steel, glass and aluminum has moved the concept of “embodied carbon" from a somewhat obscure preoccupation of green designers to the planning mainstream. may be missing the mark.

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Embodied carbon vs operational carbon: What’s the difference, and why does it matter?

Renewable Energy World

Understanding the difference between embodied and operational carbon is crucial when planning and designing greener alternatives for your buildings. Embodied carbon is all the CO2 emitted in the production of the building. In the case of rebuilds, demolition adds to the embodied carbon of a site.

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2022 CALGreen Intervening Code Cycle: Reducing California’s Embodied Carbon

Green Technology

Forum Floorplan Advisory Board Register to Attend 2022 CALGreen Intervening Code Cycle: Reducing California’s Embodied Carbon The Division of the State Architect will present the 2022 California Green Building Standards Code (CALGreen) proposals to reduce embodied carbon in construction materials.