Decarbonizing the Building Industry Through Design

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There are many ways to measure the emissions of a building’s operations, but emissions associated with the materials and construction process, or embodied carbon, are often left unchecked. Construction requires the usage of many carbon-intensive materials, including concrete, steel, aluminum and glass. Assessing a building’s overall life cycle will aid architects in decarbonizing the building sector.

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