Mission Statement

The buildingsĀ task force will focus on advancing our understand how to best quantify and reduce total life cycle carbon emissions at the building scale with an emphasis on understanding and reducing embodied carbon.


  • Identify practitioners, researchers and policymakers who are evaluating embodied carbon/conducting Life Cycle Assessments at the building scale.
  • Understand the current state of knowledge-what is being done, what projects are underway (update each other)
  • Work together to identify current needs/outline project the task force could undertake.
  • Comment and contribute to the development of a Whole Building LCA Practice Guide.

Taskforce Co-Chairs:
Kate Simonen, University of Washington
Dirk Kestner, Walter P Moore

Contact: info@embodiedcarbonnetwork.org

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