Guide to the EC3 Tool

Guide to the EC3 Tool

By Stacy Smedley Executive Director, Building Transparency In November of 2019, the Embodied Carbon in Construction Calculator (EC3) tool was publicly launched at the Greenbuild Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Just eighteen months earlier, the tool had started as a...
The Time Value of Carbon

The Time Value of Carbon

CLF board member Larry Strain developed this white paper for the Carbon Leadership Forum in order to articulate the critical need to reduce embodied carbon quickly and identifying the need for a more urgent emphasis on re-using and retrofitting our existing building...
LCA Practice Guide

LCA Practice Guide

CLF’s Whole Building LCA Benchmark Study identifies a need in the industry for standardized and accessible guidance on how to conduct an LCA of a building.  The LCA Practice Guide was developed to address this need.  The LCA Practice Guide and supporting files...
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