What is embodied carbon in buildings?

What is embodied carbon in buildings?

This video from the Endeavour Centre explains upfront embodied carbon emissions from buildings, and shows how material selection can make the difference between a building with a huge carbon footprint, or a building that is actually a net carbon sink.   Visit the...
Bringing Embodied Carbon Upfront

Bringing Embodied Carbon Upfront

The World Green Building Council’s pioneering report “Bringing Embodied Carbon Upfront: Coordinated action for the building and construction sector to tackle embodied carbon” demands radical cross-sector coordination to revolutionize the buildings and...
EC Education Video Playlist

EC Education Video Playlist

This playlist from CLF’s Youtube channel is a compilation of webinars and presentations created by members, contributors, and staff of the Carbon Leadership Forum. Tip for using playlistsTo see all the videos in a playlist, click the playlist icon at the top of...
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...

The Carbon Challenge

The Carbon Challenge Climate, Carbon and the Built Environment The Impact of Buildings on Carbon Emissions Globally, the building and construction sectors account for nearly 40% of global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions in constructing and operating buildings...
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