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Embodied Carbon in Real Estate Materials

This report by the Urban Land Institute Greenprint Center for Building Performance explains embodied carbon to the real estate audience, makes the business case for reducing embodied carbon, and proposes potential strategies and pathways for a building developer to reduce embodied carbon.  The report also provides several case studies of low-carbon buildings, and tools and resources that developers can explore.

It is not too early for the real estate community to begin reducing embodied carbon in building materials; there is already a strong business case for these actions.

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