Embodied Carbon

Embodied Carbon
Embodied Carbon in Construction: Policy Primer for Ontario
Embodied Carbon in Construction: Policy Primer for Ontario 600 400 Mantle

This primer provides an overview of the concept of embodied carbon and describes how life cycle assessment (LCA) can be used to calculate and minimize life cycle GHG impacts from construction projects. It draws on the lessons learned from a recent case study that calculated the embodied carbon of a new commercial building in Toronto…

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Embodied Carbon of Buildings and Infrastructure
Embodied Carbon of Buildings and Infrastructure
Embodied Carbon of Buildings and Infrastructure 600 400 Mantle

Addressing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from buildings and infrastructure is a key component of the global fight against climate change. This report was commissioned by Forestry Innovation Investment Ltd (FII), and examines international best practices towards measuring, reporting, and reducing embodied carbon. Read more.

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Addressing Carbon Debt
Addressing Carbon Debt 600 400 Mantle

Ryan Zizzo explains what key steps can be taken to minimize embodied carbon in infrastructure construction and outlines some global best practices for addressing the carbon debt of Canada’s buildings. Read more.

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