Embodied Carbon 101

LMN Architects

When we think of our carbon footprint, we tend to consider the emissions from electricity and gas we use to heat our buildings or to cook our meals. Until recently, nearly everyone overlooked the greenhouse gas emissions spent to create, transport, maintain, and dispose or recycle building materials. The impacts of building materials on climate change are commonly referred to as ‘embodied carbon.’ In this article, we’ll explain what embodied carbon is, how it’s measured, and how design teams can best approach reductions.

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