Carbon emissions come from the creation, operation and disposal of materials. The phrase embodied carbon refers to the measurement of the carbon footprint of a material throughout the product lifecycle. Learn more about embodied carbon within buildings.

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Should I Stay or Should I Go: The Embodied Carbon of Buildings

Improving the efficiency of new and existing buildings is a crucial strategy for cities and states that are charting a path to decrease carbon emissions and meet ambitious climate goals. But what about the materials that are being used to construct and retrofit buildings? Fabricating the materials that comprise buildings—like concrete, steel, and windows—also releases … Continued