Tag Archives: Embodied Carbon

Measuring Capital and Embodied Carbon for Infrastructure – Draft of PAS 2080 is out for comment

BSI are currently looking for comments on the draft of Publicly Available Specification 2080 which covers the calculation of embodied carbon and operational carbon, or as the PAS calls it, Capital and Operational Carbon for Infrastructure.  According to BSI, the objective for … Continue reading

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The architect’s perspective on embodied carbon

Christian Dimbleby from Architype reflects on the the UKGBC Embodied Carbon Conference last month. http://www.architype.co.uk/blog/ukgbc-embodied-carbon-conference

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UK Government encourages use of Embodied Carbon and costing of Environmental Externalities in Construction Procurement

The Government’s recent Policy Note on Procurement of Steel for major projects highlights that the Public Contract Regulations (PCRs 2015) which came into force in February allow Public Procurement on the basis of environmental and social criteria, in addition to economic criteria. … Continue reading

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A Developer, Contractor, Manufacturer and Consultant’s perspectives on Embodied Carbon

UKGBC member videos from their Conference on 1 October. 

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