The Importance of Whole Life Carbon in the Built Environment

There’s currently a movement within the built industry to focus solely on upfront or embodied carbon rather than the whole life carbon of a project.

If this trend continues, decision-making may be skewed based on incomplete data and potentially derail your long-term net zero progress.

Link to download the article below which delves into:

  • Unveiling the differences between upfront, embodied, operational, and whole life carbon
  • Exposing risks of a siloed approach to Embodied Carbon strategies
  • Exploring merits of adopting a holistic whole life carbon approach.

Carbon Insights: Risks of Conducting Independant Assessment of Upfront or Embodied Carbon

Written by William Turner and Robin Campbell from our Net Zero Innovation Centre.

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