Think circular—Reducing embodied carbon through materials selection

  • Fiona Cousins, Tiffany Broyles Yost, Gray Bender
  • MRS Energy & Sustainability, January 2018, Cambridge University Press
  • DOI: 10.1557/mre.2018.3

Reducing Embodied Carbon through materials selection

What is it about?

The impact of materials selection and design on the embodied carbon impact of buildings.

Why is it important?

Building construction and materials production is a major emitter of carbon. Data is generally poor and the impacts are poorly understood.

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