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Embodied Carbon 101: Carbon Accounting
September 6, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pmFree
Learn the principles of carbon accounting and its application in design & construction.
This course introduces the process of carbon accounting. Life cycle assessment (LCA) is the tool used to quantify the carbon footprint and other environmental impacts of a material or assembly. Presenters define the basic terminology related to LCA as well as summarize the process of life cycle assessment. Overall, the course illustrates how the principles of carbon accounting can be applied to design and construction at all scales, using the breadth of data and tools available.
Presented by Virginia COTE with support from AIA Virginia’s Knowledge Community Grant program and the following sponsors:
Earn 1.5 AIA LU|HSW