The built environment is growing at a record pace in the United States. In just one sector, it is estimated that 2.5 million new housing units are needed to make up for the nation’s housing shortage. To reduce the GHG emissions associated with that construction, communities need to act now to create embodied carbon strategies that reduce environment impacts from buildings we’ll use well into the future.

Download Understanding the Role of Embodied Carbon in Climate Smart Buildings: Report on Carbon Reduction Policy and Design Best Practices.

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