Embodied Carbon in Construction Policy Primer for Ontario


This policy primer is intended for design teams and policymakers interested in addressing embodied carbon, emissions associated with construction material extraction, manufacture, and transportation, and building and infrastructure construction, maintenance, and decommissioning in the Ontario context. The primer provides an overview of the concept of embodied carbon and describes how life cycle assessment (LCA) can be used to calculate and minimize life cycle GHG impacts from construction projects.

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