Green Buildings Policy for Rezonings

Compliance, Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)

The City of Vancouver adopted the Green Buildings Policy for Rezonings, requiring all projects to report the life cycle equivalent carbon dioxide emissions (i.e. global warming potential impact, or ‘embodied carbon’) of each building, in kgCO2e/m², as calculated by a whole-building life cycle assessment (LCA), for compliance pathway B, “Low Emissions Green Buildings”.

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