A short guide to embodied carbon in building structures

Author: Prof. R. Plank

Date published

1 September 2011

First published: 1 September 2011

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A short guide to embodied carbon in building structures

Guidance
A short guide to embodied carbon in building structures
Date published

1 September 2011

First published

1 September 2011

Author

Prof. R. Plank

Price

Free

Access Resource

Essential guidance for structural engineers, on the reduction of a structure's carbon footprint; focusing on embodied energy and carbon associated directly with the structure.

This short guide considers how structural engineers can influence levels of embodied energy and carbon within a structure, and includes reference to other issues such as operational energy.

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Format:
Book (PDF)
ISBN:
978-1-906335-19-9
Pages:
18
Publisher:
IStructE Ltd
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