Embodied carbon in construction

In November 2014, The BCSA and Tata Steel hosted a steel construction webinar that gave designers an overview of how embodied carbon should be considered, and provided some practical guidance on how to assess embodied carbon on individual projects.

Topics covered included:
What is embodied carbon?
How should embodied carbon be calculated?
Whole life embodied carbon data for common framing materials
Carbon footprint tool for buildings
Case studies

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Tata Steel Europe is Europe's second largest steel producer. With main steelmaking operations primarily in the UK and the Netherlands, Tata Steel Europe supplies steel and related services to the construction, automotive, packaging, mechanical engineering and other markets worldwide. Read more

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