This session proposes actionable items for developers, architects, engineers, contractors involved in the design and construction of facades on how to lower upfront Embodied Carbon while balancing Operational Carbon.
1. Understand the definitions of Embodied Carbon and Operational Carbon and their associated environmental impacts. 2. Learn about the impacts of materials selection process on Embodied Carbon. 3. Actionable items to reduce Embodied Carbon during Design and Construction. 4. Upcoming Policies on Embodied Carbon of Core and Shell of Buildings in California.