Episode 11: Embodied Carbon

Special guests Jennifer O'Connor from Athena Sustainable Materials Institute, Anthony Pak from Priopta, and Stacy Smedley from Building Transparency join us to discuss embodied carbon.

Co-hosted by Mic Patterson, PhD, LEED AP+ Facade Tectonics Institute and Ted Kesik, PhD University of Toronto.

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Continuing Education (members only)

FTI members are eligible to earn one (1) AIA LU credit for this episode.

Learning objectives:

  1. Identify the stages that constitute the definition of embodied carbon
  2. Recognize the importance of life cycle assessments.
  3. Identify tools that evaluate the effects of carbon emission.
  4. Learn about Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) for products.
  5. Distinguish between the operational carbon emissions from embodied carbon in buildings.

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