Case Studies and Guides

Our resources are aimed at helping designers, policy-makers, consultants, businesses, and building owners reduce embodied carbon.

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April 23, 2024

Press Release – BC Embodied Carbon Awards Recognize Excellence in Climate-Friendly Building Design

February 22, 2024

Newsletters: Latest Edition plus 2024 Issues

January 30, 2024

Material Emissions Benchmark Report for Part 9 Homes in Vancouver

January 30, 2024

Discover Montessori: Hear how we Became a 2023 BC Embodied Carbon Awards Winner.

November 29, 2023

The City of Vancouver’s Embodied Carbon Guidelines

November 23, 2023

Exploring Circular Strategies to Extend the Life of Existing Commercial Buildings

November 22, 2023

Newsletters: 2023 Issues

September 29, 2023

Embodied Emissions Case Study: Inlet View

September 28, 2023

Case Study: Passive House and Embodied Carbon 

September 19, 2023

Concrete: A Pragmatic Approach to Lowering Embodied Carbon

August 16, 2023

Making the Case for Building Reuse

July 26, 2023

Carbon Storing Buildings: A Gateway to Justice and Belonging

January 30, 2024

Material Emissions Benchmark Report for Part 9 Homes in Vancouver

November 23, 2023

Exploring Circular Strategies to Extend the Life of Existing Commercial Buildings

September 29, 2023

Embodied Emissions Case Study: Inlet View

Meeting 2030 Goals, Today In combination, building operations and construction are responsible for 39 percent of global CO2 emissions. Estimates vary depending on the scope of […]
September 28, 2023

Case Study: Passive House and Embodied Carbon 

Can we have energy-efficient homes that are also low in embodied carbon?   Because the City of Vancouver requires new homes to be highly energy-efficient, the city […]
September 19, 2023

Concrete: A Pragmatic Approach to Lowering Embodied Carbon

June 13, 2023

Embodied Emissions Case Study: Nelson Laneway

Summary Reducing the whole-life carbon of buildings is crucial to meeting Canada’s 2030 and 2050 climate goals. Currently, buildings in BC alone are responsible for about […]