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Luke Leung Speaks to Carbon Leadership Forum on Embodied Carbon Strategies

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Source: Carbon Leadership Forum

Our team is working with others to craft the embodied carbon strategies for the firm and work on some of the highest profile projects – from one of the first whole life carbon commercial buildings in the US, to a net zero city that is planned for another millennium.

On the hobby side, I chair the ASHRAE Task Force on Building Decarbonization, Embodied Carbon (LCA) work group. Like ASHRAE 90.1, there is an opportunity to craft a similar standard for the embodied carbon. In the Sustainable Leaders Peer Network MEP Embodied Carbon Team, we drafted an open letter to the MEP equipment manufacturers and worked with them to provide embodied carbon information.

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