22 Nov '12, 3pm

We're working with @WRAP_UK @ArupGroup & @BREWatford on an embodied carbon database and we need your data!

We're working with @WRAP_UK @ArupGroup & @BREWatford on an embodied carbon database and we need your data!

The aim of the database is to provide an open, web-based resource for clients, planners, engineers, architects, building developers, quantity surveyors and other building professionals. This will assist in the design process by providing access to a larger embodied carbon data population than is available to a single company or individual. The database will enable industry professionals to share existing project embodied carbon data. The information will be collated and presented in a comprehensive format and allow project teams to gain an understanding of the typical embodied carbon performance levels for different building types. Timescales Arup, with support from BRE, will develop the functional specification for the database by January 2013. How to get involved In order to make this a success we require organisations to share any building level embodied carbon data the...

Full article: http://www.ukgbc.org/news/work-begins-embodied-carbon-pub...

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