July 17, 2024

The Elephant in the Room: Deconstruction Reduces Embodied Carbon

Carbon Wise embraces deconstruction over demolition. Reusing materials instead of manufacturing new ones reduces embodied carbon and promotes the circular economy.

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March 29, 2023

Green Concrete: The Foundation for a Sustainable Home

New, green concrete options are emerging to help lower the embodied carbon of homes and buildings and achieve global climate goals.

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June 12, 2020

Does Your Insulation Have Low Embodied Carbon?

Zero energy homes need thick layers of insulation, but some materials have serious climate impacts. Identify the key factors that affect the carbon footprint of insulation materials and some good choices for future projects.

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