Embodied carbon remains an under-discussed factor among FMs, despite the significant impact it could have upon reaching net-zero targets.
Embodied carbon refers to the total amount of non-operational emissions of an asset, such as those stemming from production and maintenance, which can account for 50 per cent of a building’s overall carbon impact over a 30-year period. Making simple tactical choices can reduce the amount of embodied carbon present in assets, and there are plenty of resources available to help.
Our new white paper explores in depth the best way to reduce embodied carbon across your estate and the variety of benefits, both economical and environmental, that it could offer you.
It is now available for free download from the AltoSites resource page.