4.11 Embodied Energy in Retrofit

By the end of this lesson you will have learned: more about the embodied energy associated with low energy retrofit. The “Carbon Burp” How much material is used? The “Carbon Payback” Carbon Savings in the longer term Following the creation of this training course the AECB has developed, in partnership with Tim Martel, an embodied […]

Suggested reading

  1. ‘Your garden eats carbon (so please feed it well!)’ From:https://www.treehugger.com/your-garden-eats-carbon-so-please-feed-it-well-4857074 accessed 04/01/16
  2. ‘Urban plants’ role as carbon sinks ‘underestimated’ From: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-14121360 accessed 04/01/16
  3. ‘Mapping an urban ecosystem service: quantifying above-ground carbon storage at a city-wide scale’ From: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2011.02021.x/abstract accessed 04/01/16


Lesson tags: carbon burp, carbon payback, carbon sequestration, CarbonLite Retrofit, cumulative carbon emissions, embodied energy
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