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Introducing Whole-life Carbon metrics: Recommendations for highly efficient and climate-neutral buildings
2021-05-17
Author: Zsolt Toth, Jonathan Volt
Region of Activities: Europe
Type: Report
Origin: BPIE

With the drive towards reducing in-use energy to “nearly zero”, sources of carbon emissions from buildings, beyond in-use operational energy demand, become increasingly important and therefore a vital part of future carbon reduction plans. This policy briefing demonstrates that carbon metrics are needed to align building policies and incentives with carbon-neutrality goals.