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Tim Eian
CPHD at TE Studio and Climate Action Activist


That is a great question: Generally, operational carbon far outweighs embodied carbon. It makes of course perfect sense to carefully consider construction materials but generally, the added insulation for a Passive House for instance more than makes up for... (More)

Zachary SemkeModerator
Director, Passive House Accelerator

Haha - provocative! From my perspective the whole embodied carbon versus operational carbon question is classic "yes-and", not "either-or". The rising awareness and interest in reducing the upfront carbon of construction is really important if we're going to address the... (More)