Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions

7 Pathways to Greener Construction

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions from buildings is a tall order, but there are a few things the industry can do to decrease its impact. Learn more.

Take Action Now to Reduce Building Carbon Emissions

The building and construction industry stands as the world’s single largest emitter of carbon emissions when accounting for both operational and embodied carbon. Address emissions in the built environment by specifying products with recycled materials that can be recycled at end of life.

AHR Expo: The HFC Refrigerant Phase Out [Podcast]

With the political situation, lawsuit against EPA regulations and what states are doing to help phase out high global warming refrigerants, it’s hard for facility managers and building owners to know what steps to take next.

How Much Embodied Carbon Is In Your Building?

Embodied carbon in building materials represents roughly half of the total carbon emissions that will result from new construction between 2020-2050. A new sustainability initiative by innovative manufacturers aims to make it easier to measure and lower buildings’ carbon footprints.

Greenbuild’s Sustainability Pledges - What’s Yours?

Greenbuild, the world’s largest green building conference and expo, asks attendees to take a sustainability pledge as part of registering for the event. Suggesting concrete action items encourages attendees to make a personal investment in the show’s sustainability goals.