Targeting Carbon in the Fight Against Climate Change

This course discusses the impact that buildings have on greenhouse gas emissions, particularly carbon, and how the Architecture 2030 Challenge for Products is looking to lower embodied carbon through a more sustainable building products offering.

Learning Objectives

  1. Acknowledge the major impact that building operations and building products are making on climate change.
  2. Recognize how the Architecture 2030 Challenge for Products focuses on lowering embodied carbon in the built environment.
  3. Identify ways that manufacturers are addressing the need for sustainable building products, and the information available to specifiers.
  4. Realize the key role that architects play in driving market change and the adoption/specification of lower carbon building materials.

Contact Information:

USG Corporation
Peggy Cornell

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Credits:

1 AIA LU
1 GBCI CE Hour

 

 

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