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How to calculate embodied carbon
Provides an introduction to calculating carbon and embodied carbon as part of the life cycle of building structures and to meet the net zero carbon targets by 2050. Looks at the purpose, principles and impacts, through the lifecycle stages and modules, the inputs, processes and outputs and looks at carbon factor databases.
Supersedes A short guide to embodied carbon in building structures (IStructE, 2011).
Gibbons, O.P. and Orr, J. J.
Institution of Structural Engineers
The Institution of Structural Engineers publishes authoritative books and technical reports that provide essential, accurate information for structural engineers.
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