Thornton Tomasetti: Net Zero and the construction industry
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U.S., Dec. 6 -- Achieving net zero goals in construction and design requires further regulation that must focus on both operational energy efficiency and embodied carbon, argues Thornton Tomasetti's Sustainability Lead Duncan Cox.
This year we have seen a huge rise in political, public and industry attention toward climate change, with the global emergency dominating many of the headlines. As a result, the UK government committed to becoming net-zero by 2050. But what does this mean for the construction industry?
Following the net-zero targets announced by the government, the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) released a framework definition for net-zero carbon buildings to provide the industry with clarity on how to achieve net-zero car...
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