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Design Strategies for Reducing Embodied Carbon

July 31, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Join ECN Vancouver for an engaging discussion with other industry professionals to explore a range of structural- and envelope-related design strategies to reduce embodied carbon.

The night will kick off with a presentation that highlights a range of design strategies to reduce embodied carbon gathered from a range of reports and resources. This presentation will seed the group discussions focused on the following three broad categories of design strategies:

  • Structure – concrete and steel
  • Structure – wood
  • Building envelope


6:00pm – Mingling

6:45pm – Presentation on potential embodied carbon reduction strategies

7:15pm – Split into three groups to discuss each category of solutions

7:45pm – Whole group discussion on all three categories

9:00pm – Finish

About ECN Vancouver

Previously known as Embodied Carbon Catalyst, ECN Vancouver became an official local chapter of the Embodied Carbon Network in the summer of 2019. ECN Vancouver organizes events that empower building industry professionals to become champions for embodied carbon.

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July 31, 2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Morrison Hershfield
310 - 4321 Still Creek Drive
Burnaby, BC Canada
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