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The EC3 Tool - Skanska - Calculating & Comparing Carbon Footprint of Buildings
Planning and Design

Calculating the Carbon Footprint of Buildings, Introducing The EC3 Calculator From Skanska

...EC3 - Reducing the carbon footprint of buildings EC3 Tool – The background - The interest in the environmental impact of buildings is not new by any means: scientists and building experts have been studying the life cycle analysis of buildings for several decades , particularly for certain materials such as the impac...

The Top Twelve Green Building Trends for 2020
Planning and Design

Find out what's trending in 2020 for Green Home Construction

...EC3 carbon footprint calculator . Programs like the ZNE mentioned above can really benefit from this, since, to determine the entire carbon footprint of a building from cradle to grave, you would need to know more than the amount of energy that will be consumed during operation; you need to know the embodied energy - w...

Natural Building Insulation Made of Grass - Eco-friendly, Green
Insulation and soundproofing

Non-toxic natural building insulation made of grass

...EC3 Calculator for calculating the carbon footprint of buildings. Finding natural ways to insulate a home is all well and good, but any natural building insulation needs to perform as well as the mainstream commercial alternatives if it is to be a viable player in the green home building industry. Organic insulation ...

Affordable Modern Prefab Eco Homes Available - The S1600
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

The S1600 - affordable modern prefab eco homes for families

...EC3 tool, an online carbon calculator to determine the carbon emissions of a home design and easily compare different materials. LEED & Passive House ready prefabs as eco homes - available now The S1600 is one of many affordable green prefab home kits presented on Ecohome here , and you can specifically go direct...