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What is a Whole Life Carbon Assessment?
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Do you understand Whole Life Carbon Assessments? This article, adapted from one of our new Timber Knowledge Sheets, introduces the basics of  WLCAs Incorporating low embodied carbon materials, such as timber, into a building’s design can make a significant contribution to the reduction of embodied carbon in the built environment....
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Scotts Timber Engineering awarded Carbon Footprint certification
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Scotts Timber Engineering has been awarded a Carbon Footprint certification from Go Climate Positive, a provider of carbon management and offsetting services. To date, Scotts is the only timber engineering business to receive a Go Climate Positive certification. This shows that Scotts is currently producing a third less carbon per...
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Send us your thoughts on the RICS’ new standard for carbon measurement
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The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) will be publishing a new edition of its Whole Life Carbon Assessment (WLCA) guidance. They are now seeking feedback on the current draft. What will the new WLCA guidance achieve? Created by RICS in consultation with internationally recognised construction-industry bodies, they anticipate the...
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