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Policy Primer: Regulating Embodied Emissions of Buildings; Insights for Ontario’s Municipal Governments

Download the policy primer here.  Mantle Developments, together with the University of Toronto’s Ha/f Research Studio and the City of Toronto’s Planning Department, have produced a […]

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Ontario’s first benchmarking of embodied carbon for large buildings

Mantle Developments, together with the University of Toronto’s Ha/f Research Studio and the City of Toronto, have produced the first benchmarking of embodied carbon for […]

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Strategies for Low Carbon Concrete

Mantle Developments authors report on procuring low embodied carbon concrete.  Did you know that concrete is the second most widely consumed substance after only water? […]

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Net Zero Carbon Construction

Understanding Embodied Carbon & Net Zero Carbon Construction When it comes to creating lower-carbon construction, does the building industry have a blind spot? For a […]

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Integrating LCA into Ontario’s Infrastructure Planning & Decision Making

Mantle was engaged by the Ontario Ministry of Infrastructure to perform research, analysis, and provide insights for consideration on strategies to integrate life cycle assessment […]

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Embodied Carbon

Embodied Carbon in Construction: Policy Primer for Ontario

This primer provides an overview of the concept of embodied carbon and describes how life cycle assessment (LCA) can be used to calculate and minimize […]

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Embodied Carbon of Buildings and Infrastructure

Embodied Carbon of Buildings and Infrastructure

Addressing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from buildings and infrastructure is a key component of the global fight against climate change. This report was commissioned by […]

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Addressing Carbon Debt

Ryan Zizzo explains what key steps can be taken to minimize embodied carbon in infrastructure construction and outlines some global best practices for addressing the […]

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