Embodied Carbon 101: MEP
Managing embodied carbon impacts? Don't overlook your project's MEPs.
Though mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) systems feature heavily in conversations about operational energy, they are an often-overlooked element in the embodied carbon conversation. Learn how MEP contributes to a project’s overall embodied carbon, including the impacts of systems of different scales and complexity, as well as the effects of MEP replacement cycles.
- Identify which mechanical, engineering, and plumbing (MEP) systems components contribute to embodied carbon and how.
- Assess the embodied carbon impacts of MEP systems relative to the embodied carbon impacts of other building systems and components in a building.
- Analyze the embodied carbon impacts of MEP systems across varying build scales, complexities, and types.
- Integrate replacement cycles and associated embodied carbon for MEP systems as part of the life cycle assessment for a building.
This course is part of a series
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