Embodied Carbon | Measurement, Modeling & Innovation

2020 AIA/ACSA Intersections Research Conference: CARBON


This discussion is a deep dive into the tools that measure and model embodied carbon and how they're being used today in project work. You'll hear about the origin of Tally® as well as its latest features and see demonstrations about how it can be used on real projects. Firm leaders and researchers talk about where innovation in tool creation needs to go next and how AIA's Design Data Exchange can help.

Learning objectives

  • Understand how to measure and model embodied carbon in your building projects.
  • Learn the latest technologies in carbon tools that can be used on your real building projects today.
  • Discover the latest innovations in carbon modeling from leading experts.
  • Gain knowledge of AIA's design data exchange and how it can help you build sustainable projects.

The AIA/ACSA 2020 Intersections Research Conference was dedicated to the INTERSECTION of Education, Research and Practice, the conference sought to strengthen the INTERSECTION between academia and design practice, especially when it comes to research and innovation, focused on climate action and carbon management strategies. The virtual conference raised awareness of research happening in both academia and design practice and created opportunities for new partnerships, sources of funding, and collaborations. The conference took place live online September 30-October 2, 2020.

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 $40  non-member
 $25  member
1.50 LUs
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