Intended for cities and other government bodies to develop a strategy, action plan and policies to dramatically reduce embodied carbon, defined as carbon emissions from manufacture, transport, use and end of life of construction materials.
Template code language for loca Low Carbon Concrete Building Standards, referencing relevant state codes for California municipalities.
Requiring product-specific Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) and using those EPDs to select lower impact mixes for Portland Cement Concrete.
Committing the local government to promoting the use of low embodied carbon concrete products in building and infrastructure projects within the Village.
Was the first in the nation to address the negative environmental externalities of concrete when it added a mandatory low carbon concrete specification to the Marin County Building Code.
Setting a maximum for Portland cement content in concrete.