July 2022 Meeting of the NGO/Governmental Roundtable on Embodied Carbon

CLF’s **Embodied Carbon Roundtable **has the following objectives:

  • Share news, strategic plans, resources, and tools related to embodied carbon.
  • Report planning and future dates for conferences, webinars, and meetings.
  • Inspire and facilitate ongoing communication and conversation among key leaders related to embodied carbon.
  • Encourage convergence on shared embodied carbon terminology, data standards, benchmarks, and targets for embodied carbon reduction.

Recording

Meeting date July 22. 30 attendees, 90 minute meeting
Meeting attendees from:

  • CLF - WBLCA Benchmarking Project
  • CLF – Embodied Carbon Policy Training Series
  • EcoBuild Network
  • US EPA
  • SE 2050
  • US DOE Building Technologies Office
  • Oregon DEQ (Dept. of Environmental Quality)
  • NRMCA
  • Passive House Network
  • CARE tool (ZNCC)
  • MEP 2040
  • Midwest Building Decarbonization Coalition
  • US DOT Federal Highway Administration
  • Climate Positive Design
  • Natural Resources Canada (NRCAN)
  • Sustainable Minds - ACLCA PCR Guidance Toolkit
  • RMI - Rocky Mountain Institute
  • We Mean Business Coalition
  • Facade Tectonics Institute
  • Building Transparency
  • USDA - Forest Products Laboratory
  • RAIC Climate Action Plan Steering Committee

Reports

  1. Brad Benke, CLF - WBLCA Benchmarking Project
  1. Bruce King - Ecobuild Network

3. Daniel Macri – EPA

4. Frances Yang - SE 2050

http://se2050.org

  1. Jaime Van-Mourik - US DOE Building Technologies Office
    For those interested in discussing EPD creation for alternative materials with DOE please let me know - jaime.van-mourik@ee.doe.gov

  2. Jordan Palmeri - Oregon DEQ (Dept. of Environmental Quality)

Current Sustainable Procurement Initiatives | Portland.gov;

  1. Katie Poss - NRMCA
  1. Ken Levenson - Passive House Network
  1. Lori Ferriss - CARE tool (ZNCC)

https://www.znccollaboration.org/contact

this will add you to the mailing list for the ZNCC, but if you’d like to make sure to receive the invitation for the coming meeting, please email me at lori.ferriss@goodyclancy.com, and I’ll make sure you’re on there

https://architecture2030.org/caretool/

  1. Luke Lombardi – MEP 2040

https://www.refrigerantimpact.org/

  1. Marnese Jackson - Midwest Building Decarbonization Coalition

http://midwestdecarb.org

August 11: Understanding Implicit Bias in Building Decarbonization
MWBDC Grants Program: Participation Stipends and Empowerment Grants – Midwest Building Decarbonization Coalition
Repost: Undoing White Supremacy Culture in Building Decarbonization

https://midwestdecarb.org/calendar/

  1. Megan Kalsman, CLF – Embodied carbon Policy Training SerIes
  1. Migdalia Carrion - US DOT Federal Highway Administration

https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/infrastructure/climatechallenge/

  1. Pamela Conrad – Climate Positive Design

  2. Patric Langevin - Natural Resources Canada (NRCAN)

https://www.nrcan.gc.ca/energy-efficiency/homes/local-energy-efficiency-partnerships-leep/leep-technology-guides/17346

  1. Terry Swack, Sustainable Minds - ACLCA PCR Guidance Toolkit

This PCR catalog is continually updated so you can always check here to find out if there’s a PCR for the product you are interested in

Just posted! – link to yesterday’s webinar w. Chris Magwood, Jack Rusk and Lori Ferriss explaining BEAM, EPIC and CARE carbon estimating tools for early stage building design

  1. Victor Olgyay - RMI

  2. Webly Bowles – NBI

  1. Mic Patterson – Facade Tectonics

Facade Tectonics Institute World Congress - October 12-13 - Live in Los Angeles; great keynotes, the rest paper presentations, building tours, etc.

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