Building materials have been getting added scrutiny by construction professionals examining how much carbon is locked in them and what happens as the material ages and releases that carbon. Embodied carbon, as a byproduct of building materials, accounts for 11% of annual global emissions.
One approach is found in Tally, a LCA (life cycle assessment) app that is fully integrated into Autodesk Revit. Tally quantifies and analyzes carbon locked in building materials and was developed by KieranTimberlake and its research development subsidiary KT Innovations. Tally was launched in 2013 to give designers the means to measure embodied environmental impacts so
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