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In this episode, we talk to Megan Stringer, SE, LEED, AP, BD+C, Associate Principal at Holmes, about embodied carbon reduction and how engineers can help reduce embodied carbon in construction.
Here Are Some of the Questions We Ask Megan:
- What is embodied carbon and why is it important?
- How can structural engineers help reduce embodied carbon in construction?
- What is the Structural Engineers 2050 Commitment Program, and how does it aim to help embodied carbon reductions?
- What is the most creative thing that you have seen in an Embodied Carbon Action Plan (ECAP) regarding how an engineering firm has reduced their embodied carbon?
- What is a Life Cycle Assessment?
- What was your involvement in the largest mass timber building in North America — a Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) structure?
- What career advice would you give to young engineers who would like to achieve success similar to yours?
Here Are Some of the Key Points Discussed About Reducing Embodied Carbon in Construction:
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