BCO Whole-life carbon footprint measurement and Offices

  • Issue Date: March 2012
  • Publication: British Council for Offices

A report that sets out to provide a simple but robust methodology for measuring the whole-life carbon footprint of an office.

BCO LogoThis research paper by Gareth Roberts of Sturgis Carbon Profiling, and with a contribution by Prof. Angus McIntosh, explains the EU Standards on Carbon emissions reduction in the context of commercial development. The paper examines and explains the EU Standard CEN TC 350 and what its various stages mean in the context of low carbon building design. This paper has become a textbook for understanding whole-life carbon emissions.

You can read the report here.

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