New Master Class: How to Identify and Drive Down Embodied Carbon in Buildings – Passive House Canada

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Passive House Canada is bringing back the popular Master Class: How to Identify and Drive Down Embodied Carbon in Buildings (310)!


This is an introductory course on embodied carbon geared towards construction professionals and policy makers. The course provides a high-level overview of the importance of embodied carbon, how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with the built environment, as well as a summary of embodied carbon calculation tools available to construction professionals.

Learning Outcomes include:

  • Understand the difference between Scope 1, 2 and 3 greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Identify the different lifecycle stages of construction materials.
  • Understand the difference between operational and embodied greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Identify the primary sources of operational and embodied greenhouse gas emissions for buildings.
  • Quantify the relative importance of embodied emissions per building element.
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Course Instructors

The instructor for this course will be Philippe St-Jean

Course Fee

PHC Member – $198
Non- Member- $220

Professional development

Total number of learning hours: 2

  • AIBC Core Learning Units: 2 Core LUs (based on attendance of live course)
  • BC Housing (HPO): 2 CPD Informal (based on attendance of live course)
  • PHI: 2 Credit points – K055_2021_CA (based on attendance of live course)
  • ALBNL: 2 Core Learning Hours (based on attendance of live course)
  • AANB: 2 Core Learning Hours (based on attendance of live course)
  • NSAA: 2 Core Learning Hours (based on attendance of live course)

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Passive House Canada
Passive House Canada
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