Reducing Embodied Carbon with Natural Stone


Date: August 22, 2024
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm ET

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Join us for a case study in sustainable construction as we delve into a compelling case study that showcases the remarkable potential of natural stone in minimizing embodied carbon. Discover how the Freedom Place project in Dallas, TX successfully replaced pre-cast concrete with natural limestone, resulting in an 80% reduction in global warming potential without breaking the bank.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review published Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for natural stone and compare results to other building materials including terrazzo, pre-cast concrete, and engineered quartz.
  • Gain insights into how strategic material choices can significantly mitigate global warming and other environmental concerns.
  • Explore the intricacies of a real-world project that prioritized sustainability without significant increases in budget.
  • Walk away with practical knowledge on incorporating more natural stone in your projects.




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