This report was authored by Gensler Research Institute in the U.S. and published in 2020. The analysis focus on carbon impact reduction of the built environment which entails both new constructions (embodied carbon) and existing buildings (operating carbon). Five core strategies are proposed for advancing climate resilience, focusing on such concepts as Reuse, Water, Energy, Materials. Specific actions within each of these categories are explained and exemplified by real case studies. Lastly, the report offers an illustration of the energy savings obtained by the building portfolio of the firm.
Key words: architecture/engineering, zero net energy

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