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We Can’t Build Our Way To Net Zero: Building Stewardship At Agnes Scott

source: Drawdown Georgia 6/22/22

As Carl Elefante, former president of the American Institute of Architects, once said: “The greenest building is the one that already exists.” A powerful example of this comes from Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Ga.: this school is making progress toward carbon neutrality by preserving and retrofitting its magnificent existing buildings.

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Raze or Retrofit? CARE Tool Has the Answer

source: Building Green | 12/5/22

Should it stay or should it go? From a carbon perspective, conventional wisdom says most buildings should stay. The CARE Tool backs that up with data.

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CarbonPositive: Carbon Intelligence for Reuse Decisions

source: Architect Magazine |  12/16/22

Thanks to a new tool, architects and building professionals can accurately quantify the emissions savings of “reuse versus replacement.”

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We Can’t Build Our Way To Net Zero

source: Next City | 1/10/23

Op-ed: Reusing and retrofitting existing buildings is vital to achieving significant emissions reduction targets in the few years we have.

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