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ICYMI: All About EC3—The Embodied Carbon in Construction Calculator

March 11, 2024
This In Case You Missed It episode recaps two articles published on the i+s website in which experts share their insights on the EC3 tool for sustainability.

In this "In Case You Missed It" episode of I Hear Design, Chief Content Director Robert Nieminen reviews two recent articles from the i+s website that explore The Embodied Carbon in Construction Calculator, better known as EC3. The first is titled, “3 Designers Talk 3 Ways to Utilize EC3,” by Lona Rerick, sustainable design leader and architect at ZGF; Marty Brennan, architect, sustainability leader, light health researcher and mass timber enthusiast at ZGF; and Charlotte Jolly, an interior designer at ZGF,” was published online on January 29th. The second article published on February 28th and titled, “More Experts Sound off on the EC3,” was written by independent climate consultant Jon Strassner, who interviewed Perkins&Will D.C.’s Senior Technical Coordinator and Senior Associate Brittany McNairy, and Parallel Sustainability’s VP of Operations Rebecca Backer, to get their “how-to’s” on using the calculator to better understand and achieve climate impacts.

About the Author

Robert Nieminen | Chief Content Director

Robert Nieminen is the Chief Content Director of Architectural Products, BUILDINGS and i+s, sister publications of Smart Buildings Technology. He is an award-winning writer with more than 20 years of experience reporting on the architecture and design industry.

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