Embodied Carbon and Whole Building Life Cycle Assessment (WBLCA) - IBPSA-USA Denver Chapter

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SimClub is excited to have Victoria Herrero-Garcia present about Embodied Carbon, Whole Building Life Cycle Assessment (WBLCA), and answer important questions such as:

- What is embodied carbon and how to reduce it in buildings?

- How does embodied carbon relate to energy?

- What tools are available to quantify embodied carbon in buildings?


Victoria Herrero-Garcia, Senior Sustainability and Carbon Project Manager at Ambient Energy, a Mead & Hunt Company

Victoria develops sustainability strategies and facilitates green building rating systems certifications for commercial and multi-family residential projects. Her work ranges from sustainability consultant, to daylight analyst, to whole building life cycle assessment (WBLCA) analyst. She works in projects pursuing a variety of green building rating systems certifications and awards such as LEED, Living Building Challenge, Green Globes, WELL. She also works on infrastructure projects pursuing Envision Award. Her daylight analysis and WBLCA work covers aviation, commercial, institutional, and some city projects among other building types. Her biggest interest is to reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the building sector.