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Building Reuse Is Climate Action

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Published June 1, 2021
By Lori Ferriss, AIA, PE, LEED AP BD+C
Planning Types: Campus Planning

Institution(s) referenced in this resource:
Boston University, Mount Holyoke College

Existing buildings are a tremendous untapped resource in climate action—reusing an existing building offers substantial carbon savings in the critical near term, which is the timeframe that matters as we look to stay within the Paris Agreement’s critical carbon budget. Read about two renovations that substantially reduced emissions while preserving campus character.

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