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policy, buildings, and decarbonization

  • 1.  policy, buildings, and decarbonization

    Posted 03-07-2019 10:16

    It's time for decarbonization, people. Are you ready?

    #architecture #buildings #decarbonization #leadership #climatechange #sustainability

    https://www.nrdc.org/experts/pierre-delforge/california-puts-buildings-energy-policy-spotlight



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    Kira Gould
    Principal
    Kira Gould CONNECT
    Oakland CA
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  • 2.  RE: policy, buildings, and decarbonization

    Posted 03-08-2019 16:25
    Exactly how are buildings decarbonized?

    Carbonization is a process in which a fuel is heated without air to leave solid porous carbon. Coke is produced commercially by carbonization of coal, either at high or low temperatures. The main purpose in the carbonization of coal is to produce coke, and any chemicals produced are of secondary importance.

    Maybe they really mean decarbondioxideation?

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    Dennis Wells AIA
    Oklahoma City OK
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  • 3.  RE: policy, buildings, and decarbonization

    Posted 03-12-2019 15:18

    https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/decarbonize

     

    The English Oxford dictionary includes the following definition of decarbonize.

    Reduce the amount of gaseous carbon compounds released in or as a result of (an environment or process)

     

     

    Heidi Kasper, AIA, LEED AP BD&C | AE Green Building, CES | Austin Energy

    811 Barton Springs Rd, Suite 400 | Austin, Texas 78704 | (512) 482-5407

     






  • 4.  RE: policy, buildings, and decarbonization

    Posted 03-22-2019 13:36

    Maybe their "decarbonization" is akin to United Airlines' "reaccomodation"?

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    Michael Poloukhine AIA
    Owner
    ReSquare Architecture + Construction
    Los Angeles CA
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  • 5.  RE: policy, buildings, and decarbonization

    Posted 03-22-2019 13:36
    Or, maybe, more like the "re-education" offered in the old Soviet GULAG University System? ;-)

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    Michael Poloukhine AIA
    Owner
    ReSquare Architecture + Construction
    Los Angeles CA
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