Project Timeline Working Group
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions in new construction and renovation projects can be the work of a moment or a week of labor for a designer, can save or cost thousands for a client, and can significantly or marginally shape the environmental impact of a project. A small group of architects (including a specifier) discovered we had a shared goal—to simplify the process of reducing embodied carbon associated with our work. Found here is a broad spectrum of potential actions and tools by design phase, symbols denoting task duration, and flagged items that a designer can incorporate into their standard practice regardless of client enthusiasm level.
Share this document with project team members, including consultants, at the beginning of each phase, highlight goals for the phase, and track your progress. Feel free to reach out with any suggested additions or feedback!