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Technical Paper 07

Embodied Carbon in Natural Building Stone in Scotland

Embodied Carbon in Natural Building Stone in Scotland

This paper looks at the embodied energy aspects associated with the procurement of building stone- how much carbon is used in extracting, processing and delivering stone from various sources. The benefits of a local sourcing of stone are discussed and options for further study.

  • Audiences:

    Planners and Owners, Conservation and Heritage Enthusiasts
  • Date Published:

    01 March 2010
  • Publisher:

    Historic Scotland
  • Publication Types:

    Technical Paper, Technical, Advice & Guidance
  • Format(s):

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    Technical Paper 07 (1.31 MB)
  • Language:

    English

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