Life Cycle Assessment

Edify Energy – 12 Geddes St LCA

Edify Energy engaged Edge to assist their architect in exploring sustainability opportunities for one of its residential projects.

Edge conducted a scoping Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of 3 different designs:

1. A heavyweight concrete construction option.

2. A lightweight timber construction and

3. A hybrid.

The assessment uncovered some surprising results, including a marginally better overall life cycle impact profile for the concrete-based design. As well as helping to inform decisions on the overall design, the assessment was also used to guide the architect’s detailed material selections for construction.

Edify Energy

Edify Energy


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