Last edited 04 Mar 2022

Biogenic carbon

Improving Consistency in Whole Life Carbon Assessment and Reporting, Carbon Definitions for the Built Environment, Buildings and Infrastructure, Version ‘A’, May 2021, published by WLCN, LETI and RIBA, states: ‘‘Biogenic Carbon’ refers to the carbon removals associated with carbon sequestration into biomass as well as any emissions associated with this sequestered carbon.’

Climate Emergency Design Guide: How new buildings can meet UK climate change’, published by The London Energy Transformation Initiative (LETI) in January 2020 suggests biogenic carbon refers to: 'Emissions are those that originate from biological sources such as plants, trees, and soil.'

See also: Biogenic.

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