ZCB-Design Standard v3

The Zero Carbon Building – Design Standard v3 (ZCB-Design v3) is a one-time certification based on final design which helps ensure projects are designed to optimize reductions in both operational and embodied carbon. Updated in June 2022, revisions to the Standard were informed by two years of market feedback, as well as changing market expectations related to operational and embodied carbon emissions.

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ZCB Certification Guide

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Treatment of Incomplete Space in BD+C

Many building projects have some incomplete space when they submit for certification. There…
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